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A Private Retreat

There have been many people who have cited the noise and overpopulation of the world as a reason they need their own space at home, and the master bedroom has become a private retreat for those building their dream home. They see it as an area where they can get away from the noise of traffic, the children, and they might even want to relax with a good book in the bath at the end of the day. Designing their retreat is about what they need, so talking with a professional to help them make sure it works for them is important.

In the past, many couples have suffered through life in the home by using a slightly larger bedroom as the master, but the houses today have more room and amenities for couples in the master. There is the size of the bedroom, and it should incorporate anything they plan to do there. Beds are now king-sized in most cases, and couples want to be able to sit comfortably in a reading nook and relax after a hard day.

The attached bathroom for a master suite has become a new focus, and it can be filled with many different amenities. Some people concentrate on having a large shower with plenty of water coming through, but others want an additional soaker tub for the time they can carve out to relax. Adding speaker systems in the bath is another important part of relaxing, and they might also want them in the bedroom.

Closet space is always at a premium, so adding a large closet with plenty of shelves, drawers, and hanger space is all part of planning this room. It should be a place where the couple can choose their clothes for the day, but many of them are also interested in being able to get dressed in the closet so they do not have to carry their clothes elsewhere. Building in a washer and dryer could also be part of their plan to make it easier to keep their wardrobe ready for action.