I thought I'd take you upstairs today.
Most houses in Australia are bunglalows but with the ever decreasing size in our building blocks, a lot more people are building upwards.
Our block is quite large (1000msquared) but, because we wanted the steeper pitched roof, we decided to make the most of it and include a couple of rooms "in the roof".
The steeper pitched roof did add a bit onto the cost of the build, you have to allow for scaffolding etc..., and of course the extra labour of building it and finishing it off inside.
At the old house we shared the third bedroom which was a nightmare, space wise. Although, it was nice to talk to one another in the evenings whilst working!
Looking back at the doorway and the little pop hole doorway into the roof space and a small storage area.
The office has a little balcony so that you can see who has come in the front door and, so we can communicate with one another without having to climb the stairs all the time.....
I am surprised that I haven't heard "Can you make me a coffee?" yet!
This is looking from the office to the guest bedroom.
This window is along the landing and allows light into the "vestibule".
Many angles up here - the plasterers had fun!The guest bathroom. The floor tiles look a bit yellowy in this photo but are the same as in the photo below. They were matching floor and wall tiles from Ballarat Tiles.
The guest bedroom window. It has a really nice "nook" to sit and relax.
We have decided to get someone in to paint the upstairs. Yeah! hubs knows a few painters from work who may be interested. Fingers crossed!