When you hear the word “loft” or “attic”, you may picture a dusty room full of old furniture, photographs and Christmas decorations. However, with a loft conversion, you’ll have a cosy nook to enjoy a bit of peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle of the rest of the house. If you have a loft conversion in your home, you’ll know just how much the extra space can make a difference. There are many ways to take advantage of a loft conversion, but here are just five particularly popular options.
If you work from home, it’s important that you have a comfortable yet productive space to use as your office. With heaps of natural sunlight and the advantage of being away from your main living areas, a loft extension is a perfect place to base your home office. During the day, you can enjoy the quiet of your own personal study space away from any distractions such as your television, and in the evening you can close the door and appreciate some well-deserved downtime with your family.
For families that love to entertain, having a comfortable guest room is a must. However, if you have limited space, this may not be an option. For this reason, loft conversions are a hugely popular option for houses with fewer rooms than desired. Simply add a bed, chest of drawers and some rugs to make a snug room that all guests will love.
Children’s play area
Are you running out of space to store your children’s toys, or don’t have room for your children’s friends to enjoy some after school play time? Consider converting your loft into a dedicated playroom and your children will love having their own space to keep their favourite books and toys. Not only will this give you a place to store their belongings (away from your pristine living room!), but it’ll also help you teach them valuable lessons about being responsible for their own mess.
If you can’t think of anything better than curling up with a good book under a skylight, consider converting your loft space into a dedicated reading room. Make the most of your sloping walls by turning them into bookshelves or into a comfortable reading nook and clear the room of any distractions, such as televisions and computers, for an idyllic library room.
With hectic lifestyles and busy working lives, it’s no surprise that more and more people are beginning to practice yoga and meditation as a means of relaxation. If this is a big part of your lifestyle, consider the benefits of transforming your attic into a dedicated yoga and meditation sanctuary. Decorate with soft wooden flooring, neutral colours and lots of greenery for a room you can really escape in.
Is it time to update your loft with a quality conversion from trusted contractors? If yes, look no further than Abbey Lofts. As a family-run business with over 15 years of experience, we’re experts in designing and implementing beautiful loft conversions for our valued customers in London and the South East. Whether you dream of a cosy reading room or a fun-filled children’s game zone, we have the skills and the expertise to bring your vision to life.
For more information about our range of services, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team of experts today.