"Mud room - storage in bench." Love it. I might opt for drawers down below instead since there will probably be stuff on top of the bench at any given time. Great craftsmanship, too. Great for back back and school things for each kid!
With the Lucian fir top adjustable barstool, you can add adjustable seating to your bar or even a fun way to sit at your dining table. Arriving fully assembled, you'll have years of use with its sturdy iron frame.