Ensuite & no toilet?

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  1. SOULFLY3

    SOULFLY3 Well-Known Member

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    Currently renovating
    The ensuite is square 2.0 x 2.1
    (Window above vanity in plan attached)

    Ensuite currently has no toilet just shower and vanity
    Toilet backs onto the ensuite
    To get to the toilet one must walk Out of bedroom.
    Which does not bother me.

    Should I aim to squeeze a toilet in?
    Or just have a bigger shower 1200 x 900 and vanity and no toilet?
    If toilet goes in this would make 3 toilets in property
     

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    Whats that space between the ensuite and master bedroom?
     
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  3. Scott No Mates

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    Install a cavity slider, no hob & screenless shower (modern curtain instead).
     
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    Walk in robe
     
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    SOULFLY3 Well-Known Member

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    Is a toilet necessary?
    Would it annoy potential buyers knowing no toilet or no big deal?
     
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    A door [cavity?] in the wall between ensuite and toilet ... :)
     
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  7. wylie

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    Where is the second toilet? If it is in or near the main bathroom and can be used by visitors, I'd definitely enclose the toilet shown above into the ensuite. It seems pointless to have an ensuite without a toilet.
     
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    Second toilet is downstairs
     
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    wylie Moderator Staff Member

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    So, does this toilet service all bedrooms upstairs?

    Perhaps show a plan of the upstairs? I'd look at leaving this one for the other bedrooms and fit one into the ensuite. Maybe this one can work for other bedrooms plus a sliding door to allow you to use it from the ensuite?

    Add a toilet to the other bathroom?

    Remove the WIR and push a robe into another wall?

    Steal some of the hallway near the bedroom door to reconfigure the ensuite?

    Without the rest of the layout it is not easy to offer suggestions.
     
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    Please forgive my amateurish efforts (first time to alter a screenshot).

    For me, an en-suite without a toilet is not really an en-suite.

    My suggestion is to incorporate part of the WIR robe to allow space for a toilet. Cut off the front part, move door and make another robe opening into the bedroom. You are keeping the robe but making a proper en-suite. Plumbing access may dictate switching toilet and shower positions.
     

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  11. Scott No Mates

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    That's a good cheap option.
     
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    I like the redesign by @Marg4000 but I'd go further and make the shower larger, either along the longer section, or across the short end of the room and put the basin on the wall backing onto the other toilet.
     
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    Agree with Wylie, the full floorplan for upstairs will help with suggestions.
     
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    2 x 2.1 is plenty of room to have a vanity, shower and toilet. I would add one in. I'll grab an ensuite that I have with those dimensions. It would need you to get rid of the access from the WIR and have a cavity slider from the master bedroom directly into the room

    If you want a large shower and single vanity
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    If you are happy with a 900 x 900 shower and want a double vanity. This is a touch smaller at 1800mm so you could make the shower a bit bigger

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    Thanks For the replies
    Really just comes down to the door

    will chat with plumber and chippy and see what we decide

    thanks again !
     
  16. wylie

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    You'll need 1200mm long shower to take a sliding door. That's what we have and anything less we would have had to go to an opening door.
     
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    Alright big day plumbing and plastering other rooms

    Deciding we will knock the dividing wall and entry door and open it up
    Im still a little confused with such a big area
    thinking -
    1200x900mm shower in existing place
    Toilet backing onto window (old vanity area)
    And a 1500/1800mm double basin vanity along the backing toilet wall
     
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    What dividing wall are you knocking down?
     
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    Entrance door into the ensuite and the wall
     

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    Ahh, you will have plenty of room for sure, what about Myf's suggestion? You will be able to retain the WIR that way.

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