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A semi-inset basin is a great option if you want the look of a countertop basin with a lower profile. These basins sit on top of the counter but are recessed into it slightly, so they don’t protrude as much as a full countertop basin would.

If you love the style of countertop sinks but prefer a deeper basin or don’t want to lower your countertop, a semi-inset basin is a great alternative.

At Bathroom Sales Direct, we stock one of Australia’s most extensive ranges of semi-inset basins. Whether you’re looking for a round or square style, shopping on a budget or want to splash out something more luxurious, you’re sure to find the perfect basin for your bathroom in our selection.

Not sure which basin is right for your bathroom? Our friendly experts are always happy to chat about bathrooms! Give us a call or visit our showroom, and we’ll help you find the perfect basin for your needs.

Why choose a semi-inset basin?

If you love the contemporary look of a countertop basin but want something more understated, these minimal and modern basins are a perfect choice.

Unlike old-fashioned freestanding sinks, semi-inset basins are fitted into a countertop or vanity unit. This style means you have plenty of counter space for all your bathroom essentials, and you can also take advantage of the space underneath the basin.

This style of basin looks sleek and modern, and they’re a fantastic choice for creating that 5-star-hotel feel in your own home.

Semi-inset basin brands

At Bathroom Sales Direct, we only ever stock the very best products from the most reputable brands. When it comes to semi-inset basins, we’re proud to offer an excellent selection from some of the world’s leading manufacturers, including:

  • Ovia
  • Mercio
  • Architectural Designer Products (ADP)

We deliver to most locations across Australia, so whether you live in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or Perth, we can get your new semi-inset basin delivered right to your door.

How to choose the perfect basin

When you first start looking for a new basin, narrowing down all the different options can be a little overwhelming. Even if you’ve decided on a semi-inset basin, there are still so many shapes, sizes and styles to choose from.

The most crucial thing is to make sure you pick a basin that will fit into the available space. It’s also important to think about how you will use your basin. For example, if you have a large family, you might want to choose a double basin.

Once you’ve considered these things, you can start thinking about the style of basin you want. Do you want a round or square basin? Round basins are great for small bathrooms as they don’t take up much space, but if you choose a semi-inset model, you’ll still have plenty of counter space. Square basins are a popular choice for contemporary bathrooms but are not as easy to clean.

These days, you can also buy basins in a huge range of materials, colours and finishes. White is always popular, but you could choose a more unusual colour or material to make your bathroom stand out.

If you need help choosing the perfect basin for your bathroom, get in touch with our team today. We’ve helped our customers choose the right basins for hundreds of different bathrooms of all sizes and styles.


What is a semi-inset basin?

A semi-inset basin is a countertop basin that is partly recessed into the countertop. This style of basin comprises a full countertop basin and a fully-recessed basin. Rather than being flush with the counter, semi-inset basins sit halfway into the vanity or countertop.

How do I Install a vanity basin?

Most semi-inset basins will come with installation instructions. However, if you’re unsure, our team of experts is always happy to help. Give us a call, and we’ll give you all the information you need to install your new basin.

Do semi-inset basins have an overflow?

Some, but not all, semi-inset basins have an overflow. This is a safety feature that prevents water from spilling over the edge of the basin if it’s left running. If you’re unsure whether the basin you’re interested in has an overflow, give us a call, and we’ll be happy to check for you.

Do all countertop basins need to be semi-inset?

No, not all countertop basins need to be semi-inset. You can also buy countertop basins that sit fully on top of the countertop or vanity unit.