Charlecote park kitchens, laundry and brew house

August 8, 2014

Oh boy, I was in heaven in these Charlecote park rooms.

As a collector of all things vintage, my heart went all out to everything here and I just wanted to move in. As a matter of fact, I contemplated applying for the volunteer job the lady had in the kitchen, making scones for the children and petting the kitchen cat all day.

Except I’d end up painting in these rooms…lol…I just know it. Great big canvases stood up all along the walls. Might not go over too well with the National Trust.

Anyway, have a look and this incredibly photo-heavy post…but then you already know that’s the standard round here. 😀

What follows is the most beautiful vintage house porn you’ve seen in a while, and, if you’re like me and love old copper and black steel and ironstone, let’s move in here together.

You can do the scones and I can paint. ;D

Kitchen:
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Laundry house:
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Brew house:
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6 Comments

  • Reply Patty/NS August 9, 2014 at 6:06 am

    Such a wonderful property! Lovely photos as always. I am a useless artist, but I can bake. : )

  • Reply dawnsrays August 9, 2014 at 11:25 am

    I cant imagine how hard life must have been back then. Really no time to play like we do today. Wonderful photographs! I love all the stone and wood!
    ~Dawn

  • Reply daryledelstein August 10, 2014 at 2:54 am

    it really is delightful to contemplate stepping back into the past .. pass me a scone would you

  • Reply Renee Dowling August 11, 2014 at 12:34 pm

    I’ll paint, we’ll have to find someone else to make scones. I love the colours, textures, the sense of home, the era, but not all of the work! I like to play too much!

    • Reply Veronica August 11, 2014 at 10:27 pm

      Deal! 😀

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