Colleen Brett
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Beach cottage family-room

Beach cottage

Colleen Steixner © 2011 Houzz

This photo has 2 questions

March 18, 2013
dianevma wrote:
How far is it from the bottom window ledge to the floor ? What is the highest the ledge should be from floor?

What Houzz contributors are saying:

In one of the six bedrooms of the home, a custom-built window seat was built with extra storage. It serves as another functional and beautiful detail in the home.More inspiring homes:Shingle Style Meets Soho on the Jersey Shore Eclectic Country Beach House A Neutral Palette Pleases By the Sea

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cutl added this to Living room window seats
on Wednesday
storage under seats
Venus Patricelli Awe added this to webuser_6077's Ideas
on Tuesday
seat and side windows
clrice9 added this to Rice House Favorites
January 21, 2015
Vanessa's and Brady's room: window seat with storage and reading lights
n_byrd2003 added this to window seat
January 21, 2015
Storage under seat
sophieragosino added this to Window Ideas
January 18, 2015
Window Seat
flinner911 added this to flinner911's ideas
January 6, 2015
mgrcolen added this to Window seat ideas
January 4, 2015
nook in extra bed
cotalo added this to kitchen
January 1, 2015
lanaanan8 added this to lananana8
December 30, 2014
Syle of window
gehrla added this to new house
December 29, 2014
wood top, pillows
re_jones added this to Windows
December 29, 2014
window seat
klee0324 added this to cottage
December 28, 2014
Window seat
zachandco added this to bay windows with window seats
December 24, 2014
squared out and multiple bench storage
nynymom added this to nynymom's Ideas
December 15, 2014
truenorthdesignco added this to True North Ideas
December 11, 2014
Karabelas Window Seat
cbartmd added this to bookshelves
December 10, 2014
what about the seating surface is on hinges and would allow you to lift up the seat for storage? Hidden by an overlying pad
Thomas Croall added this to Window Seat
December 7, 2014
joshijjoy added this to joshijjoy's Ideas
November 29, 2014
Denise Moss added this to Window seats
November 29, 2014
front room
Vic Fey added this to vic_fey's ideas
November 25, 2014
scamper1995 added this to
November 19, 2014
Bay window
jdonovan45 added this to Kitchen Ideas
November 19, 2014
window seat
johnsonn added this to johnson's ideas
November 18, 2014
window bench w/ hinged top for storage
mekdesignhic added this to S&C Window Seat
November 18, 2014
Window seat with baseboard to match rest of room and cove trim panel detail.
Kelsey Mlnarik added this to Living Room
November 16, 2014
Window seat- simple
jujube610 added this to Window seat
November 15, 2014
Wood top
eileenpage added this to window seats
November 9, 2014
szskee added this to window seat
October 26, 2014
hinged top
braylab added this to braylab's den wishes
October 4, 2014
bench seat with storage
Mary Halperin at Main Line Kitchen Design added this to WYNNE RESIDENCE
October 1, 2014
Bench idea
valrhona23 added this to Living Room Ideas
October 1, 2014
seat and seat face - surround inspriation
aiman7861 added this to aiman7861's Ideas
September 27, 2014
Window seat
ladyloves added this to dining room
September 16, 2014
Window box
gabadia added this to gabadia's ideas
September 12, 2014
Window seat
castillo2961 added this to castillo2961's ideas
September 12, 2014
whitman_d added this to whitman_d's Ideas
September 6, 2014
Lift top
Ellen Stay_Gelen added this to third floor
August 18, 2014
Window seat, sconces - not these!
jady5 added this to bathroom
August 17, 2014
window box with side windows
jklb629 added this to jklb629's ideas
August 14, 2014
sondrapero added this to sondrapero's ideas
August 11, 2014
cyberboy added this to kitchen
August 8, 2014
Panel Drawer
dremhome added this to Living Room Window Seat Storage
August 6, 2014
Window Seat Storage
asabell added this to asabell's ideas
August 2, 2014
tconrad added this to master bedroom
July 26, 2014
window seat with storage underneath
Bern Toomey added this to Retirement Cottage Design
July 23, 2014
front room looking on to common areas
slong0606 added this to green and white mstr bdrm
July 12, 2014
want the Windows for upstairs addition
fyamas added this to fyamas's ideas
June 27, 2014
Windows for living room window seat
deanbenesh added this to bedroom
June 27, 2014
lift top storage, sconces
yoya23a added this to yoya23a's Ideas
June 20, 2014
brcasrvr2001 added this to Window Seats
June 19, 2014
deccarr added this to deccarr's ideas
June 16, 2014
simple, pull ups top load
Irene A'Bean added this to Window Seats
June 11, 2014
Lamp Sconces
kelsey202 added this to Master Bedroom/Bathroom
May 29, 2014
Lamps like this for window seat, and the windows and window frames as well
cusegrad added this to cusegrad's ideas
May 24, 2014
More windows on for the window seat
ceddeegee added this to ceddeegee's Ideas
May 20, 2014
seating ledge w/ storage
lmtreacy23 added this to lmtreacy23's ideas
May 18, 2014
window seat chest
Tony Jimenez added this to tony_jimenez8034642's ideas
May 4, 2014
window seat
tera79 added this to tera79's ideas
April 30, 2014
built out walls, recessed window seat
clickdouglasmi added this to Window Seat
April 30, 2014
Love the lighting
celebr8d added this to celebr8d's ideas
April 27, 2014
francesca007 added this to window seats
April 20, 2014
two toned and storage
hollykennedy added this to hollykennedy's ideas
April 19, 2014
Window seat
ceohde added this to window seat
April 15, 2014
Lift top storage
jmarcusdesigns added this to mantle
April 11, 2014
Hall upstairs
tawniballinger added this to tawniballinger's ideas
April 9, 2014
deb braseth added this to Bathroom Ideas
April 8, 2014
ajerry3130 added this to ajerry3130's ideas
April 7, 2014
aarentz728 added this to aarentz728's Ideas
March 31, 2014
Bedroom built-in
goredel added this to Living Room Ideas
March 30, 2014
We have a slightly bowed window and was considering something along these lines.
kristina415 added this to bedroom
March 28, 2014
Catherine Slater added this to Living Room Ideas
March 27, 2014
Window seat
tamika44 added this to my new home ideas
March 17, 2014
lovely space
Suzanne St-Jean added this to webuser_4438775's ideas
March 16, 2014
Rangement ou banc sous fenetre
Ashley MacFarland added this to Bedroom
March 11, 2014
Lift ups
Courtney Mans added this to Dining Room
March 9, 2014
handles to open up the windowseat
Maggie DiSanto added this to maggie_disanto's ideas
March 9, 2014
add molding to look custom (facing)
lisawhite added this to Window Seat
March 8, 2014
Window seat, enclosed feel
nvrehfuss added this to General Trim (Interiors) - Deacons Pond Ct.
March 7, 2014
Living room
megz747 added this to Playroom Ideas
March 3, 2014
Window seat
ishine4him added this to lighting
March 2, 2014
for playroom dormer? cool that lamps can be adjusted
mikiwhite added this to mikiwhite's Favorites
February 27, 2014
For Jake's room
1scottcircle added this to 1scottcircle's Ideas
February 25, 2014
Bay window seating...lift up seat for storage?
cheslra added this to cheslra's Favorites
February 17, 2014
Bay window
teresa582008 added this to teresa582008's ideas
February 12, 2014
Gun and Nick
dorisrose added this to dorisrose's Ideas
February 11, 2014
Window seat
beebarb added this to window seat
February 11, 2014
pull out boxes
snmiles27 added this to Bathroom Ideas
February 3, 2014
Window seat white wood top
Eileen Crayne added this to windowseat
February 2, 2014
add lighting and outlet in window seat
schrader2007 added this to schrader2007's Ideas
February 2, 2014
Window case/ framing
figjamdesign added this to stuff
February 1, 2014
window seat
dougnatalia added this to dougnatalia's Ideas
January 30, 2014
stained top, white bottom
shabaga added this to window seat
January 30, 2014
panel detail
marcinehart added this to marcinehart's ideas
January 27, 2014
window seats
eamosley added this to eamosley's Ideas
January 26, 2014
Lamps by window seat
drjenniferperkins added this to master bath
January 23, 2014
like these windows for above bathtub
edeprato added this to bedroom
January 22, 2014
trim and lights
awiles2020 added this to Spaces
January 22, 2014
potential placement of sconces for window seat area vs overhead lighting
jnthrndn added this to jnthrndn's ideas
January 19, 2014
lighting on walls
profisabelle added this to profisabelle's Ideas
January 13, 2014
al2some added this to Eat In Kitchen
January 7, 2014
Love the light fixtures over the window seat
Linda Zaff Architecture, P.C. added this to Elements : window seats
January 6, 2014
simple, no cushions
Linda Zaff Architecture, P.C. added this to Materials : combined
January 6, 2014
simple, no cushions
judia6 added this to window seats
January 5, 2014
Deep storage
emilyahrens added this to final kitchen ideas
January 4, 2014
nook lighting
robmaui added this to robmaui's Ideas
January 4, 2014
jennj67 added this to jennj67's Favorites
January 3, 2014
Live In a Legend added this to BAY WINDOWS FURNITURE PLACEMENT
January 2, 2014
Nil Bekman added this to balmumu's ideas
January 2, 2014
Becky Murray-Wettlaufer added this to Living Room Ideas
December 30, 2013
window seat with storage underneath needs lots of cushions too
julieaquinn added this to Living room
December 26, 2013
Window seat
Vickie Peden added this to beach house
December 22, 2013
jackietuttle84 added this to Wiltz House
December 22, 2013
window seat
jaylougee added this to Window Seats
December 20, 2013
storage front looks like it pulls forward - not a drawer
leslie08 added this to leslie08's ideas
December 18, 2013
Window seat
rhrbgr added this to rhrbgr's ideas
December 16, 2013
window seat
bern5 added this to bern5's Ideas
December 10, 2013
Window seat
sjotero added this to Kitchen Desk
December 3, 2013
Square Bay? My guess we could not do this?
Cara Conaty added this to lanethree's ideas
December 2, 2013
Seat needs more pillows
Barb Munson added this to barb_munson's ideas
November 29, 2013
andrearattray added this to andrearattray's Ideas
November 28, 2013
Seat opens
chrisjpratt added this to chrisjpratt's Ideas
November 28, 2013
add a light and outlet in the window seat area
dromanowsky added this to bedroom
November 24, 2013
aocolavita added this to Window Seats
November 16, 2013
LIke sconces , storage
thook21 added this to bay window
November 16, 2013
tmsa added this to tmsa's Favorites
November 10, 2013
Lights and window trim
brycejsmith added this to Bedroom Ideas
November 9, 2013
Tiana Reinders added this to Window Seat
November 3, 2013
Storage space under the seat
mobsnaylor added this to keeping room
November 1, 2013
Custom Spaces Contracting + Carpentry added this to Details
November 1, 2013
Window seat
sagarkarnik added this to living room
November 1, 2013
barbieresch added this to barbieresch's Ideas
October 31, 2013
dananuzzo added this to dananuzzo's ideas
October 29, 2013
lights in windowseat
alcook1987 added this to alcook1987's Ideas
October 27, 2013
Lights in window seat
pcote added this to Bedroom Ideas
October 27, 2013
Wall sconce height for window seat
tladlam added this to Living Room Ideas
October 24, 2013
one side open at bottom for componants
kataomoi added this to Living Room
October 21, 2013
talltoddofthetimbers added this to window seats
October 19, 2013
good proportions but needs appropriate cushions.
emilyahrens added this to white kitchen
October 18, 2013
caltechgirl added this to Baseboards
October 17, 2013
window seat bench with lift up storage
vanderd added this to 10 Ridge ideas
October 13, 2013
Storage under window seat, lighting in window seat area
Stephanie Coutu added this to sdwc's ideas
October 13, 2013
sjhawley added this to Aldine
October 11, 2013
window in bed room/ living room
domsma2013 added this to Kitchen
October 9, 2013
chrissylove67 added this to chrissylove67's ideas
October 8, 2013
dreamsofhope added this to dreamsofhope's ideas
October 7, 2013
Nice window area.
carey1234 added this to window seat
October 6, 2013
sully1613 added this to Sully's Exterior
October 3, 2013
amyfrazer17 added this to amyfrazer17's ideas
September 27, 2013
nibrisbane added this to nibrisbane's ideas
September 26, 2013
The contrasting colors of the flip top (wood stain) and base (white) of the window seat.
blondie52099 added this to blondie52099's Ideas
September 25, 2013
Window seat
dlutzow added this to Country House
September 22, 2013
bay window in Master with storage!
gabrielle49 added this to gabrielle49's Ideas
September 20, 2013
subhasankaran added this to subhasankaran's ideas
September 19, 2013
lovely bay window with ledge and storage
tpelzer added this to Living Room Ideas
September 17, 2013
I love the wooden tops with the white bottoms. Great contrast between the two.
jrshim added this to Living Room remodel
September 13, 2013
Looks like window bench LIFTS up for storage underneath. Not as easily accessed as compared to pull out drawers from front of window seating?
heritagebella added this to Bedroom Ideas
September 9, 2013
pull out boxes under the bench seat shelves
clrice9 added this to Kids' Rooms Ideas
September 2, 2013
Vanessa's window seat,storage bench
word4women added this to word4women's ideas
August 30, 2013
Amanda Velazquez added this to Gabbie
August 28, 2013
Storage top window seat
ldcampion added this to ldcampion's Ideas
August 27, 2013
Window seat
kimmyhajek added this to kimmyhajek's ideas
August 25, 2013
freshycat added this to freshycat's Ideas
August 23, 2013
Window sear
Brooke Snow Fine Arts added this to Music Room
August 18, 2013
Lighting for the window bay
cindyhilton added this to cindyhilton's Ideas
August 18, 2013
Storage bench
annefbrown added this to annefbrown's Ideas
August 15, 2013
solid top window seat
troywiens added this to troywiens's ideas
August 13, 2013
sconces in window seats
Melissa Schmidt added this to 8/10/13
August 10, 2013
Madeline's Window Seat with Sconces
francescalisk added this to francescalisk's Ideas
August 9, 2013
Sconces on either side of window seat
miles1947 added this to miles1947's Ideas
August 8, 2013
Bay window
emmaguiry added this to emmaguiry's Ideas
August 7, 2013
Wide window seat
lboyer123 added this to bedroom
August 6, 2013
Sconces, art, ??
Steven Hesse added this to steven_hesse's Ideas
August 4, 2013
Window seat
juliajast added this to window seats
August 2, 2013
storage under seat. lamps.
TR Window Services added this to TR WINDOW SERVICES IDEAS
August 1, 2013
Sweet how they used casement windows to mimic double hungs
obriekc added this to Family Room
July 25, 2013
bay window idea
Vinessa Lo added this to Window seat
July 22, 2013
Lamps/lights for the window seat
jacqueline316 added this to jacqueline316's Ideas
July 21, 2013
Storage under bench
foxesdens added this to foxesdens's ideas
July 18, 2013
Wooden seat
mdcarter added this to mdcarter's ideas
July 12, 2013
Bump out window for study
linneawilson added this to Living Room
July 12, 2013
bay window
katheirne barry added this to katherineb44's ideas
July 8, 2013
the ceiling
kakesm added this to Casa Aurora
July 6, 2013
Fold-down covers for magazine cubbies
sochakasia added this to bay window
July 5, 2013
Lights next to bay
marthahug added this to marthahug's ideas
July 2, 2013
window seat
sbm248 added this to kitchen
June 30, 2013
Window seat
bmaxworthy added this to window seat
June 28, 2013
two tone and moulding
Kristina Adams added this to livingston reno
June 26, 2013
Family room, street side
brookevangilder added this to Reading Nooks
June 25, 2013
Window nook storage
hope2stay added this to hope2stay's ideas
June 25, 2013
Sconces on either side and no built in cabinets
nancelle added this to Exterior Ideas
June 24, 2013
eltongardener added this to eltongardener's ideas
June 22, 2013
nancyjlane added this to Kitchen 2013
June 22, 2013
for bay window. like the two lids and lights on side
natmurdoch added this to Living Room Ideas
June 20, 2013
storage window seat
sweetriley added this to sweetriley's Favorites
June 20, 2013
Window seat bedroom
bronwynhenning added this to bronwynhenning's ideas
June 16, 2013
bay window
bletchman1 added this to window seats
June 14, 2013
Mahogany top
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