MODERN elegance
25 Beautiful Homes|August 2021
Rebecca and Sam Churchill’s goal for their dated 1930s house was to make it contemporary and calm
AMELIA THORPE

HOME TRUTHS

THE PROPERTY Detached 1930s house

LOCATION Surrey

ROOMS Sitting room, kitchen-diner/living area, playroom, study, utility room, cloakroom, five bedrooms (all en suite)

PURCHASED 2015

PREVIOUS PROPERTY ‘We moved here from Clapham, south London,’ says Rebecca.

Moving from London to Surrey six years ago, Rebecca and Sam Churchill had chosen a family-size house with plenty of potential. But as the years rolled by, busy with family life with their two young daughters, stay-at-home mum Rebecca and visual effects artist Sam found themselves stumped by how to tackle the project. ‘The house was rather chaotic,’ recalls Rebecca. ‘The rooms felt cramped with an illogical layout and our storage was limited, so it was always messy.’

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