cool underfloor storage for veggies etc. similar idea to the underfloor fridge idea - To connect with us, and our community of people from around the world, learning how to live large in small places, visit us at www.Facebook.com/TinyHousesAustralia
This is how I'd do my stairs and bed so you could sit on the side of the bed and not have to crawl across the loft on your knees.
Functional real stairs. No ladder. No alternating. I would still think a railing on the side would be helpful.