Bead Board Murphy Bed with Cozy, Cottage Aesthetic

Open Murphy bed in guest room surrounded by built-in storage
This Murphy bed is surrounded by built-in shelving and cabinets. The door panels feature bead board for a warm, New England cottage aesthetic.

Add versatile storage and sleeping space with New England Cottage charm using bead board paneling!

Murphy bed system with built-in shelving and cabinets
This guest room/home office includes a Murphy bed with built-in storage and cottage style bead board trim.

Thinking about a adding a Murphy bed with built-in storage to your home but worried about how it might mesh with your cozy cottage décor? Put those worries aside! Murphy beds can be built to match any decorating aesthetic. This example favors bead board panels to bring warmth and charm to the room whether the wall bed is open or closed. The New England style bead board wainscoting is applied to the back of the wall bed in addition to both lower cabinets that flank the bed. The result feels simultaneously cottagey and elegant. It's topped with traditional crown moulding for a classic look.

The Murphy bed with built-in storage is the perfect way to equip a space for work-from-home-needs while retaining a guest bedroom. When the unit is lowered and open, the queen size mattress sleeps two comfortably. And the bed is sturdy. The entire system is fully backed. Dressed in our Cocoa laminate, it looks timeless yet fresh with warm tones in a deep wood color.

The versatility of this design can't be beat. The built-in shelving and cabinets that surround the bed provide enough organization and storage, so the home office never looks messy. That means this versatile space is always ready for whatever use is needed. It's easy to convert the room back into a welcoming bedroom at a moment's notice.

Construction, Materials, & Accessories for the Murphy Bed with Bead Board Panels:

  • Floor-based construction.
  • Color: Many colors options availableexample shown in Cocoa laminate.
  • Vertical queen Murphy bed using pistons to raise and lower the bed and a comfortable European slat wood base for the box spring.
  • A bead board panel covers the bottom of the Murphy bed and adds a cozy cottage aesthetic when the wall bed is in the closed position.
  • New England bead board panels and door faces in our Shaker Elite face.
  • Eight built-in shelves surround the bed for storage and display constructed from matching 3/4-inch laminate.
  • Lower 36-inch-high built-in storage under the shelves is covered by beadboard cabinet doors.
  • Traditional Crown and B100 base moulding.
  • The entire system is fully backed. The backing extends into the closed closet cabinets in addition to the wall bed and open shelving areas.

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