If you have minimal space in your children’s bedrooms, bunk beds and high sleepers are often the go-to solutions. However, bedrooms aren’t always uniform in shape or size. If your children’s bedroom falls into this category, you may want to consider a shorty high sleeper.
In simple terms, shorty high sleepers are just shorter beds in length, sometimes in width, and sometimes in Height. Ideal for children and little spaces!
There are many types of high sleeper beds on the market, but very few Shorty High Sleepers; in the following article, we will take a look at our top picks.
Strictly Beds & Bunks are an English manufacturer specialising in high-quality beds and bunks made in England and offering full manufacturer support throughout the United Kingdom. This shorty sleeper single bed is made using sustainable natural pine from Scandinavian pine forests. This bed is built to last and can accommodate adults as well as children. Slats are 19mm solid wood pine. There's also a strong centre rail that's supported by metal brackets. The ladder can be moved to the left or the right to the bed. Handy if you wish to place bedroom furniture or a chair underneath the bed. The bed frame size is approximately 2ft 6-inch. (Width 85cm Height 188cm Length 175cm Clearance height under-bunk is 143cm)Also included is a 15cm (6 inches) thick spring mattress. The bed can also be purchased without the mattress.
The Hubi loft bunk bed is well-reviewed and comes in 5 different sizes. (140x70x160) (160x80x160) (180x80x160) (180x90x160) (200x90x160) Ideal if you have precise requirements. It also comes in 4 different colours. There's also still room under the single bunk for extra storage space or a chest of drawers.
We love this solid wood, Shepard Single, Scandinavian style, High Sleeper from Mack + Milo. This mid-range bed comes in 4 different sizes Cot Bed / Toddler (70 x 140 cm), European Toddler (80 x 160 cm), European Toddler (80 x 180 cm), European Single (90 x 200 cm), Perfect for a tight sleeping space.
Stylish, solid pine wood high sleeper bed frame from Hoppekids. This premium range, single bed frame sleeper, comes with a white finish and would look great in any kids bedroom. There's also plenty of room for a chair or a desk under the bed frame.
Harriet Bee makes good quality beds, and this Shorty Bed sets the European standard for High Sleepers. It comes in 5 sizes, ideal for most bedrooms.Toddler (70 x 140 cm)European Toddler (80 x 160 cm)(80 x 180 cm) (90 x 180 cm)European Single (90 x 200 cm) There's also room for storage furniture to be placed underneath the bed. Great for shelving for books or a desk for homework.
Who are Shorty High Sleepers best suited for? They are perfect for smaller bedrooms that can’t accommodate a standard sleeper bed. However, other beds may be worth considering. A Mid sleeper cabin bed, a shorty mid sleeper, standard cabin beds, or a shorty bunk bed frame often work well in a bedroom with limited space.
Please note for safety reasons, children under the age of six should not occupy the top bunk. All beds should also come with Assembly instructions, Be sure to double-check bed size before purchase and consider buying a bed with mattress as most standard mattresses won’t fit; a shorty single mattress will be required in most cases.
Important note…When deciding between our top picks, we considered the cost of each bed at the time of writing. We would not hesitate in recommending any of the beds. Prices could fluctuate a fair bit, so our number five choice could easily be our number one choice if the price was right.