This bunk room is unlike any we’ve ever done before, because this one was built for adults rather than kids. The beds are queen-size and we built a full staircase to get to the top bunk, rather than a ladder.
A big challenge with adding the loft space was where, in the original 700-sf footprint to locate stair access. Chip came to the rescue with specialized retractable stairs that can be raised and lowered, drawbridge style. When the loft space is not being used, the stairs can be raised to a storage position where they hang suspended about 10 feet above the kitchen.
Chip and Joanna Gaines help create an ideal forever home for a young couple and their canine family members. A late 1950s-era ranch home is transformed with an open, free-flowing floor plan, soaring vaulted ceilings — and something special for the pooches.