Having extra space in an apartment is a wonderful luxury to have because it can make the apartment feel more relaxing and reduce the likelihood of the occupants feeling cluttered in their own home. However, most apartment dwellers don’t leave entire rooms empty for long, and there are all sorts of ways to use empty spaces that are creative and beneficial.
Here are a few modern options that go beyond the classic home office, home gym, or guest bedroom (while those options are certainly viable there are many other ideas you can consider if you have an extra room at your disposal).
What to Do with Extra Space That Isn’t an Entire Room
Having a complete extra bedroom often means getting a roommate to save on costs or creating a home office to enjoy a telecommuting lifestyle, but there are plenty of apartments out there that have nooks and crannies that don’t have an immediate and obvious purpose. If you’re living in an apartment with a breakfast nook or an L-shaped living room, there are some creative ways to use those extra square feet in your apartment.
The blog at Homify suggests a private bar if you enjoy entertaining:
“Like to entertain friends and family over the choicest drinks? A private bar is a good idea to convert the spare room into a lounging space where drinks and merriment go hand-in-hand. Add in a small sink, a refrigerator, and an ice maker, and you are all set. The bar space can be closed off with doors that make it disappear when not in use.”
If you enjoy decorating and designing cool interiors, you might forgo the doors on the minibar and create a space that’s stylish to look at and useful, too. There are companies from which you can purchase entire mini bar setups, but you can also choose to design your own space and create your mini bar over time where you purchase a piece here and there until it’s complete.
Create a Space in Your Round Rock Apartment with Multiple Uses
Having an extra space can offer you multiple options, but it doesn’t have to mean you have to choose just one. It’s quite popular for homeowners to create a guest bedroom that is normally used as a home office except when guests visit. Modular furniture can help you install a bed that doubles as a couch in a home office.
An article at the Extra Space Storage website suggests:
“Whether you call it a flex room, a bonus room, an extra room, or a spare room, this multi-purpose room is defined as an area in a home that can be used for a variety of functions. Flex rooms can be anything from unused space above a garage to a small room on the first level of your home that a builder designated as “flex space” or “optional room.””
According to the blog, a multi-use room can actually increase the value of a home. While increasing the value of your apartment might not be first on your list while you reside in a Round Rock apartment, you can always use this wisdom again when and if you decide to buy a house.
Enjoy an Excellent Lifestyle at Rocking Horse Ranch
Whether you’re searching for an apartment community with tons of amenities, or you’re trying to find a spacious apartment that will offer your family plenty room in which to relax, Rocking Horse Ranch has a floor plan for you. Get in touch with one of our leasing agents today to arrange a visit. We can answer any questions you have about living in Round Rock and finding a home at Rocking Horse Ranch.