Where Should the Bedroom Door Be Placed?

bostonhomeAugust 18, 2009

I've gutted my old Victorian-era house and basically started over. Feels like I'm building a new house. I am stuck on three options for the back of the house. There are two ways to place the bedroom door and IÂm not sure which one would be better. Which of the three plans is optimal?

Option 1 - Prefer when the door is away from the laundry closet, but it feels strange to have three doors against one bedroom wall.

Option 2 - Solves the 3-doors-on-same-wall problem. But would this make moving furniture into the bedroom more difficult?

Option 3 - Nice compromise, but I lose space inside my laundry closet.

Image link:

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
nanny2a

Option 3 would be best for furniture movement, and would add more wall space in bedroom for dressers, desk, etc. You could put a left hinged 2'-0" door on linen closet and add some more space to laundry closet that way.

    Bookmark   September 1, 2009 at 7:46PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Plantation vs faux wood blinds
We have decided to do plantation shutters in the front...
aimless07
Structured pre-wiring
Intention is to bring in Control 4 dealer to install...
Hart Sensory Designs
getting close to our move in day
Moving in about two weeks, got a lot of things to do...
joerallen
Should I add a window in the dining room?
We are going to have a long narrow dining room, husband...
Bridget Howe
It's February 2015- How is your build going?
January was a surprisingly active month! I admire all...
mushcreek
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™