Add traditional style and charm to your bedroom with this classic queen-size bed. Crafted from durable solid rubberwood with a rich-chestnut finish, this elegant bed offers a sturdy slat design that eliminates the need to use a box spring....more
I LOVE this bed! It is very, very beautiful and excellent quality. Definitely need 2 people for assembly.
When I was researching this bed and reading reviews, I had questions that no one else touched on. So I want to make my review helpful to others that might be looking for the same information instead of just reviewing the shipping, and all the points that have been overreviewed in my opinion.
The bed is true to color in the picture.
Underneath is very roomy, leaving 12.5 inches from floor to underside of slats.
There is 1 and 3/4 inches between the slats and the top of the rails. A 10 inch mattress works perfectly with this bed.
Yes, it is a platform and does not need a boxspring (slats are sturdy) but I do NOT feel low to the ground. I feel the exact same height as when I had a boxspring and mattress.
A pain to assemble alone (especially the headboard) but very easy with two people. Don't let the other reviews scare you about assembly, just get help, it'll go smoothly, and you'll love this bed!
I bought the whole bedroom set and a different line of rubberwood side table for the living rooms. I believe that they are all made by the same manufacturer.
The fit and finish of the headboard and footboard are excellent. All the exposed parts and major structures are of solid wood.
Now some complaints. The edge of the foot of the bed comes to a point and protrudes slightly. This looks esthetically pleasing but is painful on the shins in the dark. The 10-12 supporting slats for the mattress are of a flimsier wood and are screwed directly on to the frame. This may limit the number of times that the bed frame can be assembled/reassembled.
I would definitely buy the Vermont nightstands and cubbord again. Without a drill, plan on 3 hours of assembly time.
I would not buy the bed as it is not as well constructed.
I"ve looked at this bed for the last year and couldn't make up my mind about buying it. I spent a lot of time reading the reviews and in the end that was the deciding factor on purchasing. So I'll do my part and submit a review. First of all, I've assembled some furniture and I had no trouble assembling this bed alone,(didn't want to wait for my husband to get home from work). I'm not sure what others were talking about but the bed is partially assembled when it arrives. All the pieces were well packed and everything was in perfect shape and the manufacturer supplied extra parts which in my book is always a good thing. Timewise it took me about 4 hours but I didn't rush and read the directions first, something I'm not sure other reviewers did. Anyway, this is a solid bed, all wood and even the slats are finished! There is not one inch of raw wood on this bed. In other words- excellent quality. Beautiful finish, sturdy construction, better get yours before they're all gone.
The bed is beautiful and is worth more than the price! It is very solid and heavy when put together. We were going to put it in the guest bedroom, but ended up using it ourselves. It was easy to put together. We are very happy with it! Thanks!
I am very pleased with my purchase. This product is very sturdy, and designed with excellent quality. I am an extremely satisfied customer, if I was to rate a score on a scale of 1 to 10 (1 dissatisfied, 10 highly satisfied) My score would be 10+++. Thank you so much I love my Vermont bed.
After reading the reviews about beauty, quality, and difficulty putting together, we decided to take the plunge. The bed is difficult to put together and requires patience. A drill is helpful (and in our opinion, necessary). The directions are wrong.Legs c and d must be reversed . DO NOT FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTION PICTURE FOR THESE TWO LEGS. We made that mistake and had to call overstock. They graciously sent us a replacement bed which came within a week. They also provided a free return. We love our bed and we enjoy the level of customer service we receive form overstock.
I really wanted to give this bed 4.5 stars. Its really beautiful and heavy. It's not a cheap piece of furniture. It is a long task to assemble and you will need two people, but it can be done by hand without an electric screw driver. Its nothing you would regret buying. I'm very pleased with it!
I have been looking for a bed for a good while and this bed was a good compromise between what I wanted (a sleigh bed) and what my husband wanted (something very contemporary). I was very pleased with the price and read all the reviews. The bed arrived, very well packaged, and I a pleased with the quality of the finish and the wood. The assembly hardware was all clearly marked and by and large the instructions were fairly clear. I think the hardware is a bit fiddly, but it is possible to get it all screwed together tightly. One thing I will say, though: This bed takes two people to put together and one of them should have the job of pouring scotch for the other one as well as holding things up. I knew my husband and I would never get this done, so I called my gay neighbor and he came over and put it together for me and reminded me that gay men are not a threat to marriages: they actually help hold them together. It helps to have someone who is handy with tools. I would not call this assembly a real amateur job, but we managed to get it put together in about two hours.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? actual color
Please tell us about the quality of the product. the bed is well made and sturdy
How accurate was the on site description of the product? accurate
This is a nice looking bed, one that does not need a box spring in addition to a mattress, and it has a low footboard, just as I had wanted. The headboard looks even better than pictured. The only negative is the two professional engineers who assembled the bed agreed the design of the various parts makes use of the tools required difficult to access. they did get it done in about an hour. I am pleased with this purchase.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? identical color
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Very nice looking bed.
How accurate was the on site description of the product? very close
My queen mattress is 60" wide. It says the bed is 68.7" wide. I assume the side rails are about 1" thick, which means there will be over 3" of space between my mattress and the inside of the side rails. It also says the mattress is supported by slats. Does this mean I will see 3" of the slats holding up the mattress on each side of the bed when the covers are pulled back as one gets in the bed? In the photo, the side rails don't appear to stick out over 4" on each side of the mattress. Please clarify how the bed is constructed and why the width of the bed is 8.7" wider than a queen mattress. Thank you.nuisance4me on Oct 17, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
That measurement is taken from the widest points of the bed. If you look at the picture the head board sticks out on the sides. You shouldn't be able to see any slats when your mattress is on this.
Have a great day! overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 25, 2013
Hello polly101, No, we do not have this item as an individual headboard. If you are searching for headboards, just enter wood headboards in the search bar to bring up individual headboards. Thank you for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 10, 2013
Where is width of 68.7 measured from? Ie is it width of top of headboard or where mattress sits. ( ie inside dimension). Our mattress is 61 x 81 thanksshelll on Sep 8, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hi shelll, the measurements we have listed are the overall dimensions at the widest point not starting at the mattress. Standard queen size mattresses are approximately 60 x 80. We hope this helps. Thanks for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 9, 2013
In a previous answer the bed was tested 440 lbs. We have some large guests...does that test include the weight of the guests and mattress?wjpjop on Jun 3, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hi wjpjop, the 440 lbs is a total weight capacity. Thanks for your interest, hope this helps!overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 4, 2013
My husband and I together weigh about 500. The only issue we have had was with the center support. We had the frame on a wood floor and the supports would angle when the bed moved too much. I would put something underneath this area of the bed frame to support extra weight even if it is on carpet and you should have no problem.lnovell on Jul 1, 2013
Are you able to put a select comfort matress and moving frame in this bed frame?vthoney57 on Apr 5, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello- I would advise contacting Select Comfort for their bed requirements. In my research I see that their bed support is quite sturdy and this frame is made for traditional and memory foam mattresses. Any modifications would need to be advised by the company for your safety. I hope this helps you make a better shopping decision. Have a great day!overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 10, 2013
The bed is currently on sale (1-11-13). When will this sale end?dlotter on Jan 11, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
How are the slats supported? does the bed have any middle legs?bvb1909 on Dec 6, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
The bed I purchased does have a center leg. Don't know why they would be different from other poster. I raised it up on leg extenders though and the center post wasn't useful. It hasn't been a problem.daoine on Apr 24, 2013
Can a boxspring and mattress be used with this bed, even though a boxspring is not required?apolo11 on Nov 5, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
The maximum weight capacity for the Vermont queen bed is 440 pounds. Box springs are not needed but could be used if preferred.overstockcustomercare1 on Nov 5, 2012
Is there any chance the king will ever be in stock again? I am obsessed with this bed but we have a king-sized mattress! If it won't be in stock again, any chance you could whisper in my ear where I might be able to find it elsewhere?krausely on Oct 20, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Due to the fact that we are in the business of online liquidation, we do not have the capability to guarantee when or if we will be able to get a product back into stock. I apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause you. Please let us know if we can be of further assistance on this or any other issue.overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 23, 2012
We are unable to guarantee when or if an item will be back in stock, and are unable to recommend another retailer who carries this item.overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 23, 2012
The 2 center supports are broken. Is there a way to get replacement parts?irm1 on Oct 15, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
I'm so sorry to say we're currently sold out of this item in King size on our site, which is why it's not available. I'd recommend keeping an eye out for its availability on the site.overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 5, 2012
How much space (height) from the floor to the bottom of the bed? I'm looking at how much storage I would actually have.sarabz on Feb 26, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
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