Shouldn't all summer houses have alcove beds for overflow guests and lazy afternoon reading? Here's a roundup of some favorites we've seen lately.
Above: An alcove bed in Annabel's House in London.
Above: A paneled niche bed painted violet, via The Room Vote.
Above: A niche bed via Designed for Life.
Above: The Scherer house in upstate New York, via Andrea Raisfeld Locations.
Above: Built-in beds at the Grinda Wardshus in Sweden.
Above: An alcove bed via Greige.
Above: Pippi's built-in daybed on My Scandinavian Retreat.
Above: A Swedish bedroom, via My Scandinavian Retreat.
Above: A house on Shelter Island by Schappacher White (see the whole project at Architect Visit: Shelter Island House by Schappacher White).