Spacious Sitting and Lounging
Corner sofa beds offer more space for sitting than the usual sofa configuration. The generous proportions of this furniture make it a superb choice for those who like to entertain. The corner sofa bed encourages better socialization among guests since they can all stay in the same area in comfortable seated positions. The spaciousness of a corner sofa bed eliminates the cramped feeling that causes people to disperse to other seats farther away from one another, so you can look forward to not having to shout during conversations. The chaise portion of the corner sofa bed is an inviting spot to stretch out and relax while enjoying your favorite shows and other hobbies.
Convertible to a Sleeping Area
A corner sofa bed is designed to be converted easily into a sleeping area. When guests come over, the furniture can do double duty as a bed so you will not need to drag a mattress to the living room or give up your own bed just to be able to offer a comfortable sleeping spot. While the chaise already has enough room for a person to stretch out on, the entire corner sofa bed is constructed so it can be extended further to create a more spacious sleeping area. Some corner sofa beds are equipped with a mattress that needs to be pulled out from underneath the cushions, so the bed area becomes large enough to accommodate more than one sleeper. Other designs require the backrest to be pushed down. Transforming the sofa into a bed and vice-versa is a breeze, so you won’t need to tire yourself when setting up a comfortable bed for your guests to sleep on.
Corner sofa beds have a striking look that deviates from the usual appearance of a regular sofa. They have a bold presence that catches the eye as soon as one enters the room, regardless of where the corner sofa bed is placed. When positioned against the wall, the furniture beckons with a spacious area for spending hours just lounging and sitting with friends or family members. For a more daring look, you can also place the corner sofa bed in the middle of the room; this positioning may go against the norm, but it will result in a stunning focal point that will dramatically change the look and use of space.
Frees Up Space
A corner sofa bed is designed to be placed in a corner where it can hug two walls in the living room or other areas in your home. When it’s pushed against a corner, the furniture frees up the space in front and on the sides of it. This results in creating an image of increased spaciousness, with more room for people to move around freely. With the bulk of the corner sofa bed set on a corner, the space that is freed up around it can then be used for other furniture items or appliances that may otherwise not fit into the area.
Some styles of corner sofa beds can also be considered modular because they often come with 2-3 sections to form a larger surface area for sleeping and sitting purposes. The sections can be placed to create a variety of configurations, so you can constantly change the look and functionality of the corner sofa bed to suit your mood and needs at any given time. You can enjoy an L-shaped layout that consists of the chaise and the main sofa structure. Depending on the number of sections that the corner sofa includes, you can also form a U-shaped furniture piece to encourage more intimate conversations with your friends and family.
Maximizes the Available Space
A corner sofa bed allows you to take full advantage of the available space in a room by offering the functionality of a sofa and a bed in one furniture item. The seat quickly transforms into a bed when necessary so you will not need to set up a separate mattress or bed in the area when you need to arrange a sleeping area for a guest. The corner sofa bed also maximizes the space by allowing you to adjust the layout easily through modular construction. You can make a small room seem bigger by separating one piece – such as one of the freestanding stools – and setting it up in a far corner to prevent an overcrowded feel. On the other hand, you can fill up the space in a large room by setting the corner sofa bed in between existing furniture pieces, such as 2 separate sofas. This arrangement can help eliminate the bare appearance that can ruin the aesthetics of a spacious room.
May be Too Bulky
A corner sofa bed offers an inviting area for comfortable lounging, but its generous size also has its downside. It eats up a lot of space in the area so it will not be a great choice for rooms that have space limitations. When you place a bulky corner sofa bed in a small room, you may be taking up the space meant for other furniture or you may be removing the much-needed free space dedicated for walking around.
Can Be Expensive
The corner sofa bed often comes with a higher price compared to a regular sofa. The price difference is due to the enhancement of the structure so it can be turned into a bed when needed. The built-in pull-out mattress, or the mechanism for pushing the backrest so the sofa becomes a large bed, are significant additions that can dramatically jack up the price of the furniture.