As with any relationship, there must be compromises. I’ve finally hit on a design Terry is enthusiastic about and I can live with. It will suit our needs in the short term and can be expanded gracefully. An additional bath and bedrooms can be added to the west end.
I don’t have things I wanted (separate shower, for one), but I can live with the result. If we add on I can move the washer and dryer and make that space into a shower. I’d like to have a separate area for the toilet, but with this design I don’t have enough wiggle room to do that elegantly.
A little tweaking of the design gives me dual sinks in the bathroom and a toilet not visible from either the office or the bedroom (personal peeve).
A little bit of a bump in the bathroom with a bit of judicious repositioning and the washer and dryer have their own separate space and I’ve gained additional storage. By stretching the office a little bit it’s now big enough for my desk and my quilting.