Neat and tidy: Install a coat hook low down on the floor in your hall and hang your trainers and shoes from it to keep life organised. Especially good for wet and muddy shoes. maybe even mount one outside the door on that porch.
Under the Stairs - Smart Storage - 16 "Sneaky" Ideas - Bob Vila - Staircases take up a lot of room. Where square footage is precious, use custom-fit cabinets, drawers, and closets with clever pullout drawers to make full use of the under-stairs space.