Bathroom Envy: 15 Jaw-Dropping Rooms We Love

First and foremost, a bathroom should be functional—but homeowners don’t need to compromise on aesthetics for practicality. Get inspired by these 19 awe-inspiring bathrooms that give a stylish upgrade to the most well-used space in your home.

By Debra Immergut | Updated Feb 01, 2017 10:34 AM

A Fireside Soak

Bathroom with Fireplace

Nothing beats a nice soak in the tub after a long day—but imagine indulging in this relaxing ritual alongside a blazing fire! This dreamy bathroom epitomizes luxury with its soaring stone hearth, rustic wood paneling, and old-fashioned claw-foot tub.

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Zillow Digs home in Roswell, GA

All-White and Wonderful

White Marble Bathroom

A commodious bathtub takes center stage in this whitewashed master bathroom. Elegant marble accents, sleek sconces, and crystal-knobbed cabinetry elevate the design from understated to swanky.

Zillow Digs home in New Albany, OH

A Craftsman Retreat

Bathroom with Craftsman Design

Wooden beams and carved accents bring a hand-hewn sensibility to this Craftsman bathroom. A deep pedestal tub, the centerpiece of the regal space, contributes to the old-world ambience of the lavatory.

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Zillow Digs home in Scottsdale, AZ

Straight from a Spanish Villa

Southwestern Bathroom Design

Brightly colored tiling and weathered stone create a bathroom retreat that's reminiscent of sunny Spain. Earth tones and distressed wooden accents bring elements of southwestern decor into the mix. 

Zillow Digs home in Glendale, AZ

Outdoor Access

Bathroom with French Doors

In an unusual setup, this sleek bath affords direct access to the home’s lush surroundings. The organic shape of the tub and the use of natural materials, such as wood and stone, highlight the room's connection to the great outdoors.

Zillow Digs home in Bedford, NY

A Bathroom with a View

Large Windows in the Bathroom

To maintain privacy, bathrooms are often isolated places with minimal connection to the outside world. In this wide-open bathroom, however, generous windows make the most of dramatic water views—an arrangement that is made possible by the secluded surroundings.

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Zillow Digs home in Tiburon, CA

A Bold Pattern

Bathroom with Patterned Floor Tile

In this bathroom, finishes and fixtures are kept simple to direct attention to the wow-worthy floor tile. Sticking to a black, white, and gray color scheme ensures that the bold pattern doesn’t overwhelm the small space.

Streamlined and Serene

Serene Bathroom Design

Geometric shapes and carefully placed windows give this room a serene harmony. The muted palette picks up on the neutral tones of the landscape just beyond the glass.

Zillow Digs home in Evergreen, CO

Marble and Chrome

Marble and Chrome Bathroom

Marble, chrome, and transitional fixtures give this room a timeless style that appeals to a wide variety of design tastes. A touch of lavender along the back wall breaks up the light color scheme and adds an unexpected pop of visual interest.

Zillow Digs home in Chicago, IL

Large and Luxurious

Large Bathroom Design

An inlaid rectangular design in the floor establishes long visual lines in this bathroom, making the already generous dimensions seem even more impressive. A crystal chandelier adds the perfect crowning touch to the sumptuous space.

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Zillow Digs home in Dallas, TX

Centered and Sybaritic

Bathtub in Center of Room

A soaking tub, complete with silver fixtures and a vast stone surround, serves as a stunning focal point in this luxurious master bath. An expanse of warm tan tiles is juxtaposed against the cool tones of the bathtub and shower, which spans the back wall of this washroom.

Zillow Digs home in Greenwich, CT

Elegance in Gray

Gray Bathroom Design

The gray tones of this bathroom bring a restrained elegance to the vintage-style bathtub, ornate white tiles, and classic moldings. While elements of the room mimic traditional Victorian design, the overall look feels sophisticated and modern.

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Zillow Digs home in McLean, VA

Angled Features

Bathroom with Built-In Bathtub

Sometimes a slight tweak in a conventional layout can add visual interest to a room. Here, placing the large tub at an unexpected angle makes the bathroom look larger and more contemporary.

Zillow Digs home in Aldie, VA

Midcentury Modern

Midcentury Modern Bathroom

The strict geometry of a tile grid pattern lends orderly discipline to a space. In this sleek bathroom, floating cabinetry and contemporary light fixtures amplify the midcentury modern aesthetic, while a sinuously curved tub offers a pleasing note of contrast to the clean lines.

Zillow Digs home in Tampa, FL

Royal Quarters

Regal Bathroom Design

With boldly variegated stone surfaces and impressively carved moldings, this luxurious bathroom certainly has the royal touch. Large French doors, an elegant chandelier, and a fireplace heighten the regal design.

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Zillow Digs home in Draper, UT

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