Love this built-in window seat. After owning a couple of boats I've imagined a perfect small house would have clever built-ins in every room to optimize the space and providing great storage to keep things organized.
Elegant curtains drape the floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room where the coffee table is a Jonathan Adler design and the pair of circular armchairs on the Nanette Lepore rug are by Warren Platner
Consider having a daybed in your guest room. That way the space can offer seating when a visitor isn't sleeping there. Built-in shelves by the daybed give your guests somewhere to set their personal belongings, such as an alarm clock.
Amazing built-in nook with glass lantern providing reading light. Reading nook with gray ikat fabric cushions and pillows as well as white roman shades covering windows. Second landing nook with built-in reading lounge and built-in shelving.