Home Projects: Under-Eave Storage Space - Yankee Magazine. This is where I want the tilt-out laundry basket, a small frig, the fire safe, some book shelves for storage baskets, and/or an electric fireplace for winter warmth.
This reminds me of my first flat. Classic Victorian house interior with an original fireplace, books in the alcove. However I wasn't stylish enough to have those wonderfully chic grey walls with high white accents.