Graco Freeport 4 1 convertible crib Review
Graco Freeport 4-in-1 convertible crib
A simple convertible crib, which perfectly serves to its purpose! Graco Freeport 4 1 convertible crib has a practical design and affordable price.
With Freeport Graco didn’t try to win an award for the best looking crib on the World, they just wanted to make a simple, but highly functional crib!
And please, don’t get me wrong! I didn’t mean the crib is not carefully crafted. Plain lines, without unnecessarily attachments and bulky design are perfect for a modern aesthetic nursery.
And that is what Graco wanted for the Freeport crib! First of all, they made a versatile and safe crib, with a timeless design. And second, it is not expensive at all!
- simple, but highly functional crib
- it is a cheap, affordable crib
- a perfect solution for grandparents house
- good choice for a small nursery
- it is a safe crib
- grows with your child
- decent color choices
- it can scratch easily
- it doesn’t have an optional safety guardrail for a toddler bed
Freeport’s description and specifications
The back of the crib is in the shape of an arch, and higher from the front. However, the arch is not large and coincides with Freeport’s classic, minimalist design.
Graco used this design with the last conversion into a full-size bed in their minds. If you convert the crib into a full-size bed, the back of the crib transforms into a nice, arched shape headboard. We were impressed by the fact, that manufacturer thought about those small details even for such a low price crib. A big plus for Freeport!
measurements and weight:
- overall dimensions: 55,2″L x 29,8″W x 42,1″H
- weight of the crib: 44 pounds
The front side is about 34″ high, which makes the Freeport convertible crib suitable for short moms. Due to the height of the front rail and minimalist frame, petite moms won’t have problems with laying sleeping baby into the crib.
The crib is made from sustainable New Zealand pine wood and available in five different colors: white, black, cherry, espresso and pebble gray.
Freeport is a 4-in-1 convertible crib
That means that the crib can convert into three bigger beds:
- toddler bed
- full-size bed
Freeport’s toddler bed doesn’t have a safety guardrail. For some parents, this could be a problem and factor which will dissuade them from purchasing the crib. If the possibility of rolling out of bed concerns you, we suggest you pick a crib with toddler guardrail. There are other Graco’s models with the guardrail on the market too.
However, not just Graco, lots of cribs from different brands don’t have a safety guardrail. Parents buy them all the time and don’t report of any problems. Also, if in the crib description says it has a toddler bed with a guardrail, that does not necessarily mean it is in the package!
Back to the Graco Freeport 4-in-1 convertible crib! As you already know, it doesn’t have a toddler guardrail. So how you convert the crib into a toddler bed? Simply by removing the front rail and ensuring that the mattress is at the lowest level. That’s it. Simple as everything with this crib!
Although there are some reports of using the universal Graco toddler guardrail, Graco didn’t specify that it is compatible with the Freeport crib!
Later you can convert the toddler bed into a daybed by raising the mattress to the middle height.
This crib can last well into adolescence as it can convert into a full-size bed with a headboard. But you have to buy a mattress and full-size metal bed frame for the last conversion separately.
Additional information about Graco Freeport 4-in-1 convertible crib
- mattress sits on the metal spring support
- any full-size crib mattress fits into the crib
- recommended mattress: Graco Premium foam crib and toddler bed mattress
- three-position adjustable mattress support base
How long can my baby use the Freeport 4-in-1 convertible crib?
Your baby can use the crib until he reaches 35″ height, then it is time to convert the crib into a toddler bed. Weight limit for a toddler/daybed is 50 pounds
There is a little room under the crib. You can put there smaller storage boxes, but there is no room for trundle drawer.
Warranty: 1-year limited manufacturer’s warranty
What do parents think about Graco Freeport 4 1 convertible crib?
If you want a large and spectacular crib, this one is not the right choice for you.
If you want a simple, yet practical and safe crib it a good and the most important – really affordable option for you!
Freeport also doesn’t take a lot of space due to the minimalist design. That’s why it is a perfect solution for a grandparents house and smaller nurseries. Many parents who thought they need a mini crib, surprisingly find out that Graco Freeport actually fits into their smaller nurseries!
And don’t forget it is a convertible crib, so your child can use it for many years to come!
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