10 Reasons Why You Should Live In An Attic Apartment

The house you live in has a major contribution in maintaining a balance between your private life and workplace pressure. Who doesn’t need an oasis of peace and relaxation to get rid of everyday stress? In this case, an attic apartment could be a great choice. Just make sure that the building is very well insulated. You need any other reasons to convince yourself it’s worth trying? We give you 10.

Cozy atmosphere.

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Despite the fact that attic apartments are often less spacious, they always look welcoming. Such a bohemian space will invite you to enjoy some peaceful moments with your family. Drinking coffee every morning in front of the window can become an intimate moment. You should try this! You will see how important it is to start your day in a pleasant way.

Natural light access

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Generally speaking, attic apartments have velux windows, and this would be a great advantage for you. It has been proven that natural light is essential to our wellbeing, and by having access to it we would be able to increase our performances and reduce stress. Velux windows are also stylish and, if you are lucky enough, they can provide a great view.

Privacy.

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By living in an attic place you can easily avoid being disturbed by other people. It’s always good to have some time for yourself, and it’s even better to spend some quality time with your family.

Boosting creativity.

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Let’s say you’re a freelancer. Guess what? Working from home has never been easier! Living in an attic apartment gives you the opportunity to develop your creativity. All you need is a big window that will provide you natural light, and a comfortable chair. Believe us, it won’t be long until ideas will come.

No curtains.

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Remember those curtains you really loved, but you never used them because they didn`t match the rest of the room? You won`t have this problem anymore.

Interesting décor possibilities.

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Considering that attic spaces are usually not very large, you should think about a creative way of organizing your personal things. Save some space and use clever storage ideas (like this bunk beds).We also have two words for you: modular furniture. Don’t forget about the angled ceilings, they create a charming effect.

No upstairs neighbors.

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You’ve never thought of it as an advantage? No neighbors above, no strange noises and no risk of being flooded. The only ones that could disturb you are birds.

Window reading nook.

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Sloped walls are just perfect for a reading nook. Add some bookshelves, maybe some magazines, a comfortable seating and pillows. We advise you to create a reading corner somewhere near a natural light source (window or skylight). Now relax and enjoy a good book!

Sleep under the skylight.

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Give your children the chance to sleep beneath the stars and we promise you that they will be grateful. A skylight above your bed will be a source for peace and inspiration and will definitely assure you a better sleep. Skylights also add a touch of romance, so it`s a great place to spend some beautiful moments with your partner.

Attic apartments are usually cheaper.

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Don’t get too excited about this one, because it depends on the city and the area where the apartment is located. The price should also be related to the amount of space you want to live in.

So, what do you think? Would you enjoy living in an attic apartment?

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