My soaker tub is set up identically to this. Instead of my wrought iron shelf, I would love to do a built in. I've also been torn with beadboard vs. tile for the front of the tub. Turns out I love the beadboard and its cheaper!
This is an intense hit of green for a bold interior design scheme - it's great to see how well painting the woodwork and furniture all in the same colour - a great modern paint technique More (Wall Furniture Designs)