This storage-smart built-in is ideal for holding home office supplies. See the rest of this renovated home: http://www.bhg.com/home-improvement/remodeling/before-and-after/farmhouse-renovation/?socsrc=bhgpin051713builtinofficestorage=7
I like how they used stock cabinets for the base of this desk. They made their own desktop using framing lumber but since my area is smaller, maybe I could use butcher block or other kitchen counter piece. Basement office?