Layout help needed

(15 Posts)
Sunisshining12 Sat 30-Nov-19 20:09:02

Must haves:
Utility/space for drying clothes
Loo/shower (for dog)
Storage for coats/shoes

Likes (but don’t know if too small):
Small gym?
Small tv room?

Ideally washing next to boiler room as so much heat from there.

It leads to garage (by boiler room) and to kitchen


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Sunisshining12 Sat 30-Nov-19 23:12:08

Bumping as tearing my hair out!

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JoJoSM2 Sun 01-Dec-19 12:27:33

Are you able to reposition any of the doors or windows? They break up the space a lot. To save space, you could have a ‘laundry cupboard’ with stacked up washzing machine and dryer. IMO, that could go into the same room as your dog shower. That would leave you enough space for a home gym.

Sunisshining12 Sun 01-Dec-19 21:11:29

Unfortunately the boiler room, windows & door are fixed.

If I forget the gym (probably too warm in there) - how would be best to divide the space up. Have hit writers block

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Slightlysurviving Sun 01-Dec-19 23:38:14

The issue I am finding with it is where the doors and windows are, everything I try just makes rooms become corridors. Ok for utility but not much else. Hopefully someone with more vision will be along to help.

fastliving Mon 02-Dec-19 00:03:49

Can it stay as one big space?
But with really nice built in units for all the utility stuff you need and sofas & room divider to break up the space (if you've given up on the gym idea)
My parents had a boiler room, I'm so jealous!

Sunisshining12 Mon 02-Dec-19 07:09:39

I’m open to anything! It can stay open but obviously not the loo/shower. It’s doing my head in!

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sorenipples Mon 02-Dec-19 07:25:23

Where does the door on the left lead?

sorenipples Mon 02-Dec-19 07:29:52

Just seen garage. Does the garage have a non car door to outside?

Sunisshining12 Mon 02-Dec-19 13:32:16

Left door leads to garage. Standard car garage doors (I do use the garage for car)

Centre door leads to kitchen

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fastliving Mon 02-Dec-19 15:18:39

So you need all the doors to be available to be opened? Can you mark on the diagram which door leads where?

sorenipples Mon 02-Dec-19 15:19:00

Maybe partion off the right handside of the room, then divide that into two to create a utility with door to outside and a windowless shower room? This is reliant on you being able to fit some form of ventiliation and sort out plumbing. Then you have a reasonable size room with two windows, doors to utility, toilet , kitchen, garage and boiler to be gym or snug. If you have another downstairs toilet access to toilet/shower could be via utility muddy dogs dont go through the gym.

Sunisshining12 Mon 02-Dec-19 22:27:59

@fastliving there’s just 2 doors. One to garage, one to kitchen.

@sorenipples (lol) thanks for suggesting. I think sub dividing up could work. Or maybe some sort of back to back L shapes? But would be so much easier to keep loo by one of the windows for natural ventilation, and soil pipe & water pipes are already there waiting.

The kitchen door could be moved to the right if that makes any difference?

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Sunisshining12 Tue 03-Dec-19 14:05:17

Or maybe 2 doors?!

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666onmyhead Wed 04-Dec-19 20:39:12

We hired a concept planner to help us reconfigure our ground floor (then later the bedroom floor too) she was brilliant at suggestions things we hadn't even though about.

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