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Oh my goodness, how grey is this house?

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BitterChocolate Thu 02-Jul-15 21:29:52

It's a fashionable colour at the moment, but that is a LOT of shades of grey (not quite 50 though).

Nice house though, I like the downstairs bedrooms and upstairs living with the amazing view. I think if it was mine it might introduce a little more colour though.

BitterChocolate Thu 02-Jul-15 21:30:43

A link would be helpful. grin

lisbapalea Thu 02-Jul-15 21:34:49

That's depressing! I am a bit sick of this grey trend - sorry to offend anyone keen on it! But to use one quite distinctive colour so much in be house is just a bit unimaginative, isn't it?

I saw a house on right move that was for sale near me recently which was almost entirely decorated in duck egg blue. Thought it was hilarious then ended up picking dd1 up from an after school play time at a friend's house and it was the duck egg blue monstrosity! It was just as overwhelming in real life as online.

DansonslaCapucine Thu 02-Jul-15 21:34:54

I don't think I cold have a bath in that bathroom. Scary.

Lovely rest of house though.

BitterChocolate Thu 02-Jul-15 21:36:47

I find the hallway particularly odd, I think because the flooring is GREY wood effect. When do you ever see grey wood?

sebsmummy1 Thu 02-Jul-15 21:38:06

That's such a depressing interior for such an expensive house!!

TinyManticore Thu 02-Jul-15 21:39:32

I don't mind a bit of grey but some of those pictures are like something out of a Tim Burton movie.

P0llyP0cketR0cket Thu 02-Jul-15 21:40:02

Ooh I love it!

VivaLeBeaver Thu 02-Jul-15 21:40:24

I can't see any interior photos.

Bragadocia Thu 02-Jul-15 21:40:37

It's a bit of a shame that even the little kid's bedroom hasn't escaped the grey! I'd like their big garden though, and those views.

Hobbes8 Thu 02-Jul-15 21:41:25

I like all the colourful bits - the yellow bar stools for example, and that bright teal picture. They'd look quite nice against white walls. But grey walls, floor and kitchen units? Bleugh. So cold looking as well.

BitterChocolate Thu 02-Jul-15 21:42:22

Really Viva? I've just checked the link and it comes up ok for me. If you click on the main picture of the front of the house it should bring up a pop-up and you can scroll through all the photos.

VivaLeBeaver Thu 02-Jul-15 21:42:35

Found them. I quite like it, apart from the sitting room.

SwedishEdith Thu 02-Jul-15 21:42:43

Horrible! The bath looks like it's in a prison.

TheCowThatLaughs Thu 02-Jul-15 21:44:19

It would be a lot nicer in white

ReallyNotAMorningPerson Thu 02-Jul-15 21:44:29

I'm not being horrible but....that's horrible.

BitterChocolate Thu 02-Jul-15 21:45:12

I love that room at the back looking towards the mountain over the gorse. It looks so sunny.

Earthbound Thu 02-Jul-15 21:48:11

I quite like it. Very calm and understated apart from the massive rose print in the bedroom.

RJnomore Thu 02-Jul-15 21:48:28

I love it. I'd get shot of that hideous red rug and I'd put colour into the bedrooms but I'm quite a fan of the downstairs.

Not sure about that bathroom either though!

thehumanjam Thu 02-Jul-15 21:48:39

I like it too.

Diydolly Thu 02-Jul-15 21:49:24

That's nothing, there's one near me just being renovated now. If I wall past tomorrow I'll post a pic. We're talking '50 shades of battleship'

MorrisZapp Thu 02-Jul-15 21:49:48

Bloody awful. I will not have a single grey thing in my house. I live in Edinburgh ffs, I see enough grey.

Diydolly Thu 02-Jul-15 21:50:43

& it's on a corner plot too so you can admire its awfulness from all angles..

BitterChocolate Thu 02-Jul-15 21:52:13

I think what has happened is that it's fairly normal here for people to stage their house when it goes on the market, and I think they've got in a designer and asked her to make it a show house. It would probably be fairly quick to change it's character completely just by painting it. I'd have to change the flooring in the hall as well, I really hate that.

I can picture it when I look at the photos. In the hall I would put down warm cherrywood flooring. And I would paint the right-hand wall Olive, and the other walls Gin and Tonic (both from Fired Earth) and maybe paint the front door the same red that's in the stained glass.

SwedishEdith Thu 02-Jul-15 21:53:08

The kitchen is all wrong because the units are a dated style "revamped" in a "contemporary" grey. Just doesn't work.

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