Millswood Bathroom Renovation for a Growing Family

The Client's Story

Built in the 1970’s, this house is an elegant gem. It has undergone some updates and refurbishments in the past, but these have not always been completed to the standards this property deserves.

In addition, the bathrooms were quite small and so did not really meet the family’s needs, nor was the somewhat limited space in each being utilised effectively.

The client wanted to us to make some significant changes to layout of the main bathroom, the ensuite bathroom, and the laundry, wanting spaces to be more user friendly and for the decor to be updated from its original 1970s look and feel. While these rooms were by no means in a state of disrepair, a refresh was probably overdue.

In addition, the client wanted to have new floors installed in the living room and the hallway to give these spaces a new look while keeping with decor and design style throughout.


In both the main family bathroom and the ensuite bathroom, we installed new shower baths and underfloor heating for year round comfort.

As well as these practical renovations, the client also wanted the look and feel of the main and ensuite bathrooms to be made lighter and brighter. Part of this involved creating and installing new custom sash style windows that are in keeping with the style of windows in the rest of the house.

One of the biggest challenges we faced in these bathroom renovations was the installation of a shower bath in each, as space was tight in both bathrooms and was not being used effectively.

However, we reoriented and reconfigured both bathrooms to include the new tubs, so that better use could be made of the available space and making them much more family friendly.

Key Features

  • Terrazzo look floor tiles
  • Canadian urban oak flooring
  • Shower baths in both the family and ensuite bathrooms
  • New custom cabinetry in the laundry
  • Custom windows in a classic sash style


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