44 Window nooks framing spectacular views


A cozy window nook paired with an amazing view can make your window the perfect spot, easily making it one of your most favorite spaces in your whole home. You might not be able to have the same kind of views that we feature in the collection below, but you can still create your own custom space; whether it be in your breakfast nook/kitchen, home library, under your stairs, on your stair landing, in your living room, dining room, home office, or in your bedroom… the skies the limit! A window nook offers the perfect spot to lounge, read a book, relax or maybe even take a nap! Basically, a window seat will help help you to add life to an otherwise unusable space.

Effectively using a window seat would be integrating one in a passageway, such as on a staircase landing. In doing so, you are infusing life and color to an overlooked area of your home. Adding a nook to your window can present a challenge, how do you most effectively utilize the space to make it attractive and comfortable for you to enjoy. You can add a built-in with cushions, pillows and a plush throw to curl up in, or even a small mattress. You can also do a less permanent option such as a small sofa that fits right into the space.

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A window nook provides an additional seating option in your home, and is perfect in the kitchen if you have a small space and would like to have a breakfast nook. Various decorative styles and shapes can further enhance the comfort and aesthetics of your window area. Below is a collection of some amazing window nooks in various areas of the home to help inspire you to incorporate one somewhere in your own home. Plenty of these nooks offer some fantastic outdoor views, such as overlooking a forest, garden or ocean. Have a look through and let us know which window nook you would love in your own home.

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Above is a reading nook designed under a staircase using a full size mattress. This offers the perfect spot for a nap or even an additional space to host an overnight guest. The pull out drawers are used to store books and games.

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If you have a bay window in your home, it is the perfect excuse for you to consider the addition of a window seat. If you prefer a less permanent option for this space, try a customized sofa that will fit perfectly into the space, lightly nestled in.

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Above is the perfect example of a kitchen with a built-in breakfast nook that takes advantage of a large window. Dressed in soft grays and blues, the hues adds a dreamy, relaxing feel to this clean-lined and warm kitchen. The built-ins help to provide additional seating space while not taking up too much square footage.

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In the master bedroom above, a window seat offers a comfortable spot to relax. Drawers below provides extra space to store clothes and linens.

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This cozy window seat framing a woodsy view is located in a house in Melbourne, Australia.

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