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Kitchen at a Glance Who lives here : Mr and Mrs Harvey Location : St Ives, Cornwall Designer : Hops and Camellias Ltd Size : 5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms and a Cinema Room

They say the kitchen is the heart of the home. In the case of this newly renovated St Ives townhouse, this really rings true. Once a traditional, seaside residence, this Cornish property is now a beautiful, period home – combining the original Victorian charm with contemporary and clean features that bring the classic-cool back to Cornwall.

The hub of the home is undoubtedly the open plan kitchen and dining space. The team at Hops and Camellias followed the brief of rebuilding and refurbing the room with the uniqueness of St Ives in mind, as well as creating a relaxing and practical environment for holidays. Design Director, Elaine Skinner describes the process as, “Embracing the integrity of the property’s character and proportions, without comprising contemporary living requirements.”

To imbue the kitchen with flourishes of the artistic heritage and the St Ives fishing legacy, Hops and Camellias knew that colours were key from the outset and the ‘wow’ factor was added through the striking palette of black, acid yellow and white. The contemporary, statement wallpaper against the open stone echoes the mix of old and new perfectly.

The state of the art fixtures and fittings built in to the polished charcoal-grey units ooze the quality and luxury that Mr and Mrs Harvey were looking for. All of the furnishings were supplied from Camellia’s own range and were carefully handpicked to create a fusion of eclectic, coastal elements with a feeling of opulence – reflecting the ideal coastal holiday getaway.

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