Home basements can be a real treasure trove of space. Depending on the ceiling height, the space can be put to much good use. Often depicted in horror movies as scary dark places that house evil spirits and intruders, a home basement area needn’t be anything like that.
This gallery shows off a number of different ways a basement area can be a practical and useful part of your home. From a kitchen, to a pool or billiard table, or even a table tennis table, a home gym, or even a theater room with a massive TV screen and entertainment surround sound, or even just a humble quiet sitting (and alone time) area, a basement can be a real asset to any home.
Whatever your special idea is for your basement, give it some serious thought, contemplate the various options, and then dive head first into making the space or area what you want it to be. You needn’t spend a fortune in decorating it either. Depending on the end finish you desire, you can achieve a lot with very little, or on the other hand, you can spend a lot and end up with a real palatial, luxurious area that can be one your home’s true havens of escapism.
The basement above is of a conversational lounge sitting area is practically like a man’s cave with its extensive brick walls and tile flooring, decorated fireplace and big color co-ordinated turkish style floor rug. Be sure to scroll through to the bottom and watch the video.
An example of a basement laundry room with old appliances and a small window. Having the laundry area out of sight of the main house helps to remove a lot of the noise from washers and dryers, and also minimizes the potential damage from a flood or a malfunction.
This house interior basement room is used cleverly for two functions, a laundry area with washer and dryer and also an area for family members to watch TV. Ideal for keeping the young kids entertained with a massive big floor rug
This is a fantastic basement kitchen in a downstairs apartment. Giving you all the advantages of the normal home kitchen, a basement kitchen can give you flexibility with making a home with a home for elderly relatives, friends and family that might come to stay a few days, or perhaps even a rentable space
A home gym setup complete with TV treadmill, exercycle, and weight machine in the basement of a luxury home