Loft conversions are sometimes touted as a space-saving answer for households operating out of room. But having your very personal sanctuary within the roof for purely indulgent functions is simply as legitimate a motive to tackle the work – in spite of everything, who doesn’t need a quiet space to slip away to once you want a little bit of peace? 

Nicola Simpson did simply that when she determined to prolong upwards within the Victorian terraced home she lives in with buddies. She’s fast to level out that the undertaking was a luxurious, not a necessity – however creating a self-contained suite looks like a savvy transfer, giving Nicola and her buddies extra space for themselves and making the time they spend collectively extra invaluable. We spoke to her about how she created her dream bed room suite.

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Rooflights over the mattress imply that Nicola can get up to sky views and sleep underneath the celebrities. Lights connected to the shelf are a intelligent answer for minimal wall space. Rooflights, Velux. Walls painted in Ammonite, Farrow & Ball. Throw and scatter cushion, H&M Home

(Image credit score: Future© Chris Snook)


The proprietor Nicola Simpson, a trainer turned inside designer
The property A four-bed Victorian terrace in Peckham, south London
Project value £61,750