Sunken deck and fire pit. We might use some of these ideas if we tier the yard. Seating on tiers around a firepit.

The grand entrance to this heritage Queenslander features original 1880s leadlighting - QH Blog

How To Make A Classic Spanish Sangria

At first glance I assumed this beauty was in the Hamptons, but it's actually located in Queensland, Australia!... | Verandah House

Verandah House (House of Turquoise)

Amped Up Subway Tiles Check out these two showers where it looks like a common white ceramic subway tile is used, but there's been some extra care taken with the details. A simple trim tile has been added to create a panelled look. I think it really amps up the style and provides more of a formal, traditional look. It's a small detail that has big impact. (The first shower is quite detailed, the second not so much.)

all glass shower, black & white tile floor, subway tille walls and crisp rectangle sink. bosworth hoedemaker via Houzz. found on apartment therapy.

Nothing says "heritage" like a picture framed in gold above the mantelpiece, I like chimneys, but is this the right idea?

Building and Renovating with Reclaimed Materials - love the wood walls, molding, fireplace, floors, etc.

Old and new coming together. Rehabilitation of the city walls of Longrono by Pesquera Ulargui Arquitectos.

Pesquera Ulargui Arquitectos / Renovation and addition of a cultural center of the Wall of Logroño / Logroño / 2009