The Best Deep Seat Sofas for Naps and Movie Nights

Brentwood Deep Sofa

"Now more than ever, people need to be comfortable at home and really nestle into a sofa. This means a deeper seat," explains interior designer Penelope Francis.

1. 7th Avenue: Extra-Deep Seat Modular Couch

7th Avenue White Sofa

Brand: 7th Avenue Modular
Depth: Extra-deep 47"
Price: Starting at ~ $2,950

We're starting our list with what we know as one of the best performing modular couches on the market. Oh! And they come with 47" extra-deep seating, which is surely going to check the "deep-seat" box for anyone.

7th Avenue’s modular sofas are designed for relaxing, yet are incredibly durable to stains, spills, and pet markings. Its deep seats and memory foam blend cushions are incredibly comfortable and perfect for lounging with the fam. And if the life does give you lemons, use it to make a lemonade and spill it on this couch. We assure you nothing will happen as cleaning is as simple as wiping it with a wet cloth. We made a video about that!

The sofa is available in a handful of color choices including: Pure White, Natural White, Charcoal Black, and Mist Grey, and several Performance Velvet options. Each fabric is water-repellent and stain-resistant — designed to easily withstand your favorite lemonade, coffee, ketchup, and even red wine, its a major flex in our book.

“I really love our 7th Avenue sofa, so much so that I would and have recommended it to others,”

writes Marah Eakin, who reviewed the 7th Avenue sofa for Living Cozy. “I think it’s well-priced for what you’re getting and I love that you can transition it from space to space, design style to design style.”

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2. Kova

Brand: Albany Park
Depth: 30"
Price: Starting at ~ $2,204

Offer: Use code LIVINGCOZY10 for 10% off sofas and sectionals

The Kova has been one of best sellers on the market, due to it's respected and classy style, a selection of stain-resistant fabrics, and most of all, one of the best bang for your buck deals (especially with our discount ☝️).

The Kova's modular design makes it incredibly versatile, so you can add new pieces or reconfigure the sofa's layout anytime. Throw in an ottoman and you can easily switch the orientation of the L-shape from left to right and vice-versa.

Albany Park pays a lot of attention to customer feedback and they've recently updated Kova with a new anti-slip technology that keeps the cushions in place. Additionally, the company added more stuffing into the back pillows to give you a better back support. They've also updated their gauge material which improves resiliency and makes fluffing and flattening a thing of the past.

Check out our video review of the Kova below: 

Albany Park offers Kova in variety of color choices, including velvets, and stain resistant fabrics. Its removable seat cushions are filled with a cloud-soft, feather-fiber blend for the utmost comfort.

"Because the pieces are modular, I can rearrange them if I want to change the room's look. Or I can add more pieces. I love having options,"

writes Sibylla Nash, who reviewed the Kova sofa for Living Cozy. "Most importantly, it offers the perfect level of comfort for sprawling out with remote in hand and settling in for some serious binge-watching."

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3. The Jones Modular

The Jones Modular by Maiden Home

Brand: Maiden Home
Depth: 40"
Price: Starting at ~ $3,200

The Jones has a depth of 40" and is super customizable — its modular design offers almost endless possibilities. "The same Jones pieces in your space can be reconfigured for the different aspects of your life and functions of your space," says Hannah Rice, Design Advisor at Maiden Home. "You can create a cozy L sectional for a movie night or two sofas facing off in a conversational setting for entertaining, all with the same 5 Jones pieces," adds Rice.

"You can create a cozy L sectional for a movie night or two sofas facing off in a conversational setting for entertaining, all with the same 5 Jones pieces."

"The pillow-like cushions are heavenly and the deep sofa accommodates guests in an inviting manner," writes Zoe Roscoe, who reviewed the Jones for Living Cozy. "It’s been about six months since it was delivered and the sofa just as comfortable as the day it was delivered."

Every Maiden Home piece is handmade in the North Carolina region (North Carolina and Virginia), home to the world's most skilled furniture craftsmen. Each Warren sofa is made to order, using techniques that have been passed down through generations, cut-no-corners construction, and premium materials.

Read Our Jones Modular Review
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4. Sitka

Sitka Quartz White Sofa by Article

Brand: Article 
Depth: 40”
Price: $1,599

Article describes this sofa as "so deep you need a life vest." Its 40" depth makes it perfect for lounging. It also comes with soft throw pillows to make it extra snug. The Sitka sofa is available in two colors — Mist Gray and Quartz White.

"Its clean Scandinavian design helps it to look fresh while also blending in with your current decor," says DelMonico. "The seat and back cushions are soft enough to feel as though you are sinking in yet supportive enough to be comfortable."

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5. Brentwood Sofa

Brentwood Sofa by Apt2B

Brand: Apt2B
Depth: 35”
Price: Starting at ~ $1,600

The Brentwood sofa is custom made in Los Angeles, CA. Its wide armrests, solid wood frame lines, and button-tufted cushions give this sofa a sophisticated look, and its foam seat cushions offer a cozy yet supportive seat.

The Brentwood is available in 62 fabric color options with three choices of leg finishes. Reviewers say it's well-made, comfortable, and durable.

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6. Bondi

Bondi Inside Weather

Brand: Inside Weather
Depth: 36"
Price: Starting at ~ $2,275

The Bondi is a modular sofa from the direct-to-consumer furniture brand Inside Weather. Whether you're looking for a 2-seater to put in a small space in your living room, a large pit sofa for the whole family, or maybe a daybed to unwind in your home office, you can tweak the layout of the Bondi to meet its function.

Each component of the Bondi sofa collection can be used anywhere in your sofa configuration — in the middle of your sofa, on the end, as a corner piece — making the possible configurations almost infinite. Its 36" seats are the deepest Inside Weather offers in any of its range. 

One of Inside Weather's key differentiators is how customizable its sofas are compared to other furniture brands. With the Bondi, you can customize the layout, upholstery, frame finish, and the blend used in its cushions. 

Review: We shipped the Modular Bondi Sofa to one of our contributors to test at home — read our Bondi Sofa review here. What we liked: 

  • The high level of customization means you can get exactly what you want
  • It’s sustainably made in the United States
  • Cushions are removable to create a deeper area
  • Pillow and cushion covers can be quickly removed and easily cleaned
  • Free fabric swatches help you determine the perfect color and fabric style for you

Read Our Bondi Sofa Review
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7. Couch Potato Sofa

Couch Potato Sofa Benchmade Modern

Brand: BenchMade Modern
Depth: 40” or 43"
Price: Starting at ~ $3,766

BenchMade Modern specializes in high-end, custom-made sofas, and if you're looking for a deep-seated sofa, the Couch Potato is perfect. It comes with your choice of extra deep 40" or 43" seats and has plenty of other customizable options, including your selection of fabrics, velvets, and leathers, cushion type, and leg finish. 

Each BenchMade Modern sofa is handmade in the USA, and its frame comes with a lifetime warranty. The Couch Potato is available in various configurations, including a loveseat, chair, sectional, and chaise. 

Read Our Review of BenchMade Modern's OG Couch Potato Sofa
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8. Lala Sofa

Lala Sofa by Medley

Brand: Medley
Depth: 38"
Price: Starting at ~ $2,123

Medley’s mantra about home is that it’s “your cozy little nook of the universe,” where you’re “relaxed, comfortable, and wearing your soft pants.” The Lala is the embodiment of that vision — rooted in the idea that comfort and elegance should go hand in hand.

The Lala features sleek, mid-century inspired lines and its 38" depth means there's plenty of room for lounging. The Lala also comes with a number of customization opportunities, including length (from 64"-104"), fabric choice, leg color, and cushion filling.

Read our review of Medley's Blumen Sofa here
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9. Dawson

Dawson Sofa by Castlery

Brand: Castlery
Depth: 44.9"
Price: From $2,098

The Dawson sofa looks like a cloud. It's light and airy design, paired with foam-filled cushions offers the perfect place to sit back and relax. Available in 96", and 106" lengths with an optional ottoman add-on and a chaise sectional, there's sure to be a Dawson configuration that's a fit for your space and lifestyle.

"Absolutely love it," writes one reviewer. "Every time someone walks into my home they immediately complement how nice my sofa looks."

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10. Esker Sofa

Esker 82" Sofa

Brand: Blu Dot
Depth: 42"
Price: $1,995

Blu Dot calls the Esker "the fancy sweatpants of sofas." It has an inviting 42" depth and overhanging cushions that entice you to lounge to your heart's content. The Esker's wide, low arms also provide the perfect spot to rest your head if you fancy a little afternoon nap or to kick back with a good book.

The Esker is made from a solid hardwood frame and high-resiliency foam cushions with fiber padding wrap provide a soft plush sit. You can choose from three fabric options, all designed to stand the test of modern living – Kelso Sand and Kelso Blue (100,000 Double Rubs) and Afton Grey (60,000 Double Rubs) as well as Storm Velvet (100,000 Double Rubs).

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11. Lonsdale Chaise Sectional

Jody Chaise Sectional

Brand: AllModern
Depth: 46”
Price: $1,770

This might just be the perfect oversized sofa for snuggling up and binging your favorite shows. It’s corduroy look make it seem super and the seat depth of 46” makes it extremely cozy. Couple it with a blanket and a hot cup of cocoa and you might never want to leave.

“This wide sofa is low to the ground, has extra plush cushions, a deep seat, and comes in four beautiful colors,” says Next Luxury’s home expert DelMonico. “It’s perfect because it’s easy to care for, and the chaise is reversible, making it easy to add to your lived-in home.”

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12. Bowen Sofa

Bowen Green Sofa

Brand: Anthropologie
Depth: 35”
Price: Starting at ~ $1,600

One of Anthropologie's top-rated pieces, the Bowen is a cozy, low-profile, deep-seated sofa with a clean, minimalist vibe and track arms. It comes in three lengths, 71", 81", and 91", and has a depth of 35". It's also available in a wide variety of fabric styles and colors with a choice of four legs styles. 

This sofa is handcrafted in the USA, with a Kiln-dried, laminated hardwood frame. Spring coils are encased in high-resiliency foam in each cushion, ensuring a supportive and comfortable seat with a plush, relaxed silhouette. 

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13. Mags Soft Low Sectional

Mags Soft Low Sectional by Hay

Brand: Hay
Depth: 53.5”
Price: From $4,895 $2,937 (40% OFF)

This extra deep sectional sofa was designed to deliver maximum comfort with minimum details. With a depth of 53.5", this is one of the deepest sofas in this roundup. And with a low seat height of 16.25", it was designed to provide a welcoming space for you to stretch out and lounge.

A comfortable, low sectional with extra deep seats, the Mags rounded edges give it a casual feeling, and its soft cushions are wrapped down for lasting, sink-right-in comfort.

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14. Fleetwood 100'' Upholstered Sofa

Molina 100

Brand: Joss & Main
Depth: 41.7”
Price: $1,970

If you're looking for a versatile sofa that'll work in almost any space, the Fleetwood 100'' Upholstered Sofa's traditional look is perfect. The sofa has track arms and rich linen-blend upholstery — available in a choice of four colors. The cushions are also removable for easy cleaning.

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15. Big Sur Square Arm Upholstered Sofa Double Chaise Sectional

Big Sur Square Arm Sofa

Brand: Pottery Barn
Depth: 50”
Price: $3,398 - $4,948

Pottery Barn's Big Sur sofa is modern in style with square arms designed for lounging. It features a double chaise to give that little bit of extra room to stretch out.

"This piece is seriously a show stopper," says Peña. "Great on so many levels, aesthetically and functionally. You can customize with performance fabrics that look and feel incredible while knowing it'll last."

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What to Consider When Buying a Deep Couch

1. Cushion Space as Well as Overall Depth

"Not everyone always sits upright with both feet on the floor. If you want cozy, knees up comfort to binge-watch your favorite television series or cuddle with your sweetie you are going to love a deep-seated sofa," says Dennese Guadeloupe Rojas of Interiors By Design.

Rojas also notes that you should pay attention to the actual seat measurements, alongside the overall sofa depth when shopping for a deep-seat sofa. "To avoid anyone falling on the floor during family movie night with multiple family cuddlers, you need at least 23 to 24 inches of cushion space per person on your family sofa. If you or your family members are tall, you would appreciate the benefits and comfort of a deep-seated sofa," she says.

Need some tips on how to ensure your new sofa will fit? Check our guide on how to measure sofas here.

2. The Type of Couch You Need

Seat depth is just a part of the equation when you're looking to find a new sofa. You should also consider the type of sofa that will work best in your living space and cater to your needs.

For example:

  • If you love sitting back and watching sports, maybe you'll want a reclining sofa
  • If you frequently have visitors, a sleeper sofa/sofa bed could be what you're looking for
  • If you have pets or young children, a slipcovered sofa could work best so you can easily remove and clean the covers

Before starting your search for the perfect sofa, you should also the upholstery that's best suited to your style and needs. For example, if you're buying something to be the centerpiece of your room maybe you'll want to splash on a velvet or leather sofa, or if you want something that's easy to clean a high-quality microfiber sofa or a sofa with removable covers could be better.

3. Your Living Space

Whether your sofa is going to be the feature piece of your main living space or a complimentary sofa in a dining room or home office, can have a big impact on what you buy.

Not only should you measure your space to ensure you have enough room for your desired sofa, you should also think about how a new sofa will fit with your current home decor and living room furniture — especially other key pieces like your coffee table or media unit.

Meet the experts

At Living Cozy, we produce our content alongside interior design and home decor experts. In this guide, you’ll advice from:

Sydney Peña, Interior Designer and Owner of Sydney Joy Studio.

Written by
Ash Read
Ash is the founder of Living Cozy. He's been featured by publishers like MyDomaine, Realtor, Real Homes, Architectural Digest, The Spruce, Homes and Gardens, and more. As a writer his work has appeared in publications like FastCompany, TNW, and Entrepreneur.
Ash Read
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Ash Read
Ash is the founder of Living Cozy. He's been featured by publishers like MyDomaine, Realtor, Real Homes, Architectural Digest, The Spruce, Homes and Gardens, and more. As a writer his work has appeared in publications like FastCompany, TNW, and Entrepreneur.
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