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Family Room vs Dining room

Fanny Durand
2 months ago
last modified: 2 months ago

Hello everyone,

After years of saving we finally got a house with a family room :) , but now I am thinking I would like to switch the dining room and the family room. Reasons:

-The existing dining room has a window with no view / view of the neighbor wall -> if this is a family room for the kids/husband to watch tv they dont care of the view

-To get to the dining room from the kitchen you have to walk through the powder room/guest bathroom -> if this is the family room, being next to the powder room seems fine to me

-There is a deck out of the family room -> if this was a dining room and we barbeque there we could bring the food and eat in the dining room

-Possibility that maybe in the future i could knock the wall from the kitchen to the 'new' dinning room and perhaps have an island there

But I am not sure if this will look bad ? the 'new' dinning room space might be too big ? there will be a fireplace in the 'new' dinning room?

Any advice is welcomed!


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