7 great basement design ideas

They do not move, improve approaches to gaining more space is still a thriving idea among homeowners. If you are happy with your house, do not want the upheaval and expense of moving, but could do with an extra room or two, it makes sense to maximize what you have. But if you have already extended out and converted your loft, what next. The only way down convert a beautiful basement is a brilliant opportunity to gain valuable additional free space and can often add as much square footage as the floor above sometimes even more thing.

beautiful basement design ideas

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The new stylish basement is no longer simply overspill covered space for a dingy utility or cave like teen hangout, it is a beautifully interior designed, light filled rooms and, as these images demonstrate, can be used as anything from a bar to a bedroom. A great big basement space with room for games, seating and big pieces of kit, such as a snooker table, is a treat for a family.

basement space with room for games, seating etc.

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This room is only for towards older kids, but a tots basement is also a great asset, providing a dedicated area for messy play away from the rest of any house. This mural, commissioned by the owners and featuring all the family members, make a wonderful personal wall decoration, and bring bold color to a space low in natural light. In a contemporary basement conversion, the stairs down are often just as much of a design statement as the beautiful room itself.

personal wall decoration for basement

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Here, a simple space is brightened up with a solid banister in strong red, creating a splash of brightness running up to the floor above. A small, stylish basement conversion lends itself to use as a smart retreat for reading, enjoying a drink or quiet contemplation. Here, touches of dark wood create a club-like feel without sucking up too much precious attractive light, while recessed spots over shelves and by the stairs give the space a subtle, soft glow.

touches of dark wood create a club-like feel

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A wall of built-in shelving cleverly links the two beautiful floors, helping to connect the stylish basement to the rest of the house. The basements are often home to those rooms that are not strictly necessary, but are a whole lot of fun Here in basements, a bar has been installed in this minimal, sleek free space, perfect for evening entertaining.

perfect basement for evening entertaining

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Basement rooms were often used as playrooms in the past, this is a choice. The fact that they are slightly out of the way was seen as a chance to let it all hang out down there, style-wise. Sure, why not, it does not have to be that way, with beautiful stylish basements, so much more than overspill space for a growing family. This gorgeous, grown-up room is designed for adults, and includes a large flat screen TV, a bar, and a wine cellar.

basement includes a large flat screen TV, a bar, and a wine cellar

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Traditionally basement located below stairs, where temperatures are cool, but those dusty, cobwebby spaces are now being redesigned, with purpose built wine cellars available as an addition to a home. You can still put them in your basement, though. Why drive to your local multiplex when you can stream a favorite movie straight to your basement. This space is all about film watching when you want to fun so the decor is minimal and muted and the seating is super comfy.

super comfy seating

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