Ground floor layout - please help! - open plan

24 days ago
last modified: 24 days ago


We’re renovating a house and I would love to make it more open plan for family living. The problem is, the entrance and stairs and a big under-stairs cupboard are right in the middle of the house and I feel like it breaks up the flow. You walk in the entrance and there’s the kitchen on the left and the living/dining on the right. I’m just not sure how to fix it!

We are thinking we may extend the back of the house in the future (replacing the rear porch) and move the kitchen to the back to make the most of the view, but I don’t want to extend if it’s just that the layout isn’t making the most of the space at the moment.

Would you change the location of the stairs and entrance? Or is there another obvious move I’m not seeing? I’ll try and attach some photos.

Really appreciate any help!


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