Coved ceiling

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a ceiling, the part of which next the wail is constructed in a cove.

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The master bedroom has picture rails and partly coved ceiling, as well as fitted cupboards and dressing table area.
Re-designed, two bedroom, 2-bath apartment with coved ceiling.
Walking in through the front entrance via the porch, you'll be greeted by large hallway complete with a polished oak floor, high ceilings, picture rails and coved ceiling.
The living room features a barrel-vaulted coved ceiling and a fireplace with a chunky, hand-hewn wood-beam mantelpiece.
These include a steep hipped roof (rather than today's more usual shallow pitched gable roof), bay windows, coved ceiling cornices, larger than average rooms and wide hallways - features reminiscent of the 1930's style, but cleverly combined with the economy and convenience of modern layouts.
Internally the property briefly comprises enclosed storm porch; lounge with coved ceiling and a living flame gas fire set in marble surround; dining room; kitchen with a range of units; a handy utility room completes the ground floor accommodation.
The big lounge is of particular interest, with its living flame coal-effect fire set onto a raised marble hearth and coved ceiling cornice.
The dining room has a decorative coved ceiling with central pendant chandelier, wall lights, and an ornate carved marble fireplace signed by Roger Pearson with a wall-mounted control.
Character touches include the ceiling rose, coved ceiling, picture rail and stripped wooden ?
The reception room to the front has a double bay window, coved ceiling, exposed wooden floor boards and tiled hearth to the chimney breast.
The sitting room has solid oak flooring, a charming fireplace and coved ceiling.
Living quarters are on the piano nobile under the deep coved ceiling and skylight and are flooded with luminance from the frameless glazed openings on either side.