Value's definition of a bedroom

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  1. varun80

    varun80 Member

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    Hi Experts

    I'm looking to put an offer for an house that has been advertised as 4 bedrooms whilst the 4th bedroom seems more like a study to me, as it does not have any BIR.

    I've heard from someone (not an authority on these matters) that if a room does not have robes, it will not be deemed as a bedroom by a valuer. Can someone please verify if this is true? If I want to put in robes to the room, approx what would the cost be to convert it into a bedroom?

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  2. thatbum

    thatbum Well-Known Member

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    Lol really? Step back and think about this for a second.

    I guess the heritage house I'm selling has zero bedrooms!
     
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  3. Marg4000

    Marg4000 Well-Known Member

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    “Someone” is wrong.

    The only legal definitions of a habitual room, which may be designated as a bedroom, relate to ceiling height and ventilation.

    Built-in wardrobes only became a regular item in the 1960s. In our first homeL only the main bedroom had a built in wardrobe.
     
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