As well as the beautiful period features, Leoma and her family love the house’s peaceful location with river and park nearby.
Try the lead-effect planter, from £34.90, Terrace Gardener
The dramatic chandelier shows off the elegant proportions of this room.
Esme chandelier, £557, Sweetpea & Willow, would work. Philo large sofa, from £1,275, Arlo & Jacob, has this look. Igara mango wood terrarium, £140, Nkuku. Walls in Chateau elite emulsion, £51 for 2.5ltr, Zoffany
Detached Victorian house
Sitting room, drawing room, kitchen-diner, utility room, playroom, five bedrooms, (two en suite), two bathrooms
PREVIOUS PROPERTY ‘We had a smaller house in Richmond,’ says Leoma
‘The branch is from the garden and was first put up two Christmases ago,’ says Leoma.
French cabinet, £800, Sunbury Antiques Market; in Railings estate eggshell, £64 for 2.5ltr, Farrow & Ball. Woodcroft Colonial table, £2,495, One World. Replica Hans J Wegner wishbone chairs, from £183 each, Swivel. Try the Newport lantern, £88, Maisons du Monde
For Leoma Harper, moving into a large detached period property five years ago proved to be a good decision. As well as giving her and her husband a lot more space for their money, it provided a bigger garden for their daughter, seven, and son, four. ‘With its period features and high ceilings, this double-fronted Victorian house ticked all the boxes on our wish list and we loved the peaceful location,’ says Leoma.
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