3 Seater Sofas

The cornerstone of many living rooms, large and small 3 seater sofas are popular and practical living room furniture pieces. Modern interior design ... trends feature 3 seater sofas with recliners and 3 seater sofa chaise lounges while classic 3 seater sofa styles remain as timeless traditional options. Read more

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Classic Or Contemporary But Always Comfy 3 Seater Sofas

The perfect choice for an interior style, 3 seater sofas provide spacious and comfortable seating even in smaller living rooms. With a wide choice of designs in our comprehensive range, you can find 3 seater small sofas with sleek lines and big, bold and beautiful 3 seater couches to suit any living space.

What is a 3 seater sofa?

Most of the time you’ll find that 3 seater sofas have three seats. The 3 seater sofa size is wide enough to comfortably seat three people, either on double or triple seat cushions.

3 seater sofas are designed in a number of configurations, including:

  • Three straight seats such as the contemporary Diamond 3 seater sofa
  • Two seat cushions designed to seat three people e.g. the Grandvue 3 seater sofa
  • Versatile 2 and 3 seater designs like the wildly popular Sentinal electric recliner featuring a centre console or centre seat with two recliner seats either side
  • Fabric 3 seater sofa chaise lounges e.g. the comfy Bonza lounge upholstered in linen
  • 3 seater sofa beds - the ultimate space saving guest bed solution

Should I buy a 2, 3 or 4 seater sofa?

When choosing a new sofa consider the size of the sofa and the number of seats in relation to two main aspects:

  1. The amount of space available in your living area
  2. The required number of seats for your family

Of course you can configure the seating arrangement to accommodate all bums on seats in different ways, such as:

Tips for efficient use of the available floor space

  1. If you are placing your sofas in the centre of an open plan space, ensure there is enough clearance to walk around the sofas and also for coffee tables and side tables.
  2. If your 2, 3 or 4 seater sofa is going against the wall, keep in mind the width of the sofa in relation to the width of the wall - leaving about 18 inches either side is ideal.
  3. If a luxurious 3 seater sofa with recliner appeals to you, remember to allow for the extra space taken up when in the reclined position.

What is the standard size of a 3 seater sofa?

All furniture varies considerably in size with individual designs making a substantial difference even to standard sizing. Finding balance between all your living and dining room furniture pieces will create a harmonious feel.

The standard seat width of a 3 seater sofa generally measures about 1850mm wide and the seat depth about 60cm. Factor in the wide range frame designs and arm widths, and your standard sofa size changes significantly.

Compare for example the luxurious Giorgio leather 3 seater sofa with the stylish Phoebe 3 seater sofa. The unique Giorgio design features extra arm cushions inside the frame, and measures 850H x 2370W x 950D. In comparison, the Phoebe 3 seater sofa is taller, narrower and deeper, measuring 910H x 2020W x 1020D. These measurements span arm to arm.

The best way to ensure the right size 3 seater sofa for your living space is to measure the dimensions of both.

Tip: remember to check that the sofa dimensions are also right for you, noting that sofa seats can be too deep for shorter people, and sofa back heights may be too low for some people.

How many cushions fit on a 3 seater sofa?

3 seater sofa designs can incorporate two or three seat cushions. As for throw cushions, you can add as many as you are comfortable with!