powered by
Discussions
Photos
Products
Ideabooks
Discussions
Professionals
Users
Need design idea for small office/mud room/pantry
amiromanowski
January 7, 2013 in Design Dilemma
We are looking at a house and are hung up on a sun room off of the kitchen. This house lacks a mud room, pantry, and small office. We were hoping to remodel this space but have a hard time trying to put it together. Any ideas?
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Kira Nguyen
I love that you have this extra space next to the kitchen! You can easily combine a small office with a pantry, perhaps like this:



I'm not as sure about where a mud room fits in, since that should really be close to the entry of your home. Where is the front door in relation to this kitchen?
2 Likes   January 8, 2013 at 2:01PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Shayna McElveny
It may be a little loud to have the office next to the kitchen. I know when I cook, I am a mess all over the place. What about a wine cellar?
2 Likes   January 8, 2013 at 2:03PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
amiromanowski
The kitchen space is in the back of the house. The driveway comes up behind the house as well so we thought it made sense to have an entry/mudroom towards the kitchen so you don't have to track dirty shoes and groceries through the front door. The current rear entry to the house comes through the family room (which we'd like to change). Thanks for the comments, we welcome any other ideas!
0 Likes   January 8, 2013 at 2:20PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
House of Holland - TX
Do you happen to have the floor plan?
0 Likes   January 8, 2013 at 2:29PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
decoenthusiaste
Looks to be room enough and the office part is already built in. A couple more standing shelf systems with doors for the pantry and all you have to add is a door in place of the middle window.
Of course, there's more to it than that, but you do have the space.
0 Likes   January 8, 2013 at 2:32PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Darzy
Just put doors on the open desk shelves and the shelves behind the desk and use that as your pantry shelving.
0 Likes   January 8, 2013 at 2:37PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Jayme H.
If your garage is attached and there is space, I recommend the "mud room" area out there..I had my huband build a full wall of easily accessible closet space for storage of boots, shoes, skates, coats, etc..so as to not drag them in the house. The small office area is there now, but if that doesn't fit your lifestyle it could be changed. It does look like a dining nook area. I don't know that I would put a pantry in that spot unless it was all enclosed in cabinets nicely/then maybe a small cafe table and chairs in there? Any basement or extra bedroom for an office?
0 Likes   January 8, 2013 at 2:45PM
Sign Up to comment
Related Discussions
Small laundry room/mud room ideas needed
The door with the wreath is entry from garage. The...
Need help designing small home office/guest room combo on small budget
Room is rectangular, 9x11,ft. There are two windows...
Need design ideas for our small bedroom with office desk
I am need of ideas for this small room that I am cleaning...
ugly Laundry room/Pantry
laundry room/pantry needs help.
More Discussions
Need specialist advice for seamless movement from family room to kitch
I am updating my newly purchased house. I want the...
Can this be fixed?
Put an offer on a house, found out they built around...
What do I do with this GAUDY Rococo Bedroom Set? Help
So, very good friends of mine moved to the Yucatan....
Please help me pick splash back and paint
I have just got a new kitchen fitted the cabinets are...
need help porcelain tiles on floor
I would like to have some sort of medallion design...
People viewed this after searching for:
The content on this page is provided by Houzz and is subject to the Houzz terms of use, copyright and privacy policy.
Copyright claims: contact the Houzz designated agent.