Basement Conversion Ideas — 10 Ways to use Wasted Cellar Spaces

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Get inspired by our guide to great basement conversion ideas that will help you make the most of any wasted subterranean space. From pokey cellars into handy wine storage, damp underground rooms into modern kitchen and living rooms — we've got it all. 

Space is at a premium in the current market, so if you're blessed with a room beneath the main house, undergoing a basement conversion is a cost-effective way to maximise every nook and cranny of a floorplan. 

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.