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How to Future-Proof Your Home for Family living

The furniture, space and storage needs of families naturally evolve over time. While it’s not practical (or financially viable) to undergo renovations every five years, implementing thoughtful design from the outset can save time, money and stress.

This concept is valuable not only to parents with young children, but also to multigenerational households with older children still living at home, or those with ageing parents wanting to spend more time with their grandchildren.

According to managing director at Allworth Homes Stephen Thompson, the main elements to consider when designing for a growing family are the bedroom sizes, bathroom access, guest bedrooms, multiple living areas and if possible, the inclusion of a granny flat.

read more at: http://www.domain.com.au/advice/how-to-futureproof-your-home-for-family-living-20151208-glipcy/