The Captains Bed has long been a favorite bed for many reasons.
Usually Captains Bed made of good hardwood and sturdy, it stands the test of time. One of the first beds to have a built in bookcase in the headboard, it quickly became the choice of many families. Traditionally, the captains bed had storage drawers under it, a self-contained storage unit with sleeping space. The headboard provides storage for books, favorite magazines or comics, a niche for anything special, perhaps a child’s favorite stuffed toy or picture of their family. Whatever treasures are chosen, the space is available and the best part of all, a child has everything within reach without ever having to get out of bed!
Now with the option of adding a trundle bed under the Captains Bed, it becomes a perfect extra sleeping space, while being completely out of the way.
Depending on your needs, this bed offers it all. The bookcase headboard, always useful for adults or kids, with the storage drawers if those ar most needed works well. Now that there is the option to have the trundle bed tucked under the Captains Bed, the extra bed is there, out of the way, made up and ready for its occupant.
With the this bed, a child can have their things close by without having to get in and out of bed for each book or toy they may want to snuggle down with for the night.
An vantage of Captains Beds over Bunk Beds is that with a trundle bed beneath, it is much easier and safer for toddlers. Many young families may have two toddlers and they need to share a room. With the Captains Bed, they can share the reinforced ins in the bookcase headboard for their special night blanket or toy, and get easy into either the bed or the trundle beneath without climbing. For sleepovers the trundle is a safe bed, low to the floor, and safety rails fit under the mattress just like a regular twin bed for small toddlers.