Houzz is the new way to design your home.
Niche above arch divider wall
If you have just an extra foot of space, you can add a functional window seat.
Built-in cabinets add a thickness that leaves enough room for a window seat in the middle.
Planning an upstairs layout this way from the start means you'll have an open and airy space in lieu of a closed-in, claustrophobia-inducing hallway.
This space even has a cozy fireplace, which guarantees you'll want to stop, sit and enjoy it.
divider column with niche, also the 2-way fireplace