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Once owned by HRH The Queen and Sandringham Estate The Workers Cottage has now been tastefully transformed into a luxurious rural holiday retreat by owners Jolene and Jason.

This beautiful period property had been unmodernised for decades and was in need of significant renovation. As it was going to be a luxury holiday cottage the finishes needed not only to honour the history of the building but also to be of excellent quality so that they would delight guests and wear beautifully.

Jolene explained that the flooring was a key part of the design – “Floors are a major part of your interior design project which take up a huge chunk of budget and provide a sense of comfort as well as visual impact. They really anchor a room and choosing the wrong floor can really impact the other design choices.”

Wood was chosen for the lounge and master bedroom for its sense of warmth and luxury. Jolene wanted to use an engineered board without compromising on quality so she choose Arriba from our Brushed & Burned Collection in a generous 200mm width in our all Oak Strata option. Gently aged to re-create the effect of years of wear and elegantly rustic in style it was a perfect match for the aesthetic of the cottage and now looks as though it has always been part of the architecture.