A breathtaking spiral staircase and arched passageways evoke centuries past.
"Believe it or not, this is a ‘new build’ in the English countryside," says Nicky Haslam, principal and founder of NH Design. "We really pride ourselves on looking ‘settled’, which takes some doing. In designing classical spaces, I think its important not to make things too symmetrical. Allow a few quirks — architect William Kent certainly always did."