The Spare Room debate

A spare room is very useful in a home. They are great for storage, office space, gym, occasional bedroom, sewing room, photography studio – and often a combination of several of these uses!  But when you’re selling, they always, always need to be a bedroom. I’ve had this confirmed by numerous Estate Agents – they all agree that this adds the most value. 

Before - should this be a study or a bedroom?

Before – should this be a study or a bedroom?

After - the estate agents always advise that it's a bedroom, especially in a 3 bedroom house

After – the estate agents always advise that it’s a bedroom, especially in a 3 bedroom house

spare room

Before – a storage room

 

After - a bedroom

After – a bedroom

 

Before - a storage room

Before – a storage room

 

After - a bedroom

After – a bedroom

If the budget doesn’t stretch to buying a new bed etc then use what you have available. This house had to be the exception to the rule, but at least it looked more presentable:

Before

Before

After

After

There was not enough left in the budget to add a new bed etc and turn the spare room into a bedroom, but this furniture was already in the house, so we made use of it. (It was the fourth bedroom.)

The following room was the second largest bedroom in the house:

Before - an enornous room used as an office

Before – an enornous room used as an office

After - back into a bedroom

After – back into a bedroom

Please contact me with any comments or queries:

Lynn Pick. Home Stylers Ltd

Tel 01509 551392

www.homemakeoverservice.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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