The Applestore at Batsford is an Aladdin’s Cave of beautiful, shabby chic interior ideas.
You’ll find antique and second hand furniture of all shapes and sizes, all given a new lease of life thanks to the talents of owner Heather Priest.
Heather sources much of her stock from Sweden and locally from house-clearances and vintage shops. Inside you’ll find English-rose style china and cake stands, candlesticks, soft furnishings and a whole host of gifts. Stock changes almost daily with Heather adding newly painted pieces as soon as she has more painted up and ready to go!
Heather uses legendary Annie Sloan chalk paints to transform unwanted items into collectable pieces for the home. Wander through the atmospheric red brick building to discover antiques, quirky ephemera and a whole host of eclectic and unusual gift ideas.
The Applestore is open 10.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Saturday and Sundays 12.00pm to 5.00pm (until dusk during the winter).