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Alivar furnishings star at The Mansion at Sondes Place
The recently refurbished historic residence, The Mansion at Sondes Place, has received the prestigious International Property Award in the category: Best Residential Development Surrey UK 2018.
Voted by a panel of professionals in the world of design and property, the International Property Awards every year reward the most excellent projects in world-wide real estate, ranking them according to project development, architecture and interior design.
Alivar played a significant role in this particular achievement, considering its furnishings were picked out for the ambitious renovation of this historic mansion situated in the quiet countryside in the English county of Surrey.
The stylistic and design choices of every individual product, the contemporary elegance expressed through a clean-cut, minimal design, the meticulous selection of the finest materials and the quality of craftsmanship that is 100% Made in Italy are the cornerstones that have enabled Alivar to be involved in major luxury achievements such as The Mansion.
In the spacious living area, the great Portofino sofas and footstools take centre stage. With their slender, sinuous shapes and neutral beige and dove-grey tones, they catch the eye thanks to their sophisticated minimalism. 'Accompanying' the padded Portofino furniture is Poggio, the small rectangular table with its slender structure which frames the light, elegant marble top.
In the dining room, guests are invited to sit on the soft, comfortable Diva chairs which align around the large Board table which features a striking, symmetrical design and marble surface. The dining area also features Side Up, two sideboards which conceal an exclusive bar unit fitted with drawers and shelves.
In line with the hyper-modern style of the kitchen are the Kiron stools with seats in polycarbonate. Thanks to the gas mechanism of its chromed steel frame, this stool is adjustable and can rotate 360°.
On the 1st floor of the property, which houses the sleeping area, you find the master bedroom which features the Arca bed with a headboard that has a stitching pattern that recreates a pleasant capitonné effect, and the Meridien bedside table with its small flush handles.
Completing the space is the relaxing Fortuna armchair, available even in its cow-hide version on the veranda adjacent to the garden.
And finally, Maya was chosen for one of the bedrooms: a bed with a large headboard which is slightly rounded and smoothed around the edges, almost wanting to hug the frame, and the Kube bedside table with surface top and handles padded in leather.
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