October 4, 2022

Weston Properties collaborates with Royal material designer GP&J Baker to create the brand new ‘Nightingale Home’ present home at Gun Hill Park

Weston Properties has collaborated with GP&J Baker to create the distinctive ‘Nightingale Home’ present home at Gun Hill Park in Aldershot.

The interiors are designed to encourage purchasers by mixing luxurious and accessibly priced materials and wallcoverings that present a canvas to showcase an eclectic combine of latest and picked up belongings, authentic artworks and rehomed eBay treasures: A masterclass in prime quality but inexpensive and distinctive house décor.

Gun Hill Park consists of the transformation of the magnificent Grade II listed Cambridge Navy Hospital, initially inbuilt 1875 – 79, into a brand new residential deal with offering 140 one to a few bed room flats and two to 4 bed room homes, with non-public gardens and landscaped grounds. ‘Nightgale Home’ is meticulously transformed from a chic Victorian lodging constructing.

The Italianate neoclassical Victorian buildings at Gun Hill Park have been primarily based on the design ideas of shiny and ethereal residing areas championed by Florence Nightingale (gentle and contemporary air have been key to good well being). The brand new 1,982 sq ft (184sq m) three bed room present home has tall elegant home windows, ceilings are a mean of 15 ft (4.5m) all through and a spectacular staircase corridor with a Georgian tread cantilevered staircase with a 28 ft (8.5m) excessive ceiling, which types a welcoming, gentle and ethereal entrance to the property. The present home opens onto a personal patio and landscaped rear backyard.

The ‘Nightingale Home’ challenge provided Weston Properties the chance to entry GP&J Baker’s intensive portfolio of cloth and wallpaper manufacturers and their big selection of value factors, therefore enabling GP&J Baker to work with a big cross part of the UK’s most well-known and established designers on initiatives at a number of ranges.

GP&J Baker’s transient for ‘Nightingale Home’ was clear from the outset: to create a present home that will encourage savvy home patrons who respect high quality, timeless design and supply them with a masterclass on how lovely but inexpensive interiors could be created by mixing luxurious and accessibly priced materials and wallcoverings, all sourced from  GP&J Baker, to create a palette for the well dressed interiors.

The dressing included a curated combination of pre-loved gadgets from eBay, new furnishings from excessive road retailers comparable to Zara Residence and John Lewis and individually comissioned items, with all upholstery in materials from GP&J Baker. The entire schemes are complemented by authentic artworks, ceramics and different eBay finds.

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Entrance corridor

Within the dramatic entrance corridor there’s a metal and marble round desk, a big mirror in an vintage body and a wonderful outsized flat weave Ikat rug held on a hand cast wrought iron pole within the model of a standard tapestry. The staircase is lined with authentic art work that remembers the kinds of Chagall, Hirst and Braque and a recent chandelier from Manhattan hangs within the lofty atrium area above the central stairwell.

Eating and examine Space

The eating and examine space are open plan to the doorway corridor and each type part of this elegant and lofty area. The eating space has a mid-century model eating desk dressed with classic glasses and cutlery from the 1940’s, a 1950’s sideboard and textured ceramic lamp full this space.

Double doorways lead onto the patio and landscaped backyard. Set in a big recessed archway, the examine space is framed by a placing image wall, with a central oil portrait from 1944 is of uniformed struggle veteran. Different works are by Invoice Low, one other struggle veteran who mastered portray and sculpture after his departure from the companies, and a framed historic newspaper article in regards to the Navy Hospital. All a intelligent however refined hyperlink to the historical past of the distinctive location.

Major reception room

The generously proportioned reception room opens with double doorways from the principle entrance corridor that includes a pair of bespoke trendy sofas and a central espresso desk. These are adjoining to a different mid-century piece, a wonderful 1970’s Rosewood cupboard as a base for the massive TV.

Characteristic distinction nailed chairs and console tables with vintage Chinese language tea tin lamps additionally gown the area. Once more this room is dressed with a number of summary oils and ceramics all procured through eBay or collected in the course of the inside designer’s lifetime travels from a number of artists and British ceramic studios.

A number of effectively priced impartial textures from Threads have been chosen for the upholstery of the sofas and chairs creating the proper tactile canvas and to completely stability dearer assertion cushions in luxurious printed velvets. These assertion velvets from GP&J Baker and Mulberry Residence add a sure assertion to the room.

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Kravet’s cheap up to date sheers have been held on easy bronzed rods within the reception and eating areas to supply privateness with out compromising on the affect of the 3m home windows and elevated ceiling heights that give a lightweight and ethereal feeling to those areas.

Household kitchen

Situated off the eating space, the absolutely fitted shaker model household kitchen has sensible mid-grey models with pewter handles and impartial reconstituted stone worktops, dressed with a restricted version leather-based tray and a 1960’s John Russell espresso set. A 1920’s Turkmen Takke rug provides heat and color to the ground.


Boasting 15 ft (4.5m) ceilings with arched entrance methods, the three bedrooms are placing but cosy and comfy. Baker Way of life’s fabulously inexpensive plain linen and trimmings have been chosen for the tall bed room sash home windows to create assertion Roman blinds with a clear, up to date model providing a sensible and inexpensive substitute for extra conventional heavy curtaining.

The principal bed room has placing plank impact wallpaper from GP&J Baker with the mattress dressed with embroidered Mulberry Residence cushions and a sensible Mulberry throw. A big Japanese lantern suspends above the normal plaited flex and bronze ceiling rose. The big headboard in a sensible Baker weave and contrasting velvet sit effectively with the mid-century furnishings, art work and mid-century model chairs.

Color palette and design scheme

The color palette for ‘Nightingale Home’ is impressed partially by the constructing’s Italianate neoclassical model of heat yellow brick and delightful tub stone in addition to a nod to a mid-century palette taken from the wealthy wooden furnishings, artworks and studio pottery sourced for the challenge. Partitions are predominantly delicate white with heat natural tones. Linens and printed velvets in taupe, khaki, purple and ochre with flashes of teal add richness and heat together with wool and pretend leather-based to boost this sensible traditional however trendy house.

Total GP&J Baker have created an inside that feels collected and thought of with timeless enchantment. Easy, textured and plain linens and cottons present the proper backdrop to the fashionable, up to date artwork and mid century furnishings used to personalise the area a lot of which was recycled from eBay to provide the customer a way of how a classy and particular person house could be achieved on a comparatively low finances.

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Ann Grafton, GP&J Baker’s Artistic and Managing Director stated, “‘Nightingale Home’ has given GP&J Baker the chance to showcase the breadth of our model portfolio. It continues to be modern to embrace a mix of excessive finish and decrease priced purchases for the house. Clients are choosing good high quality, cheap linens and textures and mixing them with dearer assertion textiles, trimmings and embroideries to create the framework for timeless, inexpensive rooms.”

Bob Weston, Chairman and Managing Director at Weston Properties stated, “Weston Properties collaborated with GP&J Baker so as to create a wonderful, elegant present home with specifically curated interiors that look luxurious and trendy, but has the ambiance of an actual, lived-in household home.”

Suzanne Aplin, Group Gross sales and Advertising Director at Weston Properties added, “Many present houses in central London are dressed on a six-figure finances and while that is attainable for some, with ‘Nightingale Home’ we needed a present home intentionally designed on a comparatively modest finances, that also seems unimaginable. GP&J Baker have crafted an impressive present home which we imagine will assist to encourage purchasers to create lovely interiors by innovatively mixing new and previous with cheap and opulent gadgets.”

The newly launched ‘Nightingale Home’ is getting used to market the homes at Gun Hill Park that are organized over one, two or three flooring and are as much as 1,982 sqft in dimension. All homes have a household kitchen and breakfast room, a spacious residing and eating room, some with outdoors balconies, most with non-public gardens, and lots of with a devoted examine / house workplace space.

‘Nightingale Home’ is priced at £685,000 absolutely furnished, excluding all artworks and a few ornamental items that are kindly on mortgage. The worth additionally contains two parking bays devoted to the property. Different houses at Gun Hill Park are priced from £285,000 for an residence with homes priced from £435,000. For additional data on Gun Hill Park please contact Weston Properties contact +44 (0) 1252 957 843  or go to: www.weston-homes.com