A Family-Friendly House in Sussex by

Issue 74 · The Kids Are All Right · May 27, 2013

A Family-Friendly House in Sussex

Issue 74 · The Kids Are All Right · May 27, 2013

A rambling cottage in the English countryside (East Sussex, to be exact) welcomes children, dogs, friends, and visitors with its unstuffy interiors‚ and some of the most charming kids' rooms we've seen. Stay tuned for a Steal This Look tomorrow (we'll be dissecting one of those children's bedrooms).

Images via Light Locations.

forest house sussex exterior

Above: The exterior is stained black, in dramatic contrast to the green countryside.

forest house sussex scissors

Above: In the living room, scissors as decor.

sussex farmhouse kitchen

Above: A trio of black industrial pendants illuminates the dining room table.

sussex farmhouse kitchen

Above: A simple, low-budget kitchen.

east sussex farmhouse tripod light

Above: Window frames have been stripped and add a rustic note.


Above: The expansive living area.

sussex farmhouse sitting room

Above: A sun room offers views of the surrounding landscape.

  forest house sussex guest room

Above: In a guest room, a shelf of books provides diversion.

forest house sussex childrens room

Above: A children's room featuring rustic twin beds from XO in My Room.

forest house sussex childrens bedroom 2

Above: A closer look at the rustic bed made from reclaimed materials from XO in My Room.

sussex house path

Above: A path leads to the entryway.

east sussex outdoor chairs

Above: The black stained exterior cuts a dramatic profile.

east sussex deck chair 2

Above: The house is surrounded by decking for an indoor outdoor feel.


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