While basements get a bad rap at times, if built finished out or remodeled later on, they actually offer a wealth of extra living space for many purposes and activities. For instance, a media room, living room, wine cellar, wet bar, gym, office, playroom, man's cave, laundry and guest room are all popular choices for basement spaces. If you are lucky enough to live in an area where basements are a commonly built element of most homes, you may just be sitting on a myriad of abundant new living possibilities! We've included some of our favorite basement remodeling ideas and images below. Which do you like best?
For those that love to entertain, this funky basement bar is the answer. This basement space shows it doesn’t take a lot of square feet to create a wine cellar of stellar proportions. Multi-activity space such as this are a terrific way to make the most out of a basement. Parents can watch kids at play while working out in the home gym. The dome-shaped ceiling opens up this media room basement .
The fireplace under the media screen offers ambiance. This basement media room/family room combination provides the perfect spot to gather with family and friends. The decor is natural and pleasing to the eye. Vibrant pops of color bring this basement living space to life. Fresh cilantro and inky black make an impact against rustic wood elements in this attractive basement living space remodel. Sliding doors and lots of windows provide much needed light in a basement living space. The white walls and furniture also contribute to the brightness of the room. Forget the days of unfinished laundry rooms in dark, damp basements, who wouldn’t love doing laundry in these spaces? Game rooms such as this are a popular room option for many basements especially when the man of the house yearns for a man cave to call his own. The basement is a perfect spot to tuck away a bedroom for extra privacy for guests and homeowners alike.