Five Doors Down is a large house in north London that has the same architectural style as Lordship Park with huge rooms, high ceilings and beautiful period details. Spread over a large land area, it has a basement, ground floor, first floor and garden. The interior of this fantastic place is a contrast of styles, especially the mix of old Victorian with mid-century Victorian modern decor. It creates a wonderful composition of styles that enliven the place. The atmosphere is dark and sultry with luxurious structures.
The basement has a large, well-equipped kitchen, living room with fireplace and a cinema room. An industrial concrete staircase leads to the ground floor. The ground floor has 50ft double reception room with two marble fireplaces, a bright window, wooden floors and period moldings, glass wall office overlooking the garden. On the first floor there is a large airy bedroom and bathroom. The whole place is decorated in mid-century modern style with some old Victorian style embellishments. The decor is minimal, unique and modern. Dark walls contrast nicely with the colorful furniture. Large windows and glass doors let in a lot of natural light and also provide uninterrupted views of the beautifully preserved gardens. Smart design and intelligent interior design make the place look spacious and grand and luxurious and inviting.
Open plan kitchen with garden
The large and well presented kitchen is a fantastic image of muted pastel colors with white tones and splashes of color. Dark cabinets contrast with white walls and white marble countertops. The kitchen also has an island bar with elegant chairs. The large worktop has an integrated stove and enough space to cook comfortably. The shelves above the counter have light fixtures that provide plenty of light for cooking. The two windows also let in plenty of daylight. The kitchen shares space with a dining room lounge with glass doors leading to the gardens.
Dining table in the living room
It has a large dining table facing the doors for plenty of daylight and a great view. The incomparable chairs add a little character to the space. The fireplace keeps the room warm. The green plants give the place a touch of life and greenery.
A comfortable sofa and recliner sit near the fireplace with opposite wall with wall mounted shelf for storage of cutlery and kitchen utensils. Interesting lamps and houseplants are used for ornaments.
A fireplace dining room serves as a living room with floor-to-ceiling glass doors that overlook the garden. This room has elegant and comfortable furniture.
The cinema room is decorated in dark colors for dramatic effect. A huge display screen fills the wall. There are no other furniture in this area. Opposite the screen, the entire room has comfortable black sofas in a single row. A bunch of books are in a corner. The rest of the space is left empty.
Double Reception Room
The ground floor has a 50ft double reception room with 2 marble fireplaces. The double reception rooms have contrasting light and dark shades.
The first room has a white and gold theme with most classic white walls and a single part of the wall covered with bright golden wallpaper. The beautiful period strips on the ordinary walls give the room a Victorian effect.
Wall-mounted lamps provide illumination and give a dramatic film effect to the scene. Large windows provide enough light that can also be closed when watching a movie for proper effects.
The detailed decorated fireplace with an ornate decorative mirror with gold frames gives the same effect. Parquet flooring, crystal chandelier and upholstery give a luxurious effect and enhance the Victorian feel of the place.
The second room has more of a mixed decor. The Victorian style and elaborate fireplace contrasts with the functional sofa and comfortable chairs that are placed more for comfort than decor.
The ornate lamps and other decorative ornaments along with functional furniture provide a wonderful composition of the old Victorian and mid-century modern furnishings.
Large floor-to-ceiling windows provide plenty of light to make the space look airy and spacious. The hallway with the stairs looks like a celebration of the Victorian period styles, with its beautiful moldings and ornate crystal chandeliers. The gold-enclosed cupboard and decorative wall lights provide the place for the old world.
Office Modern Swing Chair
The office has a mid-century modern look. The old-style wooden table and shelf are reminiscent of the middle of the turn of the century. The modern chair, swing and painting give a modern touch to the furniture. The large floor-to-ceiling windows overlook the gardens. This touch of nature along with functional furniture and minimal decoration is reminiscent of mid-century decor.
Vintage Frame Stair Decor
The stairs to the first floor, decorated with various paintings, have the atmosphere of the 1960s.
Victorian style bedroom
The first bedroom has a beautiful antique cabinet and a Victorian chest of drawers. The bed and main hallway is more modern and adds some color to the white surroundings. The opposite wall has wallpaper with floral patterns that form a theater background for wall mounted TV and chest of drawers.
A beautiful decorative wicker chair and rugs at the foot of the bed complement the Victorian look. A modern chair near the window provides a place to relax.
The second bedroom has a more modern feel. The bed, as well as the side table, is modern and functional while the ornate lamps add a decorative touch to the simple environment.
The cabinet on the opposite wall together with the TV and the modern center table complement the modern look. The bench at the foot of the bed and the geometric chandelier provide the room mid-century.
Modern style bathroom
The bathrooms are a mix of Victorian and modern styles. The antique wall-mounted wooden mirror and the Victorian sink are in contrast to the modern shelf with gold frames and bathroom furniture. The crystal chandelier above the large bathtub is a beautiful addition. The bathroom wall has an open shelf for storage. The golden furniture gives the room a luxurious look. The large window provides plenty of light.