The man cave – an ultimate area of comfort, fun, and privacy all in one. The goal is simple, create a space with everything you will ever want and need so that you never have to leave. There are plenty of man caves out there, but the following finds are one-of-a-kind ways to transform your living spaces. Check out the ideas below, guaranteed to inspire your creativity! You will see just how easy it is to turn whatever space you have to work with into an all-encompassing area to chill with the guys.
1. Barn Retreat
Transform that unused barn space with a country take on the typical man cave. Game tables and a tv with maximum comfort seating can turn any barn into a spot that you and the guys won’t want to leave. Add your own bar in the corner and keep it stocked with brews for when you want to watch the game. Best part? It is removed from your home, so be as loud as you’d like!
2. Arcade Bar
What is better than a bar? A bar with a built-in arcade! Take your man cave to the next level by incorporating this fun element into the space. A couple of old-school video games will really set the standards high in the world of man caves. Use the wall space to showcase memorabilia and decorate with your favorite neon signs. Ample seating and bar-style televisions will make you forget that you are even in your house at all.
3. Personal Theater
Ever wanted a movie theater that played all of your favorite movies at any given time? Look no further! A big screen tv, dimmer switch for the lighting, and plush armchairs with built-in cup holders can help you to achieve this personalized movie theater. Install some surround sound capabilities for an even greater experience. For those snacking desires, have a popcorn machine ready in the corner and a plentiful candy selection.
4. Kitchen Hangout
If you want to achieve that man cave feeling, yet you have limited space in your home, why not transform your kitchen? Stainless steel detailing with multiple bar stools and a fully stocked bar is one of the easiest man cave creations. Add a few foot rests and overhead lighting for even more of a bar-like atmosphere.
5. Ye Olde Western
Rustic wood detailing, dimly lit room, and makeshift bar/lounge area – sounds like an excerpt from an old Country Western film. Using deep and rich colors to decorate this man cave will guarantee to transport you into another era. Stock up on your favorite aged scotch and whiskey.
6. Simple Yet Effective
Not every man cave has to contain all the bells and whistles. If you are in need of a space to chill out but don’t want to transform the entire look of your house, this sleek option is for you. Simple bar area, pool table, and outdoor patio space make this room a great spot to unwind. The marble countertops and wood flooring give it an edgy but simple vibe.
7. Outdoor Oasis
Have a backyard? Utilize the space to turn even the most simple yard into the ultimate man cave hangout spot. Classic wood beams can turn your patio into the outdoor bar that everyone will flock to. Add a couple of seats and a dart board; you’ll be at set to kick back and unwind after a hard day’s work.
8. In Awe of Audio
For those with an ear for music, try out this take on a man cave. Equipped with mixing stations and computers with high quality speakers, you’ll spend hours dabbling in creation and listening to top tracks. The best part is, all you need is a small simple office. Take one corner of the room and turn it into an audio master’s dream.
9. Fitness Fanatic
Why pay money to hit the gym when you can create one of your very own? Private, sleek, and modernized – you can work on those gains from the comfort of home. Not much decor is required for this man cave, just select your favorite gym equipment and create your ideal workout zone. Use the space to unwind from the daily hustle.
10. Bowling Alley Breeze
We have all wished that we could have our own in-home bowling alley, right? It’s a childhood dream come true with this unique man cave! Check out this awesome space that incorporates colorful carpet with lounge style seating, a pool table, a personalized bowling lane, and an abundance of video games to play. Cook up some nachos and hotdogs for an authentic bowling alley feel. The best part is that you don’t need to rent any smelly shoes, play by your own rules!