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    Need Advice: What to do with a 3rd bedroom

    So I finally decided to take the big plunge a couple weeks ago and bought my first house. I'll be moving out of my 2 bedroom apartment into a nice 3 bed 2 bath in a good neighborhood on August 1st.

    I'm trying to figure out what to do with the 3rd bedroom. The second bedroom in my apartment is already a guest room with a queen sized bed, tables, etc. that I'll put in one of the new bedrooms. I live alone and don't entertain a ton of guests, so I'm not really interested in using the 3rd bedroom as an actual bedroom.

    The obvious choice is to turn it into an office, but the house already comes with a built in office off the master bedroom. I plan on getting a new couch when I move in, so I'll have a reclining leather sofa that I'll either put in the 3rd bedroom or sell. The room is 11'x11' with a window on one wall and is carpeted. I attached a couple pics below, and yes, I do plan on re-painting it.

    I know asking the internet for advice always yields the best results, so if you have any ideas as to what I can do with the space let me know!
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    Re: Need Advice: What to do with a 3rd bedroom

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    Re: Need Advice: What to do with a 3rd bedroom

    Game room so your xbox isn't in the living room?



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    Re: Need Advice: What to do with a 3rd bedroom

    sex dungeon, duh.



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    Re: Need Advice: What to do with a 3rd bedroom

    Game room: Video games, pool table, foosball, etc...

    Work out room: treadmill, free weights, etc..

    If you play instruments, you could keep them in that room.

    And if you can't think of anything you can just leave it empty for a while until you get settled in the house and figure it out then. Or just make it another guest room.


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    Re: Need Advice: What to do with a 3rd bedroom

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    sex dungeon, duh.
    Damn you. I was just scrolling down to type this.

    Since my first choice is taken I will now choose sewing or knitting room. That sure would be neat.



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    Re: Need Advice: What to do with a 3rd bedroom

    Just don't do anything that can't quickly/easily/cheaply be made back into a bedroom.
    One of the biggest mistakes people make in houses is getting rid of bedrooms because they don't need them at the time.



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    Re: Need Advice: What to do with a 3rd bedroom

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    Re: Need Advice: What to do with a 3rd bedroom

    I remember when I lived in a two bedroom apartment with 1 kid and a wife.
    Now I have 5 bedrooms and it feels like its not enough. Dang kids.



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    Re: Need Advice: What to do with a 3rd bedroom

    Get yourself a woman (I recommend starting in the produce section of the grocery store, means she probably cooks) and make some babies!

    Otherwise I agree with 78, wait a while. Use it for a game room or storage. But like others have said, don't do something that makes it very difficult to eventually use as a bedroom.



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    Re: Need Advice: What to do with a 3rd bedroom

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    Re: Need Advice: What to do with a 3rd bedroom

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    Re: Need Advice: What to do with a 3rd bedroom

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    Re: Need Advice: What to do with a 3rd bedroom

    How big is the office?
    Could be a nice library room, if you're some kind of book-reading nerd.


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