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    Default How much of your house do you actually use?

    We have 3 bed 2 bath townhouse ( 3 toilets). We rarely use one of the showers or toilets, nor one of the bedrooms.
    We have thought about getting something bigger but today I just thought would we be paying 200k more for another living space and another room thAt we won't actually use?

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    Default How much of your house do you actually use?

    3 bed, 1 bath townhouse with a study. the 3rd bedroom aka guest room is a bit of a dumping ground for laundry, shoes, stuff we don't know where else to store. it's not terrible but it's not the neat and tidy guest room I wish it was.

    we pretty much use the rest of the house. study probably gets used second least but we definitely couldn't do without it.

    ETA: we don't really need a bigger house, I just wish what we had was more cleverly designed and the space was utilized more efficiently. we have a lot of dead space, eg the area under the stairs, the entire upstairs landing etc. could do so much more with the place but I doubt it's worth investing more money into tbh.

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    There's 4 of us. We have 4 bed + 2 bath with 2 living areas. The second living area is the playroom where most of the kids stuff is. We use all of it except for the last bedroom which holds our office stuff/sofa bed for guests/clean washing to be folded.

    For us, it was probably more like 60 -80k more for 4 bedroom house.

    If we had to, we could live in 3 bed + 1 bath + 1 living area (and did until 6 months ago). We would need to be more organised, use different storage solutions and be ruthless in culling. Would also mean less cleaning. But I really love having the bigger house with more space so I dont feel so cluttered. Everything has its place now which I like

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    We have a 4 bed, 2 bathroom, 2 living room, huge deck and long front porch (qld), we use all spaces. 4th bedroom is a toy room and hardly used. We have 3 children (2 share).

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    Default How much of your house do you actually use?

    Quote Originally Posted by turquoisecoast View Post
    3 bed, 1 bath townhouse with a study. the 3rd bedroom aka guest room is a bit of a dumping ground for laundry, shoes, stuff we don't know where else to store. it's not terrible but it's not the neat and tidy guest room I wish it was.

    we pretty much use the rest of the house. study probably gets used second least but we definitely couldn't do without it.
    We have that spare bedroom/laundry & dumping ground also lol (glad I'm not the only one)

    We have 4 bedrooms, 3 living areas & study ... we pretty much use half the house at the moment. (There's 3 of us) Once DS is older we'll get more use out of the house
    Last edited by Cevapa; 23-10-2016 at 20:06.

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    We have a 5 bed, 1 bath, 1 living area.

    2 bedrooms are rarely used, mostly just for storage/dumping. We could live in a 3 bed but would need much better storage.

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    4 bedrooms, 2 living area, dining area, bathroom and ensuite. Every room in our house gets used every day. Our fourth spare room doubles as a study which has the family PC in it and that gets used every day usually by DH.

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    We use everything, every day. Unless you count the shed.

    We have a 100sqm house (2 bedrooms, office, entry, lounge, kitchen/dining, bathroom/toilet. 2 adults (1 works from home, 1 at home 4 days a week), a 4 year old and a 1 year old.

    It's not the ideal house for us... We could better utilize the space if the living areas were open plan and had more natural light, but it is what it is.

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    3 bed, 1 bath, 1 living area and all get used.

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    We use all of our house aside from the third living area. There are more bathrooms than we need (each bedroom has an ensuite) but they do get used. At our previous house we rarely used the second living room but the kids now have their friends often over there's no way I'd be without it. Def don't need a third though.


 

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