Welcome to our epic man cave gallery.
We collected and put together a massive collection of 63 man caves (basements, garages, etc.).
Man cave is a tongue-in-cheek way of referring to a finished basement, garage space converted into a lounge or game room… or any space used predominantly by the men of the house.
Basements and garages are often under-used spaces left for storage.
The growing popularity of the man cave idea is a great way to use what’s often a large space.
Yes, finishing a basement can be costly, but it doesn’t have to be. You can also plan to do it in stages, starting with a basic design and improving on aesthetics and features over time.
The finished basement (and man caves) have humble beginnings consisting of a TV room or family room and maybe a game element such as a pool table.
Now they’re elaborate, expensive and loaded with all kinds of features and designed in various themes.
However, as you’ll see below and you’ve no doubt seen elsewhere, the finished basement has evolved to include many styles and functions and include a variety of man cave furniture.
From games rooms to themed-rooms to incredible media rooms, the basement in many homes is a space that adds fun and function as well as unique style to many homes.
Below is a series of pictures of man cave designs to give your ideas for your ultimate finished basement.
Make sure to also visit our special feature on 100 Man Cave Ideas and Designs!
Before you read on, take note of our in-depth review of the gorgeous man cave pictured above.
Custom built basement man cave with long bar counter facing the TV. This large entertainment area can accommodate plenty of people for movies or game day. Designed by Fluff Interior Design.
A very cool basement man cave with large bar counter facing and bordering the main TV viewing area. There’s a bar off to the side of the large space. Designed by Fluff Interior Design.
This one has it all – games area, theater-style TV area and a large mini-bar. The design is terrific too. Source: Basement University
Gambling, a bar, theater seating and five televisions. It doesn’t get much better than this. It may be a bit on the elegant side, but it sure is a nice set up for a custom finished basement. Source: Zillow DigsTM.
Fantastic man cave with full bar and a sitting area with 4 club chairs. The large space has dark wood floors. The sitting area is demarcated with a rug. Shop this look.
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A very cool garage man cave for anyone who is into working on cars. This garage is totally outfitted as a shop and for storage. Source: Hayneedle
Casual garage man cave design with pool table, dart board, bar, living room and 2 televisions. Source: Closet Factory.
Stylish garage man cave with garage storage, work area and small living room. Source: Closet Factory.
This is one of the most popular man cave concepts on our site. It’s definitely a sports-themed man cave with some great TV viewing and seating. The room is loaded with sports memorabilia which is an easy way to dress up any man cave – just add our favorite teams on the wall. Source: Basement University
The above room is a classic old-school game room. Today’s man caves have evolved, but this serves as a great reminder of the man-cave early days.
Mixing work with pleasure. A game and entertainment room with an office. I doubt too much work gets done in here. Source: Zillow DigsTM.
Now this is what I’m talking about when it comes to a man cave. Big screen TV, sectional sofa, plenty of natural light, billiard table, a large space – what could be better? For more sectional sofa ideas, click here!
Luxurious basement man cave with billiards table, tile floor and entertainment area surrounded by 4 comfortable black chairs. Shop this look.
The above is a classic man cave with large sectional and billiard table. Nicely accommodates a group of people, but works for smaller gathering as well.
Finished basement with an emphasis on play – arcade games, cards table, bowling alley, billiards table and multiple televisions. Did I say bowling alley – you don’t see that in too many homes. Source: Zillow DigsTM.
I like the clean, contemporary design of this TV room and mini-bar. It’s small, but does the job. Sure, you can’t host 15 pals, but for smaller gatherings it’s perfect.
Media room focused man cave with bar. Includes 4 plush theater seats, each with it’s own cube ottoman.
This finished basement “man cave” uses space very well, yet it’s not too crammed. It includes a comfortable sitting area, mini-bar/kitchenette and pool table. Design by Elliott Design.
The above photograph is of a family-room inspired type of finished basement. It’s functional and comfortable. The brick wall adds a nice design touch. Yes, the couch is ugly, but it’s comfortable. I’ll take comfortable over stylish any time. Save the stylish, uncomfortable furniture for the upstairs living room.
Fabulous (small) lodge-style man cave with plenty of wood, old books, large custom book and TV shelf outfitted with whiskey color club chairs. Source:
Now we’re cooking with premium man cave features. The above image is of an elegant, masculine billiards room with bar to the side.
This is a finished basement I could see Captain Kirk and Spock having built. Source: Zillow DigsTM.
A more formal style of finished basement with sitting area, television and bar table surrounded with brick walls and wood ceiling.
Comfortable man cave with fireplace, dark wood flooring, overstuffed sofas, a large coffee table surrounded by sports memorabilia. Shop this look.
This is a simple basement design that won’t cost too much money at all – yet it looks good, is functional and is very comfortable.
Here’s a fun room concept for avid golfers. You can certainly add a putting green into your finished basement… of course it need not be this big. Source: Tourlinks
Bright and fun basement with large TV viewing area, decent-sized mini-bar and billiards table. Source: A&A Design Build Remodeling.
Panoramic view of this custom finished basement with large entertainment area, bar counter, card table and built-in bar. Shop this look.
The above 2 images are of the same man cave – and man cave it certainly is. It’s split up into 3 sections – TV area, pool table area and bar area. The colorful design is fantastic. This room would make any basement an incredible respite. Source: A&A Design Build Remodeling
The above is a finished basement you’d find in Scandinavia. It’s a classic Scandinavian design – white, simple and natural wood floor. However, the furniture isn’t Scandinavian in style – but it sure looks comfortable. This is a great example of a man cave idea for a small room.
Casual basement man cave with theater seating and small rolling popcorn machine. Source: Hayneedle
If you want a bar-centered basement, the above picture is your inspiration. When you think about it, a home bar for people who enjoy imbibing is a great idea because it eliminates any driving issues.
Eclectic basement mancave with exposed ceiling, brightly colored bar stools, fully stocked bar and art on the walls. Shop this look.
Colorful basement man cave with art on the wall, colorful bar fully stocked and colorful furniture. Exposed beams on the ceiling. Shop this look.
The above basement has a slight western style to it. The bar is the center of the open concept basement which makes great for a gathering of people. Source: A&A Design Build Remodeling
Now here’s basement for the person who loves to entertain and likes bar culture. That’s certainly not a mini-bar – it’s larger than many commercial bars.
With a bedroom, this man cave could be a suite to rent out. Actually, in-law suites can be the foundation for the perfect man cave because it comes equipped with everything you need.
Rustic basement man cave billiards room with brick wall and exposed wood beams. Shop this look.
The wood and brick is a nice touch for a basement bar. A great section of any man cave.
For the avid card player, this is a great room. A card table is a perfect component to any man cave.
For some, the above basement is all they need – a billiard table and bar.
For those who love watching movies, television and sports, the above is an ideal man cave. I’m not sure the curtains are necessary.
For the Las Vegas lovers, the above man cave offers glitz and glam in an ideal TV viewing environment.
Most man cave concepts focus on televisions, bars and games. Here’s a different concept altogether – a rustic basement living room for sitting around and reading. It’s a stretch to call this a man cave, but the design is certainly one that would work well. For more rustic room designs, click here!
This finished basement space is so large you could play sports instead of watch sports. It has it all – kitchen, pool table and plenty of space for a terrific TV room.
The above room is for the serious sports fanatic. With 3 mounted flat screen TV’s you could follow 3 games at one time. The extra-long sectional provides comfortable seating for a large group. This is definitely the sports’ fan man cave.
Here’s a family room inspired man cave. It’s rather plain, but the large square seating area is perfect for accommodating many people. This approach shows that you can create a very comfortable man cave space on a budget.
Above is a well-designed basement perfect for entertaining or just kicking back and relaxing. It has it all – dedicated TV viewing area, bar and cards table. Looks great too. Source: A&A Design Build Remodeling
Here’s an austere design… perhaps a little too elegant for the man cave concept. The features are great though – large kitchen and TV area.
Here’s a sports bar in the basement. A pro bartender could run this place. There’s a large viewing room adjacent to the bar. This is a true man cave design. Source: A&A Design Build Remodeling
For folks who like games – here’s a game-centric basement with stylish pool table and arcade game. The color scheme gives of a warm feel with the wood-colored flooring.
Cool basement man cave with built-in custom bar, zebra bar stools and sofa on orange rug. The room includes mounted animal game heads on the wall. Shop this look.
While the design is a little dated, the above room provides for all the fun and relaxation you could want in a basement. Source: A&A Design Build Remodeling
Any man cave would benefit with a home theater. Yes, it’s extravagant and can cost a lot of money – but if you’re into watching sports and movies in your finished basement, there’s no better way to do so by yourself or with friends in a sound-proof, media-rich home theater. Check out 9 more incredible home theaters.
If you have an open basement, the sky is the limit. The open concept does make for fantastic man caves… the above image demonstrates the open concept finished basement. Source: KairosPhotography
Here’s a man cave that’s actually a cave. Source: Zillow DigsTM.
A finished basement for the avid sports fan who can watch up to 9 games at once on the 9 televisions. Source:
Here’s a large finished basement with gambling tables, bar and entertainment area. This is a large basement converted to a true getaway with multiple game tables and large television viewing area. Source:
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