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Kick Your Feet Up in Comfort with a Sofa Recliner from Bassett

Everyone deserves a little bit of time to relax and unwind. When you find the time to do so, is there anything better than kicking up your feet and sinking into a plush, pillowy recliner seat? With a recliner sofa from Bassett Furniture, you can enjoy a lifetime of happy, carefree moments alongside your family and friends.

Recliner sofas offer outstanding comfort, flexibility, and versatility. Whether you're looking to add great seating options for your living room, media room, or even home office, sofa recliners make for an unbelievably great choice.

From movie night with the whole family to a quick daytime nap to recharge your batteries, a well-built reclining sofa can handle it all with ease. Shop the incredible selection of recliner sofas at Bassett Furniture today!

Live Like Royalty With a Reclining Sofa

Want to feel like a king or a queen? Furnishing your home with a sofa recliner allows you to live like ancient royalty.

Modern recliners were first introduced in France around 1850, styled after the decadent daybeds used by the pharaohs of ancient Egypt. Throughout time, reclining furniture has always been associated with luxury and class.

So, if you want to make your home feel like a royal palace, add a power reclining sofa from Bassett Furniture to your living room.

How To Pick The Right Sofa Recliner Size

If you are planning to buy furniture online, these are the ways you can select the best recliner size without trying it out in person.

Taking your body's measurements using a tape measure is a smart first step. You need to measure the distance from your heel to the knee and then from your heel to the tailbone. These numbers will inform the seat height and seat depth that will fit your body the best.

Average Sofa Recliner Sizes

Seat Height

Seat height is one of the most important aspects of any sofa (when it comes to comfort, anyway). And when picking a recliner sofa, it's essential to consider the proportions of who will be using it. The most common measurement is 18 to 19.5 inches, but you can find heights as high as 22 inches.



The depth of recliner sofas usually ranges between 35 to 40 inches; however, it can go as high as 45 inches if you're looking for something a little more relaxing. You can read more about the depth of sofas in our blog to ensure your guests will always be comfortable when sitting on your sofa recliners.



The most important dimension because this often dictates how many people a sofa recliner will seat. You'll want something in the 85 to 90-inch range for a three-person sofa. However, if you want something smaller, a 60 to 65-inch wide recliner sofa will seat two people with reclining seats comfortably.


We Can Help You Design Your Perfect Sofa Recliner

We don't want you to buy just any recliner sofa. At Bassett Furniture, we strive to provide you with furniture that you'll love. Our recliner sofas can be customized to fit your exact taste and style. It's also why we have design associated available to assist at every one of our stores. You don't ever have to worry about getting overwhelmed with customizable options.

Our team of design consultants is here to help. We'll walk you through every step of the design process, ensuring that your new sofa fits seamlessly into your existing motif. To get started, schedule an appointment with our in-store design associates.

Our Recliner Sofa Collections

We carry a range of recliner sofa collections sure to match any style, from Bassett's Magnificent Motion collection with personalized design meeting technological innovation to the Bedford collection created in-house by our top designer.

• Bedford
• Magnificent Motion

Recliner Sofa Colors

The easiest way to pick a fabric or material color for your recliner sofa while creating a stylish space is to mix and match colors and materials. When choosing the color or finish for your sofa, consider how it will add to the current colors in your space. Don't be afraid to be bold when picking a material for a recliner sofa. Often the best color combinations lie across from each other on the color wheel. If you need help choosing a color or finish for your recliner, book a design appointment or stop by any local store to see our complete selection of hundreds of designer fabrics, colors, and materials. Whether you need to ask a question or need an entire dream room done right, we're here to help.

Reclining Sofa FAQs

Are reclining sofas worth it?

Sofa recliners are the ultimate functional pieces for relaxation and kicking back. When you purchase sofa recliners from Bassett Furniture, you can rest assured that everything from the headrest to the footrest is made from the finest materials. Visit the Bassett store nearest you to try our sofa recliners for yourself.

How do power reclining sofas work?

Power recliners are the simplest of all sofa recliners to use. All you have to do is press the button or switch on the side of the sofa to put out the footrest, and boom, you're in lounging mode. Many power recliners today also come with adjustable headrests. Power recliners are also great for individuals who have limited mobility.

How long do reclining sofas last?

A quality sofa recliner can last 15 years or longer if you take care of It. The longevity of a sofa recliner also depends on the material it is upholstered in; for example, fabric reclining sofas and leather reclining sofas. You can read more about the most durable sofas on our blog.

How reliable are power reclining sofas?

Power reclining sofas are no less reliable than manual reclining sofas. The engineering of Bassett's sofa recliners is straightforward, which helps to minimize the risk of the wiring or mechanics going bad or breaking. However, on the off chance that something does break on your power reclining sofa, we do offer warranties and coverage for our furniture.

How do you arrange reclining sofas?

The first thing to consider when arranging multiple reclining sofas in a room is how much space is available. For example, a living room may offer more space for arranging than a bonus room. Second, you need to ensure that the footrests are not hitting each other when the sofas fully recline. Footrests that continuously hit each other when reclined out may cause damage to your reclining sofas over time and are a dangerous tripping hazard for anyone walking around the room.

Functional Sofas from Bassett

After you have decided on a sofa recliner, don't forget to look through our complete line of sofas. We are here to help you furnish every room in your home. We also offer other functional sofas, such as sleeper sofas and small sleeper sofas, for more lounging and bedding options when you need them.

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