A guide to finding your perfect sofa « Vanessa Arbuthnott

A guide to finding your perfect sofa

With so many styles and shapes available, choosing your perfect sofa can seem like a daunting task. With this in mind, my team and I have made a simple guide to finding your perfect sofa. My range of high quality furniture (sofas, chairs, footstool and headboards) can all be covered in any of my fabrics and I have taken great care in choosing classic designs that will last for years to come. So, put your feet up, grab a cuppa and have a read…

For those who like it modern – the Calmsden

Sofa drawings - calmsden

1465 31a 10

With a contemporary shape and beautiful, finely tapered round legs, the Calmsden sofa is a welcome addition to any stylish home. Choose between once long cushion or two smaller ones and customise your piping and buttons to make it even more bespoke.

Dimensions – 90cm deep x 88cm high x 160cm/180cm/195cm wide

Price starts from £1563

For a comfort lover – the Classical

Sofa drawings - classical

1465 19a 6

With a high enough back to rest your head and arms high enough to lean against when curling up with a good book, the Classical is a comfort lovers dream! Available in 3 sizes, the largest one is ample enough to use as a spare bed.

Dimensions – 98cm deep x 88cm high x 200cm/230cm/260cm wide

Price starts from £1862

For those less tall – the Chedworth

Sofa drawings - chedworth

1465 40a 20

This sofa can be ordered with a narrower seat depth (80cm) and has very neat arms meaning it doesn’t take up too much room.

Dimensions – 80cm/90cm deep x 89cm high x 170cm/190cm/210cm wide

Price starts from £1708

The all rounder – the  Traditional

Sofa drawings - traditional


Timelessly elegant and wonderfully comfortable, our Traditional Sofa is our most popular model and looks perfect in any style home. Add turned legs with our without castors for an extra touch of sophistication. Again very neat arms so it doesn’t take up too much room.

Dimensions – 102cm deep x 82cm high x 150cm/180cm/210cm wide

Price starts from £1889

 Why buy from Vanessa Arbuthnott?

I are very proud of my furniture range! Here are a few reasons to buy from us…

  • All of my frames are traditionally made here in Gloucestershire using solid beech from managed forests and jointed with dowels and screws.
  • All of my furniture is expertly upholstered in a small Cotswold workroom just a few miles from our shop.
  • All of my sofas are a good height to make getting in and out of them easy
  • They are all made to measure and bespoke – choose fabric, leg type and colour and cushion filling.
  • They will be ready to deliver to you within only 8 weeks.

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