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How Would you Like a Library in your Loft?

If you’re a bookworm, then you may have spent years dreaming about your very own personal library. If this sounds like you, have you considered your loft conversion as a location for your very own library? It may sound extravagant to have a room dedicated just to books, but when you think about a loft conversion, South Woodford homes with converted lofts spaces are perfect storage-wise, and as any other hobby would be deserving of a whole room, why not reading?


Creating a Hobby Room


Loft conversions make perfect hobby rooms. They are one large room, a blank canvas that you can fit out according to the needs of your hobby. A reading room or library is no exception to this.


Make sure you create your loft library to be comfy and cosy. As well as specific window seats – perfect for cosying up with a good book – make sure you include plenty of oversized armchairs and seating options, and then furnish these with throw blankets. You want to have a sumptuous, welcoming feel: somewhere where you can get away from the world and engross yourself in a good book for an afternoon without interruptions.


To his end remember to include a bathroom within your loft conversion plans and perhaps space for a kitchenette, or at least a fridge and hospitality tray. And if you’re an aspiring writer yourself, how about a large, luxurious desk to sit at and pen your next novel?


Handy Book Storage


Loft conversions are perfect for book storage. Loft conversion storage can be made bespoke to fit in the nooks and crannies of the loft conversion’s eaves, and you can include plenty of bespoke bookshelves within this.


Even if you don’t want a full-on library in your loft, loft conversion bedrooms, guest bedrooms and studies are a great place to store your book collection because of the scope for bespoke storage. Imagine a doorway with shelves completely surrounding it, housing all of your precious books?!


If you are intending to include plenty of bookshelves as part of your loft conversion, remember to speak to your loft conversions specialist so that they can advise where best to site your bookshelves, and decide whether any additional structural needs are required in order to support the weight of the books.


A Study Extension


Perhaps you don’t want a whole library within your loft, if you’re thinking of converting your loft as a home office, it’s worth including a reading or break out area, and plenty of book storage. Particularly if you walk in an industry which requires a lot of reference books, creating part of your loft conversion as a library will be a good use of space. Additionally, having an area around a coffee table with a selection of books and magazines to read is great for you to recharge your batteries in, or for clients to meet in.


If you’re interested in a library in your loft, get in contact with Bespoke Lofts. We have the knowledge and experience to create the perfect hideaway for you. All you need to do is supply the books!

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