Bunk Room Beds
Bright red bunk beds (painted in Sherwin-Williams' \"Cherry Tomato\") line two walls on either side of the big window facing the front of the house and a northern view of the mountains. Above the window, almost 10 feet off the ground, is a fifth bright red bunk, nestled beneath the peaked roof. A red rolling ladder, of the kind found in libraries or bookstores, provides access to this top bunk. Small built-in shelves at the head of each bed (and individual reading lamps) create the sense that each bunk is its own little room.
Rough finished hickory paneling reclaimed from an old hog barn lines the walls, and a peg rail extends all the way around the room, ready to hold everything from baseball caps to bathrobes. Linda Woodrum found the trunk beneath the window at an antique store, and used it as the perfect bedside table/display stand (for a lovely wooden rocking horse). The short hallway connecting the bunkroom to its private bath holds one of the home's most charming surprises: A large cubby for a dog bed, tucked under the eaves. The dog bed cubby is complete with a bright red cushion and its own lighting and is sure to be a draw for every child in the house, as well as every dog.
Bunk Room Bath
The generously sized bunk room bath is also lined with a peg rail, with pegs made from branches of mountain laurel. The wood theme plays out again in the rough-wood framed mirror over the deep double sink. The sink, reminiscent of an old-fashioned laundry sink, offers plenty of room for multiple people to wash up at once. Slate floors and a slate shower complete the space. \"This is one of the most functional rooms in the house,\" says designer Woodrum. \"You can sleep five people and your dog right here.\"