When we built our house almost ten years ago, we did not finish the basement. Over time, piece by piece we have slowly finished up different rooms. Today I am going to share our under the stairs playhouse, or Kids Castle.
This is our modified floor plan of the basement. Central, under the stairs is where our castle is. The blue line is the pop out that we added to make the space larger than the builder intended. It doesn't stick out very much into the room, just barely further than the mechanical room. We added two windows to the front for natural light and a rounded door in the center. If you look close, you can see we also added an interior window between the stair wall and the back side of the castle. The yellow box shows where the trap door is and the red line shows where the rock wall ladder is. The Read more [...]