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  1. Archaon

    Archaon Well-Known Member

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    Ok, so I'm potentially looking at buying a PPOR, the issue is the bedrooms are small and there is no ensuite to the master.

    There is a 3300x3800(approx) patio off the front of the house that is cute as, but I think I need to sacrifice it for the greater good.

    I need about 1000-1200 off the 3300 side to extend the entrance to the house out to the side instead of onto the patio.

    What could you do with 3800-4000 x 2000 space for a walk through robe ensuite?
     
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    Archaon Well-Known Member

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    Would something like this work @Brady @Westminster @Sackie, I'm unsure on minimum spacing for alot of things, the shower is 1200mm, and the Vanity was going to be the rest of the space, or say a 750mm unit.

    The grey area is the existing porch.

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    Look for a more suitable property ;)

    I doubt you or anyone else will ever see it as anymore than stuffing an ensuite in the veranda area :p
     
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    I've failed to mention it's on 802m2 corner block with subdivision potential 5yrs down the track etc, or whenever Covid19 is not a worry.
     
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    Archaon Well-Known Member

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    Its all under the one roofline also, see below.

    I guess it's more Alfresco than verandah perhaps?

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    If you touch it and don't have any other usage/access, just use them all. Make the en-suite bigger with double shower and double vanity with separate toilet.
     
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    The access will be just below the ensuite along that wall.
     
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    iloveqld Well-Known Member

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    but I dont see it go anywhere.
     
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    Sorry, i forgot the door :D
     
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    Anyways, if you don't need that access, try my ideas, cheers.
     
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    PPOR + door.png

    Added the door, and this is the only spot a front door could be added.

    Can anyone remark on the width of spaces for hanging clothes/drawers, how about the area between, is it wide enough?

    Hoping to get some pointers on standard measurements from those that have renovated/built a lot of properties.
     
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    OMG just saw this tag - sorry @Archaon

    Are you still exploring this?
     
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    Hey Myf,

    Yes I am.

    Its still available, im exploring a Subdivision DA on the block as well, so i might try to sign a contract subject to DA/Finance and try to get the price down around median or a little under for the suburb.

    Your expertise would be greatly appreciated.

    Regards,
    Arc
     
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    Can you show me a bit more of the house plan so I can see how the entrance works?
     
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    They didnt release a floorplan online, which annoys me to know end.

    I only have my estimations, this is the best I could produce.

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    Westminster Tigress at Tiger Developments Business Member

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    Is there any scope to change anything else internally?
    Like could I make the living/dining at the rear into a master and ensuite instead of the front?
     
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    Quite possibly, hadnt really considered it tbh.

    POS might be a concern, ill get you the position on the block.
     
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    Land location.PNG

    I've cut the picture off where the boundary should be on the bottom of the picture, about 6-6.5m setback from north and south boundary, east is 900mm, was planning to put the POS bottom right of picture as its northerly aspect and need 5x5 area 40m2 total.

    If I were to locate it to the top left I would be on the southern side of the building for a 6x6 and 60m2, though it would still be doable.

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    I'm putting my thinking cap on this.
    The "annoying" thing about the house is the 2 very spacious living rooms - one which would be a dining area I assume but it's ridiculously large for that and the way the house flows is terrible.
    Your idea fixes the initial problem but I'm wondering if there is a better solution.
    Thanks for the extra details. I will mull it over.
     
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