House Call: Summerhouse in South London by

Issue 27 · Urban Outdoors · July 6, 2011

House Call: Summerhouse in South London

Issue 27 · Urban Outdoors · July 6, 2011

Located in south London, this tiny summerhouse is an outbuilding situated on the grounds of an imposing brick manor house. The interior has been painted bright white and a small but serviceable kitchen installed; perfect as an urban retreat. Images via Light Locations.

Above: Double doors open onto a deck; raised beds are planted with a profusion of summery blooms.

Above: In the kitchen, a framed Royal Wedding Commemorative Tea Towel by Maria Holmer Dahlgren hangs above the sink.

Above: Glossy white painted floors add to the summery feel.

Above: The interiors are intentionally spare, save for a few simple pieces of furniture.

Above: A dash of modernity, via a midcentury settee.

Above: The outside area features raised beds planted with flowers, herbs, and vegetables.



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