North Lakes Farmhouse

Our involvement in this project began before our clients had even found their dream property. In touch from afar during the house-hunting stage, Sarah’s first task upon appointment was to introduce a trusted firm of architects with whom she then worked for the duration of the 16month build. A farmhouse dating back several hundred years … Continued

Holiday Let

This property, nestled in the heart of the Lake District, had been operating as a holiday let for the past 10 years. With the interior looking tired, the owner was keen to update it, both to increase their own enjoyment of it and to maximise the value of its bookings. The interiors needed to be … Continued

18th Century Georgian Farmhouse

This charming Georgian Farmhouse in North Lancashire was a melee of dark rooms with a small kitchen and a lay-out unsuited to the new owners with their three young children. Dividing walls were removed and opened up to allow for a large family kitchen incorporating a dining and seating area. A children’s snug was created … Continued

Lakeland Cottage

The challenge posed by this beautifully situated Lake District second home was to reintroduce lost character and to create a dining room from a small dead space in the entrance hall. With our regular team of builders and joiners we created a cosy dining area with space-saving fixed seating while in the adjacent sitting room, … Continued

17th Century Lakeland House

This project involved a full team of trades from builder, plumber and electrician to curtain maker, upholsterer and furniture maker. We started by taking this 17th Century house back to its bare bones and set about creating an elegant and comfortable Lakeland bolt hole for its owners and their teenage sons. Slate flags were laid … Continued

Hotel Kirkby Lonsdale

A 5 star inn, with bar, restaurant and rooms, Plato’s is situated in the fabulous market town of Kirkby Lonsdale and draws tourists from across Cumbria, Lancashire, Yorkshire and beyond. We created 8 individually designed, luxurious bedrooms, a welcoming bar with contemporary, comfortable seating and a sleek restaurant. Natural materials including simple wools, wood and … Continued

Western Lake District house

This charming house was bought to provide a weekend getaway for its owners and ultimately somewhere to which they could retire. A clean and contemporary country interior look was designed with an emphasis on natural materials and quality of workmanship. The bedrooms were to provide simple yet luxurious accommodation with half tester beds providing an … Continued

Coachbuilt Horsebox

Starting with literally a bare container, a luxury five berth living area was creating in this 7.5 tonne horsebox. Keeping a tight rein (!) on budget, a high-end finish was achieved with carefully-selected materials and a simple colour scheme of walnut brown, cream and navy blue. This was repeated throughout the living area in the … Continued

Longlands Inn & Cottages

The Longlands Inn & Cottages is a popular countryside inn on the border of Lancashire and Cumbria. The decorating brief was to maintain the charm of the traditional pub and to design accommodation offering the warmest of welcomes across its 12 rooms and 6 cottages. With its rural situation and country-loving clientele we decorated with … Continued