Inside Vicky Pattison and Ercan Ramadan’s Lake District holiday cottage with huge kitchen, log fire and cosy sofas

VICKY Pattison gave her social media followers a glimpse of her romantic Lake District holiday with boyfriend Ercan Ramadan.

The reality TV star took to her Instagram Stories to showcase their idyllic countryside cottage with a huge kitchen, log fire and cosy sofas.

Vicky Pattison shared a glimpse of her romantic Lake District holiday with boyfriend Ercan Ramadan

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Vicky Pattison shared a glimpse of her romantic Lake District holiday with boyfriend Ercan RamadanCredit: Instagram

The 32-year-old first showed the outside of their impressive rental in Cumbria for the week and explained that she had organised the trip for Ercan.

Giving an impromptu house tour, she began: “So I’ve brought Ercan away for the week to the Lake District to this little cottage. Super cute.

“I thought we could hike, snuggle infront of the log fire.”

Vicky was sure to give her followers an eyeful of the country bolthole’s stylish interiors when she entered the home starting with the kitchen, which featured a wraparound island with stove.

The reality TV star took to Instagram to showcase their idyllic countryside cottage with a huge kitchen

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The reality TV star took to Instagram to showcase their idyllic countryside cottage with a huge kitchenCredit: Instagram
The sitting room featured cosy sofas and an eye-catching painting of sheep

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The sitting room featured cosy sofas and an eye-catching painting of sheepCredit: Instagram

The white wash on the walls was offset with two bold statement walls in yellow and blue that complemented the farmhouse inspired wooden counter tops.

The space also boasted a Scandinavian-inspired dining area, which was situated infront of the kitchen’s windows.

“How gorgeous is this kitchen?” Vicky said of the space. “And they left a bottle of prosecco for his birthday.”

Moving into the sitting room, she pointed out: “the log fire, cosy sofas”, while giving a quick glimpse of the grey walls and artwork that adorned the space.

Their 'cottage' was in fact an impressive three-story home

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Their ‘cottage’ was in fact an impressive three-story homeCredit: Instagram
Vicky got cosy infront of the sitting room's log fire

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Vicky got cosy infront of the sitting room’s log fireCredit: Instagram

Finishing off the tour, she showed the house’s carpeted stairs and explained how the home “goes up and up and up”.

Her latest trip comes months after she revealed to OK! online that Ercan, 27, offered to have children with her earlier than he had planned because of their five year age gap.

In January, she explained: “He said to me, ‘If you want to have kids now we can have kids now but, it’s not the right time and you know that yourself if you’re honest’. I was like, ‘I know’.

“I love the stage we’re at, we have weekends away, we spend time with our families, we’re on about moving house, it’s a lovely stage and having a baby would just complicate that and I don’t know if either of us are ready.

The kitchen also boasted a Scandinavian-inspired dining area

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The kitchen also boasted a Scandinavian-inspired dining areaCredit: Instagram
Ercan appeared in the video and teased at the kitchen's statement yellow wall

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Ercan appeared in the video and teased at the kitchen’s statement yellow wallCredit: Instagram

“I had be really realistic and there’s part of us would love a baby so much but I know it’s not the right time.”

Vicky started dating the former Towie star in January 2019, just three

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Interior Log Walls – The Causes and Repair of Water Stains on an Interior Log Wall

Causes of Interior Water Stains

Water stains are the result of water contacting unprotected log surfaces. Before you begin to remove the stains on your interior log wall, you need to determine where the water originated. This may have occurred during the building process, gaps between the log courses due to settling or broken gaskets / caulking that have failed. Water stains can also be the result of a previous plumbing problem or just windows left open repeatedly allowing water to enter. Once you are certain the situation has been corrected, you can begin to repair the water marks.

Repairing Water Stains on Interior Log Walls

There are several methods used to remove water stains from an interior log wall. The best method may depend on the depth and severity of the staining. If they were caused during the building process and the staining is severe, you may want to consider hiring a log home professional to have the walls media blasted with corn cob, glass or walnut shells. Although this can be messy and will involve removing all objects from inside the room, it is very effective. Most log professionals will do their best to seal the area and help minimize dust from traveling into other areas of the home.

Usually water stains are in a more confined area and not too severe. If you decide to tackle the project yourself, start by using regular sand paper (fine to medium grit, depending on the log species) and a traditional palm sander. Begin sanding at the edge of the water mark. If they can not be easily removed it may be necessary to use an orbital sander or belt sander. Concentrate on blending the darker edges. It takes patience and care to remove the water stained area without removing too much of the log fibers. You can easily damage your log wall creating an uneven and undesirable look. You may be able to achieve good results by sanding the water stained area only and applying a pigmented stain. However for best results, once the water mark has been removed, lightly sand the entire log wall to allow for even absorption of stain and avoid color variations.

Staining Interior Log Walls

Interior log walls are exposed to areas of indirect or direct UV rays through skylights, windows and doors. Even if your interior log wall was not previous stained, chances are that over time the characteristic of the log wall will appear different.

Most log home coatings companies have developed products designed specifically for interior log walls. These products are typically water based and available in different finishes. Depending on your personal preference, you can choose a clear (non-yellowing) finish in a gloss or satin. If you prefer a pigmented stain, most offer different shades. Whether you are trying to match an existing log wall or deciding what color would best blend with your existing finish, most manufacturers are happy to mail color samples of their products. Applying a finish to …

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