The Must-Have Additions to British Homes
If you’re a fan of luxury or always like to go one up than the Jones’s next door, then you need to know about the latest trendy home features. To make your home stand out from the rest, something extra-special is needed – whether it’s an impressive garden worthy of a flower show award or a stylish garage conversion to make the neighbours green with envy. Here we run down the very latest must-have additions to the British home, so you can choose which features to install based on the style of your property and personality.
The walk-in closet is by no means a fresh concept, it’s just much more in demand. We seem to be buying more and more clothes and accessories, and our homes simply weren’t built to store them all. The walk-in wardrobe is the answer, and it’s a brilliant way to show off your collection of luxury items. Celebrities wouldn’t dream of not having one, so isn’t it about time you had one built? It adds interest to your bedroom and would be a huge selling point to buyers were you to sell the property.
If you fancy yourself as a wine connoisseur, then a wine cellar is an absolute must. This is the latest luxury must-have for foodie homeowners who enjoy entertaining frequently. If you have a basement space then this is a perfect way to utilise it and turn it into something useful. But don’t worry if not – a temperature controlled wine storage rack can be installed anywhere, whether it’s under the stairs or on proud display in the kitchen or dining room.
Making sure your home looks attractive from the outside is almost as important as what it looks like on the inside. Door canopies add a classic finish to a property, and succeed in making it look more expensive – it’s definitely something to consider if you’re looking to sell as it gives off a great impression of the property straight away.
There’s a growing trend for upmarket shed conversions – the more creative the better. The purpose of the building at the end of the garden varies; it is often converted as a mancave, somewhere for the males to relax, or a she-shed, which is usually a creative studio for a woman to do her work in peace. The mancave conversions usually have interesting features such as fully working bar or it’s transformed into a games room, while the she-sheds are more pretty and practical, perhaps boasting a real log fire and telephone line should they want to use it as an office. Having a quirky outhouse in the garden is definitely a home feature to consider.
What have you installed in your home which gives it the wow actor? We want to know!