Help with adding a standard ensuite

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  1. Mumbai

    Mumbai Well-Known Member

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    I inspected this property over the weekend and it ticked most of the boxes, except it did not have a toilet in the ensuite currently.

    The existing ensuite is smaller too. I was wondering if someone can help me with fixing the layout by adding standard 1.6 X 2m ensuite without sacrificing a built in robe entirely.
    Happy for the existing robe to move elsewhere.
    Also, for the experienced out there, any approx costs of doing it will be appreciated.
    I do not have a budget in mind yet, but can try to negotiate the purchase price based on it.

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    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    Replace the vanity with the WC (facing the shower), wall-mounted basin & mirror on left side near door.
     
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    sounds good. But, the space inside is very cramped already.
    1333 X 1800mm
     
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    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    A WC facing the shower is comfortable at 700mm wide leaving leg room. You may need to change shower screens to something slimmer.

    This would still leave 600 for the basin.

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    I’d add to @Scott No Mates design by suggesting to truncate the corner of the shower to give some space between the fixtures.. you could probably make the shower bigger provided the corner is cut off
     
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    Or do away with the screen altogether and install a shower curtain & rail.
     
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    Forgot to mention, its for a PPOR and want the master ensuite to be comfy rather than just adding value.
     
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    Why not create a wall just inside and turn right into the living room.

    That gives you what used to be hallway. C5DCBA3B-3D72-4B8C-A02F-132516CCC664.png

    Shower one end, toilet backing onto the bedroom so you don't look at it, basin that you do look at if you don't close the cavity slider and WIR the other end with a sliding door if you want one.

    You could remove the existing coat cupboard and back it onto the WIR.

    You might need more room in that entry, but could push the WIR further back if you remove the coat cupboard further along the hallway.
     
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    How about using the front bedroom as a lounge and creating a nice big master bedroom where the lounge is?
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  10. Mumbai

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    Some nice ideas. Thanks.
     
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    Quick question. If I move the ensuite from existing to some other room and/or add an extra ensuite in other bedroom, do I have to get council approval? It will be all internal.
    Do I have to get new plans done?
     
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    Nope, internal changes don't need council approval