So, you’re thinking of finishing your basement, are you? You could, of course, make it an attractive play area for the children. Maybe it could be a bonus room for when guests are staying overnight. And how about that laundry room? Wouldn’t that be the most exciting thing ever? Just think of all of those pristine whites and clean colors!
You’re bored, aren’t you? When you think of finishing your basement, you start thinking about turning it into a place where you can have some fun! Well, if that’s the case, then you’ve come to the right place, because we’ve collected 21 amazing examples of finished basements for having fun, fun, fun… And some more fun! On this list, you’ll find finished basements that feature arcades, pool tables, and maybe even some surprises that you haven’t thought of yet.
So, start thinking about turning the dark, dank place underneath your living room into something awesome, and check out these fun finished basements that we’ve found for you! We’re sure that you’ll find plenty of inspiration, and that – just maybe – you’ll strike upon the inspiration for your own basement fun zone!
You’ve got to love the green LED lights used to illuminate the bottles in this finished basement wet bar.
2. Press Your Luck
Sure, that poker table in the foreground looks like a lot of fun, but how about the projection television set in the back of the room?
3. Ye Olde Pub
The bar table in front is a great touch for this finished basement that’s been given a pub-like atmosphere. Check out the standing menu!
4. Grab a Seat
In this awesomely fun finished basement, you can grab a seat in the home theater area, or you can relax at the counter.
5. For The Kids
Your finished basement doesn’t have to be about adult playtime, as it can always be used as an attractive play space for your kids.
6. Sporty Arcade
The design of this fun finished basement – which sports a basketball game, a poker table and darts – is like a sporty arcade for adults.
7. Breaking The Bank
If you’re willing to part with a pretty penny, then there’s nothing stopping you from installing a basement pool.
8. Fitness Is Fun
Why pay for that monthly gym membership when you can install your own personal gym in the basement. What will your excuse be then?
If you think back, beanbags were pretty cool when you were a kid. Why not add some to your finished basement home theater area?
10. Rotating Seating
In this finished basement, the entire seating area in the sports center rotates to face different televisions. Amazing!
We’re willing to bet that this fun finished basement design is more refined than many of the watering holes you frequent.
12. Throwback Thursday
If you’ve got a yen for an era gone by, then why not infuse the style into the design of your finished basement?
13. Grand Entrance
It might be too gaudy for you, but you’ve got to love the charm of the home theater entrance in this finished basement. And, how about that jukebox?
14. Training For Results
If you thought the last finished basement fitness center idea we showed you was too much, perhaps this one is more your speed?
15. Minimal Approach
When making a fun finished basement, always thing of the ways in which you might expand it. This one keeps the space open. Also, check out the little kid house on the left!
If your idea of fun is hanging out with friends and family, then you should try a finished basement layout like this one.
17. Game Room
The light hardwood floors and ample lighting really help to make this finished basement game room quite charming.
18. All About That Space
This finished basement design makes a number of attractive style choices in order to make the space as inviting as possible.
19. Work and Play
If you want to have a fun finished basement and a workout room, you can always go smaller with the fitness area.
20. Call the Fireman!
Depending upon how you’re going to be using your finished basement, you may be able to let your imagination run wild. Check out the fire truck style here.
21. Cater To Yourself
Only you know how it is that you like to have fun. So make sure your finished basement design caters to that, your interests, and your aesthetic.