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Randall Lodge is set within one acre of mature private gardens less than two miles from Navan Town. This spacious five-bedroom residence benefits from an all-day sunny orientation.

The home has a light-filled hallway, three reception rooms, kitchen-dining room, two family bathrooms, five bedrooms (three of which are en suite) and a large play room in the converted attic space.

There are numerous features throughout these many rooms, including nine foot ceiling heights, high quality tiling and solid wood panel doors throughout. Reflecting the high specifications of its fit out, it also has a C1 BER energy rating.

Outside, you'll find out-buildings and a paddock as well as manicured gardens, a large patio, decking area – enclosed with ranch style fencing – beyond which is a large area with mature trees.

For this week's hypothetical makeover, I've chosen to add some pattern and colour to the perfectly tasteful kitchen/dining room, to really make it feel like home.

The Ingatorp dining table from Ikea (€120) is a good place to start – it's solid style and muted tones are the perfect anchor to the organised chaos of colour that's about to enter the space.

A favourite haunt, Anthropologie.eu was the source of our dining chair, a complementary wood but with the bonus of much patterned upholstery (Terai Chair €198).

A cushion on a dining chair is almost a mantra for me at this point, I can't deny my love for comfort! The 'Eclectic Geo Weave' cushion from Carolyn Donnelly Eclectic for Dunnes Stores is a perfect clash (€35).

Pile the table with a seemingly odd mix of dishes – but once all laid out in a just-so manner, their patterns actually suddenly blend seamlessly. For example – the patterned bowls from Article Dublin are balanced by the blue ceramic jug from Next, which in turn draws out the blue of the platters from 'Meadows & Byrne' (from €7.95).

Irish Independent