Barrel Vault Ceiling Designs
2014 New Homes
When crafting your new home design, you can incorporate a barrel vault ceiling (sometimes called a tunnel vault or wagon vault) as a dramatic entranceway or a discrete touch.
Below, see photos of barrel vault ceiling designs in popular locations within 2014 new homes:
Barrel Vaults in the Master Bath
Depending on the floor plan layout you love, there are several easy ways to incorporate a barrel vault in your master bath.
Master Bath Barrel Vault Idea #1: Above the his and hers vanities
In this Raleigh new home, each vanity is framed by a barrel vaulted opening. Center cabinets provide substantial storage and help frame the barrel vaults. See another example of vanity barrel vaults in this version of the Dugan.
Master Bath Barrel Vault Idea #2: Framed Alcove Tub
A barrel vaulted entrance becons you to enjoy your private alcove tub. A tile shelf offers plenty of storage for necessities like bubble bath and niceties like plush white towels.
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Master Bath Barrel Vault Idea #3: Shower Entrance
Consider topping your shower entrance with a barrel vaulted arch. In this example, an arched vault greets you at the entrance of your oversized shower.
Master Bath Barrel Vault Idea #4: Bathroom Entrance
We're also seeing more home owners nix their bath entrance door - leaving an open entrance between the master suite and bath.
Barrel Vault Foyers
Barrel vaults make impressive entrances, whether you love a home plan with a single story or two story foyer.
One Story Foyer Barrel Vault Ideas:
In a one story home plan, a barrel vault can serve as a sublt accent that draws the eye upwards and creates a more open feel.
Two Story Foyer Barrel Vault Ideas:
In a two story home, a barrel vault can create continuity between the foyer and living room. In this example, a barrel vaulted entrance to the formal dining room mirrors the two story vaulted design.
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Barrel Vaulted Hallways
Hallways and corridors are two great places to include a barrel vault design.
Pictured here is a barrel vault entranceway to the master suite. A painted beadboard treatment adds craftsman charm.
In this custom home design, a barrel vaulted hallway leads from the foyer to the living room.
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