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The Block - Rod and Tania's european laundry
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not many examples of combined bathroom/laundry... like: simple bench, storage, 'built-in' machines. dislike: obviously I can't have a door to separate.
compact european bathroom- laundry - Google Search
That's a nice stack of laundry equipment. European sized laundry machines are also appealing. It'd be expensive though.