When it comes to your abode's value, square footage is a terrible thing to waste. That is why a growing number of homeowners are reclaiming their attics, typically used for storage, as functional livings spaces like bedrooms or family rooms. Of course, it makes sense to include a bathroom directly under the roof too. In fact, there are many smart ways you can incorporate a shower, tub, or, sink and vanity set into a floor plan with a sloped ceiling. To stoke your creative juices, behold these beautiful attic bathrooms.
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Bright, White Ultramodern Attic Bathroom
Create the ultramodern attic bathroom of your dreams with these ideas spotted in this wet room by architect, Heather A. Wilson. Pristine white walls throw focus to the room's sharp angles making the sloped walls feel architecturally dramatic. Subway tile half walls add both beauty and waterproofing function. Next to the contemporary drop-in bathtub is a large window that makes the most of natural light.Continue to 2 of 15 below.
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Consider a Claw Foot Bathtub
Transform a portion of your attic into a peaceful oasis with a large claw foot tub as shown in this bathroom by interior design firm RC Studio. The beadboard half walls and penny tiled floor both contribute to the bathroom's old-timey vibe. The upper walls and ceiling are a relaxing shade of dove gray paint.Continue to 3 of 15 below.
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Huge Attic Bathroom Built for a Couple
What's not to love about this large attic bathroom by interior designer, David Netto? The crowning jewel in the space is the sizable free-standing tub. Above, rustic wood beams highlight the dramatic sloped ceiling. The incredibly inviting bathroom built for a couple also has two identical pedestal sinks for added convenience.Continue to 5 of 15 below.
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Wallpaper Punches Up an Attic Powder Room
Spruce up an attic powder room with patterned wallpaper. Interior designer, Erin Gates punched up this space with different designs. On the walls is a pretty birch tree pattern, and the built-in hamper and door are accented with a black and gold graphic design. Note the small pedestal sink. Its curved design has a tiny footprint.Continue to 6 of 15 below.
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Rustic Attic Bathroom With a Soothing Vibe
The high vaulted ceiling makes this narrow attic bathroom by Kathleen Walsh Interiors feel much bigger than its actual size. Rough-hewed wood beams add to the room's relaxing rustic vibe. The table style vanity on the left features two bowl style sinks (the photo only shows one) perched below a large framed mirror. Strategically placed ceiling lights brighten up the bathroom at night.Continue to 7 of 15 below.
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Take a Bath Under the Stars Using Dormer Windows
Bathe under the sun or stars depending on the time of day in this attic bathroom thanks to a perfectly placed dormer window. The space created by design firm Royal Roulette turns the sloped ceiling with beam supports into a striking feature that separates the bathing space from the vanity. The oak floors lend visual warmth to the crisp, white space.Continue to 8 of 15 below.
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Give an Attic Bathroom a Cottage Vibe
Give your attic bathroom a cottage vibe with these decorating tricks from Threshold Interiors, NYC. Here the design team covered the existing walls with vertical shiplap boards. Next, they installed a stylish trough sink with a distinctive retro look. Between two vintage barn sconces is our favorite feature: a nautically inspired rope hung mirror.Continue to 9 of 15 below.
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Let the Sunshine in With a Skylight
A skylight is what makes this tiny attic bathroom by Renewal Design and Build 100 percent irresistible. The smaller than average-sized tub makes the most of the room's teensy space. A yellow subway tile backsplash lends warmth to the bright white walls and creamy hexagon tile floor.Continue to 11 of 15 below.
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Blend Shiplap and Marble for a Winning Combo
Marble and shiplap are the two main ingredients in this lovely attic bathroom by Jas Design and Build. The marble-topped vanity was placed where the sloped ceiling is highest. At the ceiling's lowest point is a built-in storage cabinet and tub. A smaller-than-average toilet maximizes floor space. Painting the paneled walls a shade of light blue and keeping the trim and ceiling bright white lends visual depth.Continue to 12 of 15 below.
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Create a Chic and Inviting Bathroom
Here is an incredibly chic and cozy bathroom by Jas Design and Build. Penny tile floor and beadboard walls are an irresistible combination that makes the bathroom super inviting. The tub has a marble topper and backsplash, which adds to the overall sense of luxury. Two bathroom windows bring in plenty of light, and since the view is of the roof, there are no worries about privacy.Continue to 13 of 15 below.
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Design an Attic Bathroom Around a Striking Ceiling
This lovely attic bathroom by Laura Tutun Interiors combines pale gray walls with ivory beadboard panels, and white fixtures. The entire bathroom was designed around the sloped ceiling, which is a striking architectural feature. The pretty vanity is topped off with Carrera marble. Above it is a built-in medicine cabinet with mirror. When it comes to enduring style, you cannot beat the white hexagon floor tile as shown.Continue to 14 of 15 below.
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Add a Stunning Skylight
Nothing spells out luxury like an attic bathroom covered in expensive Calcutta marble as seen in this bathroom made by interior designer Ann Lowengart. But wait, there's more. The vaulted ceiling features a skylight that fills the shower with a seamless glass wall and door with natural light during the day. Shaker-style cabinetry provides plenty of storage space for towels and toiletries, and the frosting on this proverbial cupcake is the marble herringbone tiled floor.Continue to 15 of 15 below.
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Huge Attic Bathroom Built for a Large Family
People with larger families will appreciate this large attic bathroom built to accommodate kids by Rehkamp Larson Architects. The shiplap walls draw the eyes upward to the vaulted ceiling with a large skylight. An industrial-inspired rod and curtain conceal the bathing area outfitted with several shower stalls. A stylish Moravian star-shaped pendant light brightens the way. There are plenty of hooks to hang towels. Two large porcelain washstands provide space to wash hands and brush teeth.