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33 Amazing built-in window seats capturing mesmerizing ocean views

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In these beach house living spaces, the gorgeous waterfront views showcased from cozy built-in window seats are the main attraction. Have a look below for our incredible collection of window seats that will inspire you to put one in your own home. Even if you don’t have an ocean view, window seats provide a relaxing spot to curl up and read or take a nap. If you do have a view, why not highlight it? This could be in your breakfast area, your bedroom, a sunroom or even a home office. We hope you get some great ideas from our collection… don’t forget to tell us in the Comments which one inspired you the most and why!

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1. The fabrics on the semi-circular window seat are Lee Jofa. The trim is Simply White OC-117 | Benjamin Moore and the walls are Maritime White OC-5 | Benjamin Moore. The Pella Windows are stationary. (via Kotzen Interiors)

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2. The window of this Sea Ranch, California bedroom was designed to let in maximum natural light, while capturing ridge and ocean views. (via Malcolm Davis Architecture)

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3. A Boston home features this cozy bedroom window seat. The window manufacturer is Eagle. The wall paint color is Breath of Fresh Air 806 | Benjamin Moore. (via Polhemus Savery DaSilva)

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4. A waterfront home on Whidbey Island, Washington features this cozy window seat for ocean viewing. The seats are 20″ deep. The cabinet is 15″ in height and the cushions are about 6″. The center window is 9-0 x 6-0 and the two side windows are 2-6 x 6-0. The floors are 8″ roasted red oak, sourced from Emerson Hardwoods and oven baked in Canada. (via RGN Construction)

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5. The Kauai residence boasts a window seat in the dining area, lending a casual feel to the space. That table is about 5′-6″ by 2′-6″ and about 2′-10″ tall. It is 3′ from finished floor to the top of the sill. To keep the cushions from slipping off the bench, a strip of velcro could do the trick! The window manufacturer was Quantum, all windows are operable. (via Sutton Suzuki Architects)

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6. This unique bedroom features a series of thin, elegant Tetraleaf teak veneered arches and columns that parallel the beach and mountains of Malibu, California. See the full home tour here: Beach house with Santa Monica Mountain views. (via The GR Plume Company)

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7. A beach house in Portland, Maine features a small window nook built next to the living room fireplace. (via Sylco Cabinetry)

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8. A cozy sitting area features the perfect view to sit and read. This home is nestled on a bluff, embracing a commanding view of the New England coast. (via Albert, Righter & Tittmann Architects)

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9. A seaside home in South Carolina features this intimate dining room with built-in window seats. The Atlantic Ocean inspired this room’s design style. The windows and doors are by Tischler. (via The Anderson Studio of Architecture)

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10. This waterfront home on Martha’s Vineyard features a built-in window seat in the living room, surrounded by ocean views. (via Martha’s Vineyard Interior Design)

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11. This Bay Harbor, Michigan luxury beach house features a stunning kitchen boasting a breakfast nook with a view! (via Beth Singer Photographer)

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12. A bedroom sitting area features a cozy window seat, complemented by wall sconces for reading. Shutters accent the windows, which perfectly frames views of the ocean in Portland, Maine. (via Sylco Cabinetry)

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13. A great room with a small window seat offers a fabulous view of the Mount Hope Bridge on eastern Rhode Island. (via DiMauro Architects)

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14. The living room of this iconic storybook house has an open beam vaulted ceiling with an view, in Carmel, California. (via Zillow)

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15. A house on Plum Island in Newburyport, Massachusetts offers idyllic ocean vistas. The living room has a built-in window seat next to a fireplace with a surround of textural green stone from Iran. The wood is a mix of quarter white oak and zebrawood veneer. (via CBT Architects)

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16. A coveted view of the San Francisco Bay and beyond to the Gold Gate Bridge can be enjoyed from a built-in chaise-style window seat. Drawers below offers storage for stashing extra pillows and blankets. (via Mahoney Architects & Interiors)

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17. The dining nook accomodates simple decor that doesn’t distract from the sweeping views over Long Island Sound, Connecticut. (via Sotheby’s Realty)

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18. On Northern California’s rugged Sonoma Coast, Sea Ranch Lodge is a serene destination that embraces the beauty that surrounds it. This well-appointed guest room offers serene ocean vistas from a cozy window seat. (via Sea Ranch Lodge)

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19. An old manor home in the small resort town of Ogonquit, Maine features this cozy little breakfast nook with million dollar views! (via Curbed)

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20. This seaside chic dining room in Cohasset, Massachusetts features a built-in window nook capturing water views. A sophisticated color palette gives a nod to the coastal surroundings. (via Rachel Reider Interiors)

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21. In Norfolk, Virginia, the master bedroom showcases one of the best views in the house —from the built-in corner window seat. A comfortable places to relax, the space offers a calming palette of sea foam, inspired by the sea. Loving the grasscloth wallpaper! (via Tria Giovan for Coastal Living)

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22. A loft space in a Cape Cod home capitalizes on the incredible beachfront view with custom cushions fabricated in Sunbrella fabric for the window seat. Cushion fabrication is by Cushion Source. (via Annie Schlechter for Coastal Living)

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23. A Cape Cod beach cottage features this cozy turret with custom window seating and unbelievable seaside views. (via Hutker Architects)

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24. An expansive corner window seat offers a relaxing spot to enjoy the heavenly views in Providence, Rhode Island. Loving the coastal-inspired pillows! (via Davitt Design Build)

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25. A charming breakfast nook in this Casey Key, Florida cottage maximizes space with a custom built-in window seat. The space offers a beautiful ocean view and additional storage underneath. The pillows are sourced from Home Goods, while the table centerpiece is from Seaside Chic. (via Mark Lohman for Coastal Living)

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26. A beach cottage in Portland, Maine boasts this seaside chic bedroom with a large window seat. The double-hung windows over the window seat are 3′ wide x 5′ tall, manufactured by Andersen Windows. The room is 17′-6″ wide by 12′-10″ deep. (via Whitten Architects)

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27. A Santa Barbara, California beachfront abode offers a beachy and breezy vibe. A comfortable window seat in the bedroom provides a spot to curl up and read while enjoying the tranquil water views. (via Debra Lynn Henno)

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28. Capturing the perfect view of San Francisco’s Alcatraz Island, this small window seat is great for book reading. Concealed wall storage can store your book collection. While storage underneath the bench offers additional space for pillows and a blanket for cool days/nights. (via John Maniscalco Architecture)

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29. A beach style home overlooking Newport Beach, Sydney features windows on all three sides of a window seat adorned with plush cushions. (via Ryan Lahiff Photography)

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30. This expansive window seat in the family room hugs the lines of this bay window, which showcases views of the ocean in Portland, Maine. The palette colors for the cushions were inspired by the cool blues and warm reds of the antique Oriental area rug. (via Knickerbocker Group)

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31. An historic shingle-styled cottage sits on Dove Island, Connecticut, a private island off the mainland of the famed village of Stony Creek in Branford, CT. This comfy window seat highlights the stellar ocean views back to the mainland. (via Curbed)

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32. Just off the northern coast of California is this seaside escape with a built-in window seat in the living room. See the rest of this home here: Romantic seaside escape with dramatic ocean views. (via Bodega Bay Escapes)

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33. A LEED Silver beach cottage on Rhode Island offers plenty of warmth and comfort. A built-in window seat next to the living room fireplace features a fresh, coastal-inspired palette. See amazing full home tour here: Luminous oceanfront home in Rhode Island boasts energy-efficient design. (via George Penniman Architects)

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