One Bedroom Condo Packs in Big Living

A small home doesn’t have to be a small house. Sometimes a condo works better, as we see here in this light and bright one bedroom condo with study

A small home doesn’t have to be a small house. Sometimes a condo works better, as we see here in this light and bright one bedroom condo with study nook. The benefit of a condo versus a house is they are often in highly desirable areas with shopping and restaurants and shows all close by. Not that a house can’t also have the same perks but the cost would typically be much higher.

Let’s dig in and see what this small condo (949 square foot) has to offer. Does it use it’s space efficiently? Can  you get ideas to use in your own small space?

Photos Courtesy of MLS# 7826172

Living RoomSmall Living Room – Unique floorplan with open kitchen, dining and living area.  Several decorating elements we like about this living room.  The unit has a large window overlooking a garden area, and we like how the window treatment spans the entire wall; top to bottom.  The glass coffee table helps open up the space as well as positioning the sofa against the wall.

Kitchen and DiningKitchen/Dining Space – Good size kitchen and dining area.  A nice butcher block island would be a welcome addition to the kitchen… not only for increased counter space but to also define the kitchen from the dining just a little better.

Dining RoomBuilt ins are always a smart choice to increase livability in a small space.  Above, the floor to ceiling bookcases doubles this dining room to include a library.  Double purposing rooms is a must for maximum use of small spaces, as we describe in 5 Mistakes Not to make with your Floor Plan. (It’s addressed in #2 if interested.)
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KitchenBetter Picture of Kitchen – The pale kitchen cabinets combined with similar  in color hardwood floors does create an illusion of space but we think it came at too high a price.  Too vanilla for our taste.  Looks like great kitchen layout.  Could have brought the upper cabinets all the way to the ceiling for optimum storage use.

Bedroom StudyOffice Nook – It’s awesome to have extra space that can be used as an office nook.. music area, sewing corner, etc.  Anytime you can carve out  extra space like this, we say go for it.  It can make the difference between ‘needing’ an extra bedroom, and not!

BedroomMaster Bedroom – Once again big windows to bring the outdoors right inside your small home!  Floor to ceiling window treatments give a ‘big’ feel, and how about the light and bright fun picture over the bed?  Love it.

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BathroomSmall Bathroom – White is always a great choice for a small bath.  The solid glass door on the tub opens up the space visually.

View from the insideView – If you decide to make your home in a condo, go for the view!  It can make the difference of how you feel about your day to day life.. This condo has a garden view to enjoy, but city views are pretty amazing too!
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Community Features - Pool
Condo Amenities – Other pluses with condo living are pools, hottubs, workout facilities.. and the possibility for all kinds of perks that would cost a lot extra if you had to purchase individually for a single family home.  Just something to consider..

Photos Courtesy of MLS# 7826172