Oakford Upholstered Storage Bench by Alcott Hill Review

Overview

What this ottoman will do for you is to help you maintain a clutter-free home. It is more than just a spare seat or stylish accent. What this ottoman brings to your home is a convenient storage solution to the space that needs it most. It is built on top of four feet with turned detailing. It is a fine piece that is crafted from solid rubberwood. It comes upholstered in 100% polyester and showcases gold nailhead detailing that abounds in subtle sophistication. As an added bonus, this product comes backed by a one-year warranty.

The designer of this item, Alcott Hill, is known for celebrating the laid back lifestyle of the upper class with elegant yet casual essentials that are steeped in sophisticated tones. With crisp and bright colors that come in traditional silhouettes, the natural textures of Alcott Hill items characterize furniture and décor items that are built to bring the feeling of lighthearted confidence right to your home. This kind of upscale glamor and luxurious looks abound at Alcott Holl, the one-stop shop for all things chic. From button-tufted headboards and sofas to shimmering gold-finished tables and baroque wall mirrors, Alcott Hill offers the perfect pop of posh to add to your elegant aesthetic.

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Features

This item is upholstered in 100% polyester. It has a maximum weight capacity of 250 pounds and includes storage that is conveniently covered under a flip-top lid. The legs are made of solid rubberwood and they are espresso in color. To care for and maintain this item, spot clean it with a damp cloth as needed. It has a seating capacity of 2 and is made in China.

This item requires assembly and comes with a 1-year limited warranty and comes with a Proposition 65 warning that is used to indicate to consumers that the item is free from harmful and hazardous chemicals.

Please make sure you note the sizes and dimensions of this ottoman’s various lengths before finalizing a purchase. This will help you avoid issues and circumstances in which your ottoman does not fit in the room or area in which you intend to use it.

  • Overall Dimensions: 16.75” H x 35.5” W x 19.5” D
  • Legs: 5” H
  • Storage Compartment: 8.5” H x 33.25” W x 15.25” D
  • Overall Product Weight: 39.16 lb.
  • Leg to leg measurement: 35″

Available Select Upholstery

This item comes upholstered in 100% polyester and has solid rubberwood legs. It comes in the following colors:

  • Red
  • Tan
  • Cerulean Blue

Pricing

All the prices are only for reference, Exact price will be based on the latest quotation.

The price of any item, whether a headboard or otherwise, is an important factor to consider before making a purchase. Ideally, the average ottoman should range between $150 and $300, depending on your budget and intended uses. Plan within your budget and get a unique piece at an affordable price.

The Oakford Upholstered Storage Bench is currently listed online for $96.99. This applies to all of the color options available for this ottoman. If you are buying this item for your business, you can unlock insider pricing and save even more with this item. Also, if you are not very handy, you can buy assembly from Handy for an additional $43.99. You can even 25% on this service using the MYWAY card as well.

If you are interested in purchasing a protection plan for this item, you can purchase a 3-year plan or a 5-year plan for $7.99 or $11.99 respectively. This would be a good thing to do since these plans provide broad coverage from stains and damages such as tears, cuts, and rips. Item protection is a good idea because you may want to match this item with other popular items that are frequently purchased together, such as the Sabina Dining Table and the Everby Dining Chair. Save on the headboard and get the additional accessory items as well!

Pros

This makes an awesome addition to any living space. One customer said she loved her new storage bench. They use it as a coffee table substitute and have a tray of candles placed on top. It is an awesome light burlap color which goes with their country rustic furniture very nicely. The best part is that it comes assembled and has place for storage! They are about to have a baby, so it’s less of a hazard in the living room than a coffee table and it’s a place for toys if they need it to be. Thumbs up!

Keep in mind that this bench is not burgundy, it is an orange color exactly like you see in the picture (which is what some people wanted and bought it for). They said the loved the fact that the storage space inside of the bench is completely open without any trays or dividers getting in the way. The lid opens easily. The material has a thick weave of threads, which is nice. The bench is very sturdy and comfortable to sit on. It looks great in bedrooms and you can quilted comforter, sheets, and throw pillows inside of it. As far as pros go, it offers great value, it is durable, it provides good storage space, and it looks expensive.

One buyer ordered and received this ottoman in the coral color despite the fact that it says beige. Despite this faux pas, it fits great in tight spaces and adds comfortable seating and additional storage. You will be very happy with this product!

Cons

As for cons, this storage ottoman serves its purpose which is to store throw pillows and provide an additional seating area for the likes of guest rooms and living rooms. It looks good and is nice and sturdy. The only issue some people had was the way it is put together. The left side is not lined up with the box opening all the time, causing the right side to overhang. It could be that the quality control department in the factory missed it but the price is good enough.

All in all, because it provides storage that is deeper than expected (which is a very good thing) and shipping is true to two-day/free despite the issues with mail services countrywide (isn’t it exciting to receive things on time?), the color can be much darker than expected. This item, for the version that looks like it, is more orange-red than bright coral as the photo shows. Lastly, it is higher than a standard futon, so it can’t really be used as a footrest properly, but the height of it is not bad and you can still use it for storage and as a work surface. The main issue is the darkness of the color that turned some people off. The strength of the closer seems very sturdy. The delivery box can be very flimsy (could be better for the environment), but don’t let the flimsy box make you think it’s not protected, because the packaging size and wrapping kept it safe from damage. It would be hard to damage a cushioned box inside a box. In terms of cushion, the top is not very cushy. It’s rather hard but still has a good appearance otherwise with the wood legs and nailheads. The lining on the inside seems loosely applied and could’ve been tucked in or tightened more. But otherwise, as mentioned above, it is a nice item for the price it costs. Most buyers were pretty pleased with the purchase, other than the color, which was an issue for a few people.

Conclusion

The negative reviews notwithstanding, most buyers were happy with their purchase of the Oakford Upholstered Storage Bench. It takes some time to put together, it comes well packed and has the perfect size holes for assembly. If you are looking for a classy piece of furniture that is not too expensive and comes in the right color and design themes that one would want for a storage ottoman to accentuate a teen’s room or to reinvigorate any living or sleeping space in the home, this ottoman would be ideal. It comes with an overall rating of 4.7 across over 5000 unique reviews. Considering the fact that we rarely see overall reviews of 4.8 for any item, this ottoman is a real winner and is something that will give you years of use and looks. It is not expensive and is easy to set up and install so it can be easily replaced as well, making it a good and functional piece of furniture to deck your home out in.

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