16 Cozy and stylish alcove beds that add character to the home

The bed is one of those items that you can’t live without, regardless what type of home you have. But this must-have comes in many forms and styles, just like any other piece of furniture. There are lots of different types of beds, some of them very popular and some interesting but rarer.Alcove beds, for example, are a very beautiful and also quite popular type. This is surprising especially since alcove beds can’t be bought. They have to be built and custom-made.

Alcove kids bedView in gallery
Modern kids’ room featuring an alcove bed near the window

It’s probably this detail that makes them so special and highly ranked. Alcove beds also have a series of other characteristics that make them unique and very appealing. For example, they are extremely cozy. That’s because they feel extra safe, like a private corner.Let’s take a look at some designs to see what else makes them so charming.

Traditional alcove kids bedView in gallery
Traditional kids’ bedroom featuring an alcove bed under an arched wall and window
Kids roomView in gallery
Contemporary kids’ room with alcove bed featuring built-in storage and a ladder
Understairs alcove bedView in gallery
Contemporary home featuring an alcove bed under the staircase and built-in storage
Rustic alcove bedView in gallery
Rustic alcove bed with storage compartments underneath and a delicate canopy
Open concept loft bachelor apartment with hanging bedroom ecdm valentin 12View in gallery
Minimalist contemporary home featuring an alcove bed inside a box-like structure
Alcove bed living roomView in gallery
Eclectic home office featuring an alcove bed hidden behind a curtain
Kids room colorful alcove bedView in gallery
Contemporary kids’ room with vibrant colors and an alcove bed with curtains
Wood bed alcove styleeView in gallery
Eclectic bedroom featuring an oversized mirror and an alcove bed
Alcove kids bed1View in gallery
Traditional kids’ bedroom with a cozy alcove bed featuring built-in storage
Greece santorini alcove bedView in gallery
Mediterranean bedroom with a minimalist contemporary design and an impressive alcove bed
Built in german bunk 2View in gallery
Modern alcove bed with built-in storage surrounding it
Dwell balto built in bedView in gallery
Minimalist alcove bed/reading niche featuring a wall-mounted lamp
Francois roche architect parisView in gallery
Minimalist alcove bed with under-bed storage and a TV mounted on the wall
700 grey paneled nook reading spaceView in gallery
Modern and stylish built-in alcove bed/reading niche with window
Piet boon bed built inView in gallery
Wood-paneled alcove bed with built-in storage and wall-mounted lamp

They also add a nice and distinguished touch to the home. They have character and the fact that they are always custom made gives them uniqueness and allows you to choose the perfect place and design for them that allow them to perfectly integrate into the décor. Alcove beds can also be a great way to save space. They can be placed near the window and the lower portion can serve as a storage space.

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