About Us

The Curious House is a bespoke design and sourcing service. We concentrate on historic houses and their decor, specialising in reclaimed items. We can re-envisage a space and template, creating a freestanding reclaimed kitchen or a bespoke reclaimed bathroom, integrating modern life with historic pieces. We can also source one-off pieces to complement your existing space. If you like our projects contact us and we can discuss how we can help with your space.

What services do you provide?

Antiques, Artwork, Furniture, Reclamation & Salvage, Upholstery, Interior Design

How would you describe your style?

Reclamation and period decor.

Please describe a recently completed project or tell us about the bespoke service that you offer

We renovated and reconfigured a Grade II listed Georgian fronted townhouse which incorporated a 17c barn. The property was both gutted and sandblasted, then after extensive research reclaimed cobbles, Georgian pine, reclaimed flagstones, period lighting and switches where reinstated. We created a freestanding reclaimed kitchen with a flooring of reclaimed terracotta roof tiles. The family bathroom was created with contemporary pieces from Hurlingham, a reclaimed French bow fronted basin, earthenware pan and a Georgian cistern from reclamation. A glass balcony was created with walk-on rooflights juxtaposed with period millpond flooring. Bold colours and fabrics synonymous with The Curious House where used throughout, mixing vintage Sanderson prints with more modern Josef Frank upholstery. Furniture is a mix of antiques, reclaimed pieces and ultra modern additions from Ligne Roset. The end result is a statement marriage of old and new.

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