5 Elegant Basement Entertainment Center Ideas

If you have a basement that you want to put to good use, then you can easily transform it into an entertainment area where you can relax with your family after a long day or spend your weekends with friends. You can install a nice entertainment center with your TV and some comfortable seating, and you’re all set.

You can decide to go in for a simple unit or a wall-to-wall entertainment center depending on the space you have and your preference. You can choose an entertainment center that is not only visually appealing but also complements the décor of the rest of your room.

Take a look at some of our basement entertainment center ideas and see which option works best for you.

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First on our list is the large, white entertainment center that looks perfect if you’re trying to achieve a modern, contemporary look. The television is installed on a wooden stand and a wooden panel backing with a rather rustic look.

This is flanked on both sides by open shelves where you can place your decorative knick-knacks, speakers, or books. The entertainment center has closed cupboards at the bottom, where you can store your stuff.

The best feature of the unit is the space in front of the television where you can place a faux fur throw and some throw pillows to make a comfortable sitting area.

Contemporary Entertainment Center

Whether you want to spend your weekend with your family and friends cheering your favorite team or have a movie night, this contemporary entertainment center is the perfect unit for your basement.

This all-white entertainment center has a large area in the center for your massive flat-screen television flanked by two open custom cabinets with glass shelves and clever lighting.

The unit has plenty of closed cabinets for all your books, CDs, and other stuff. This entertainment center is sure to take your television watching experience to the next level.

Rustic Entertainment Center

If you want a rustic look for your basement, then this distressed wall-to-wall entertainment center is sure to be a winner. With space in the center for a large flat-screen television, the unit has plenty of closed cabinets and drawers for all your stuff. The silver-colored entertainment center has a masterfully finished distressed look for the rustic, period look.

Floating Mount Entertainment Center

This modern and sleek Parete television wall unit is sure to be the focal point of your basement entertainment area. The unit frames the flat screen television and has floating shelves on the top for your photos, decorative pieces, collectibles, etc., and shelves under the television for your media player, DVDs, gaming equipment, etc.

The entertainment center has a walnut wood grain veneer that adds warmth to the area with contrasting white shelves, accentuating the look of your wall.

Wooden Entertainment Center

This gorgeous wooden entertainment center with a two-tone look of dark mahogany and contrasting light cedar is sure to look stunning in your basement. With a large area for a massive flat-screen television in the center, open shelves on either side for all your decorative items, and closed cabinets at the bottom, this beautiful entertainment center is sure to be the “showstopper” of your basement.


Now that we’ve come to the end of our roundup of the basement entertainment centers that we love and think will add elegance to your room, we’d love to hear your views of which is your favorite. Do write about your views in the comments section below, and if you found the article interesting, please share it with your friends.