Step Inside a London Designer’s Elegant Edwardian Home

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Step Inside a London Designer’s Elegant Edwardian Home

In this episode of Houzz TV Live, London designer Claudia Dorsch gives a virtual tour of her family’s Edwardian home in Hampstead. Dorsch kept the traditional layout with separate rooms rather than tear down walls to create an open plan. But she moved the kitchen from a dark location in the middle of the home to an area at the rear that enjoys natural light and a connection to the backyard terrace and garden. An unusual granite island countertop with a pebbled look and a combination of light wood and glossy white cabinets join an antique hutch to create a modern-meets-traditional style. Dorsch also highlights a laundry room packed with storage features and a master bedroom designed to function like a suite at a fancy hotel, with millwork details on the walls and a ceiling inspired by French chateaus.

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J and N Larson

The ability to hide a messy area behind closed doors is one reason to keep a kitchen as a separate space. Another is that sooner or later, the hood will need repair or replacement, and grease is very hard to clean off soft and other non-scrub surfaces.

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cashester

Absolutely lovely renovation. Ms. Dorsch perfectly married the old with the new, being true to the grace and style of the old while incorporating new finishes and accents. The mouldings and trim are wonderful. Fabulous kitchen, laundry and master suite! With all the attention to storage and space use, it is a perfect family home.

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Nathalie Nebeling

What a fantastic home! functional, well planned and stunning.

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Lizzy L.

It's a beautiful home. My favorite parts are the moldings and the marble fireplace with the antique glass.

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roxystew

Everything is beautiful!!

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Claudia Dorsch Interior Design Ltd

Thank you for your lovely feedback!

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franmeyer

LOVE the sofa in the (master bedroom)sitting room.

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Sharon Vella

What a stunning beautiful home, definitely made with a labour of love.

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aleria57

Beautiful, comfortable home with so much storage that I could really use. Bravo.

   
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gordon weldon

What type of hedge is that you are growing?