picture rail


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rail fixed to a wall for hanging pictures

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One of these is the drawing room, elegant and light, with twin, arched, sash windows to the front that enjoy a superb view over the Severn Valley and Bredon Hill; a fireplace with ornate cast iron surround and mantel, marble insert and woodburning stove on a tiled hearth; picture rail, fine ceiling cornicing and a built-in corner cupboard housing the television and audio equipment.
Richard, a former engineer and now non-executive director with a range of businesses, said: "In the new house we're going to do a similar thing somehow with the picture rail and cornices.
A feature brick fireplace has an open grate and a picture rail emphasises the height of the ceiling.
A multi-paned bay window overlooks the garden from the lounge, which also features a picture rail, cast iron room heater, exposed beams and a connecting door though to the sitting room.
The sitting room at the back of the house also benefits from a wide bay, inglenooks, brick fireplace with open grate and picture rail.
The dining room also has a picture rail, ceiling coving, patio door and fireplace and the extended breakfasting kitchen is fitted with a good range of units.
Upstairs the landing features a leaded and stained glass effect window in the side elevation and a picture rail.
Paint above the picture rail and the ceiling in darker colours, which has the effect of lowering the height of the room.
In the lounge there is original style exposed floor boards, feature fire surround and tiled hearth with open fire place, large bay with sash style windows surrounded by wooden panelling and picture rail showing off the high ceilings.
The main reception room is the lounge with windows to the rear and sides, cornicing to the ceiling and ceiling rose, picture rail, original style wooden floor boards.
It has a double panelled radiator, original picture rail and has papered ceiling and single pendant light fitting.
One double bedroom is on this floor as is the living room, which has cornices, picture rail and bay window.
To the rear is a glazed door to the garden with window over, wooden floor and picture rail.
There is an enclosed porch with Minton tiled floor and door to the entrance hall with picture rail, detailed cornice and plasterwork arch with corbels.