I think if there were a contest we might win for tiniest bathroom in the world, well at least in Toronto.
The door to the bathroom swings inward – it misses the sink by a few inches. Once you reach the sink you have to squeeze between it and the tub to get to the toilet. The space between the sink and the tub is perhaps 1.5 to 2 feet- just enough to open the cupboard door below the sink. The door touches the tub when it’s fully open. The toilet is against the wall and when you sit on it- if you have long legs like I do your knees touch the cabinet below the sink.
Am I right? Pretty small huh?
Other than taking the tub out and replacing it with a tiny shower I can’t think of any way to make the space bigger. Oh I have one other idea – we could make the whole bathroom floor a shower floor and just have a curtain to separate the actual shower area. That might work.
Ideally … All of our three bedrooms are rather small by today’s standards. Our house was built in 1927 and I guess either people were smaller or they had no possessions cause the closets are barely existent up there too.
Anyway, back to my thoughts – Ideally … I would like to move the bathroom to the smallest bedroom, which happens to be right beside the current bathroom. This would make the bathroom about three times the size that it is right now. I’d knock down the wall in the current bathroom to make the middle bedroom a tiny bit larger- or perhaps to give it a walk in closet? Yeah I like that idea.
Someday we will do this reno, but that will be after we finish the living room dinning room, finish the basement and re do the kitchen too. Lotsa work!
So I’ve been checking things out at various online stores that sell bathroom fixtures and furnishings. I know it’s a ways off but it’s fun to plan and dream. I found a great site called taps4less.com that I spent some time browsing at today. They have a lot of nice bathroom furnishings at their online store.
Oh one thing I would really like to have in the new bathroom if we move it over is a spa bathtub. Oh that would be so nice. If I get back to work I know I’d look forward to that tub after a long 12 or 13 hour shift on my feet.
This is one reno project that I’m going to have fun planning. Have any of you renovated a bathroom before? If you did how did it turn out?