Bathroom/Laundry Room Combo??
Would appreciate some outside opinions!
We want to add a 3/4 bath to our finished basement. It will be built in part of the unfinished laundry room, which is a space about 8x14 ft. Though we're not too keen on having the laundry in the bathroom, if we add a separate bath entrance, we would end up with 2 doors on one wall, which would make furniture placement in the living area really difficult! Since we expect to sell this house in about 5 years or so, we want to make sure others will appreciate the choices we make now. So...
We came up with an initial design to prevent cutting another door. You would have to walk through the laundry area to get to the bath, but a wall with a pocket door would divide the 2 spaces. This would enable someone to go into the laundry room while someone else is taking a shower. (Since we do have guest space and a bedroom in the basement, this is a definite possibility.)
How do you feel about this plan? Would it be a turn off to have to go past the laundry area to get to the bath? Or do you think this is a preferable trade off to losing wall space??