You can use a variety of wall and ceiling textures to define the sunken area. This was simple and done with.
The sunken area has about 8 step down.
Fireplace sunken living room. Lastly a larger-than-life wall art draws the eye upward. This modern eclectic is one of the sunken living room styles that is trending in todays era such as in the hotel apartment or even just a common house lounge in the center. It turns up the dial on coziness for sure.
The way the room is laid out we basically only use the raised side and sort of just walk around the nuisance of a hole. A decade later people love to get experimental to their one-step-down living room. This awesome sunken living room with a fireplace could have been inspired by this living room nook idea dont you think.
Instead of square or rectangle you can see that the seating area is completely rounded and seems like seamless. The Key Design Elements. This Italian home in.
The gas line had to be rerouted from the fireplace across the window wall down the wall and finally along the edge of the sunken living room floor. The sunken area takes up about half of the room. A Small Living Room with Fireplace.
Sunken Living Room 70s Ideas. They add fireplace cushions and different shapes to their indented seating area. Red sofas stimulate conversation.
First I closed off the door to the garage from the sunken room. Today Im talking all about how we raised our sunken living room. This design shows you the round seating area.
Before I could begin this renovation we had to tackle the sunken living room. A freestanding fireplace in the form of a trapezoidal prism decorates this living room in Italy set in a gabled house by Austrian architects Casati that has rough limestone interior walls. The sunken area is about 10 by 11 with a brick fireplace in the middle.
Rustic Sunken Living Room. It is typically furnished with a large sofa that can seat a whole party. In such a small space its really front and center.
COntemporary living room design with hanging fireplace and recessed floor Sunken and raised floor areas add drama to modern interior design and outdoor living spaces. A sunken living room area is a definite point of interest in any interior space and should therefore be properly designed in a way that will turn it into a jewel in its own right. This tiny recessed living room looks welcoming thanks to the wooden floor and loft-style fireplace.
The end result was lovely. A sunken living room with a fireplace is even more attractive. We had a friend fill in her sunken living room.
Balancing furniture on either side of the fireplace helps make the best use of this space. Especially when it comes to circumstances a fireplace or an easy smokestack that draws in views upwards and out. Except this one is attached to a modern open fireplace which is a really great idea.
Sunken living rooms or living rooms placed on a recessed floor level of a house are typically employed on modern or contemporary homes and is basically a modern idea. I dont think Ill buy another home with a sunken living room. Moreover railings along the top edge and on the wooden steps are necessary to improve safety.
The fireplace hearth is only about 3 12 inches high off the floor. Whether a wood burning fireplace gas or electric fireplace the flames add to the homey feeling and the inviting atmosphere of the home. Our new house has a sunken living room that has to go.
I didnt fill in the sunken living room because of the fireplace. Such a sunken living room area is usually turned into a conversation and entertainment pit. A recessed seating peninsula with curvy furniture or a rectangular-shaped conversation pit with built-in benches around a fireplace allow to enjoy the picturesque landscapes and talk in a cozy atmosphere.
Over the last few weeks weve been working hard to get our sunken den raised up to the level of the kitchen. Too hard to resell. If this had not been done I would not have had gas to my cooktop as the kitchen before demo had all.
Having a sunken living room brought up to floor level can range in price from 5000 to 25000 or more depending on the size of the area and the remodeling method. It was a daunting project filling in the sunken living room with lots of cement over cement slab. This will make the interior more interesting and dynamic.
However a similar but subtler concept can be found applied even on older structures and homes. When you have a small living room with a fireplace you generally dont have much choice but to make the fireplace a focal point.