Mezzanine Bedrooms: How to Design a Split-Level Sleep Space

oak frame house with mezzanine bedroom and patio doors
(Image credit: Richard Kiely c/o Oakwrights)

Mezzanine bedrooms can be a great way to add an extra bedroom in a house with a high ceiling or vaulted space. 

Creating a mezzanine floor splits a room, providing multiple spaces, and this design feature is quickly becoming one of the most popular architectural elements in self builds, barn conversions and extension alike. 

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.