Tiny Houses: The Master Bath is Sooo Small!

April 5, 2014 at 7:31 PM 2 comments

I’m making dinner and watching HGTV’s “House Hunters.”  An early-30-something couple is searching for a home in Arlington, Virginia (south of Washington, D.C.).  Their budget is $650,000 (!).

They’ve looked at three homes.  The wife wants the “perfect” kitchen of course; granite counter tops, an island, a double oven and stainless steel appliances.

The husband wants a “man cave” which he gets.  One of the last shots is of him watching a football game in front of a wall of three flat screen TVs, one of which is 80-some inches.

At one point during the search the wife complains that one of the master bathrooms is “sooo small.”  I don’t claim to have any expertise on square footage but it had a sink with a five foot-ish long countertop, a shower, a tub and a commode.  But again, it was “sooo small.”

“Sooo small? ”  Small is good. Here’s our master bathroom. It’s in the 60’s style.  Our house was built in 1963 and somehow people managed — way back then — to live without all the accoutrement we’re lead to believe we “need” now.

Master Bath 4-5-14

 

Cute huh?  It takes 15 minutes to clean and we don’t need anything more.

 

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. ulee  |  April 6, 2014 at 1:28 PM

    My bathroom is tiny but I have my deep clawfoot tub. No showers please, just my pond.

  • 2. Say It Ain't So Already  |  April 6, 2014 at 3:20 PM

    Your pond. That’s hilarious.

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