2245 wide. 2970 long, but a chunk taken out of a corner where a
built-in cupboard caps the sloping bit over the stairs, leaving a
room 2245 square plus a 730x1200 dogleg where the door and
cupboard door go.
In theory you could shoehorn a double bed into it with virtually
no space for anything else, not even standing room, but in
practice we have a single bed taking up one wall, plus small
chair and small bedside table. We give it to guests who we don't
want to get too settled in. It would also make a reasonable small
House is 4 beds, built 1976
With a single bed in, certainly useful. It's only marginally smaller than
my room was in Uni halls.
Is currently my office, with a full length work-bench and bookcases
If I wanted to sell the house with three genuine doubles I could always
convert this room to the bathroom and the bathroom into a bedroom (this was
the configuration in a previous upstairs flat, exactly same house layout),
but then I suspect the gains in value wouldnt amount to a hill of beans, and
it wouldn't be that much more expensive to convert the loft & have 4
email me at
richard at olifant d-ot co do-t uk
Aah, but it's not idle :-) I started this when we were thinking we might
be building a house within 18 months or 2 years. I needed some figures
for bedrooms (and other areas) in order to calculate "comfortable" sizes
for rooms and compare them with "acceptable".
As it happens, the build has been put off to the 3-4 year timeframe, but
all this information is neatly filed away (ummm... kind of) and will
inform our decisions when the time arrives.
Martin Angove (it's Cornish for "Smith") - ARM/Digital SA110 RPC
See the Aber Valley -- http://www.tridwr.demon.co.uk/abervalley.html
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