How to Add a Secret Passage between Kids' Bedrooms:
Hidden passageways and secret rooms are perfect places for kids to read, play, and hang out.
The entrance to the secret room is "hidden" by what looks like a typical attic access door. The height of the doors and room are designed exclusively for kids.
Before and After Floor Plans - How to Create a Secret Room:
See how you can add a secret passage to your Raleigh new home, in these before and after floor plan images.
See the before and after floor plans:
"Before" Floor Plan, The Hopkins by Frank Betz
The Hopkins, a Raleigh custom home floor plan by Frank Betz, was customized to add a secret passageway between the two upstairs Kids' Bedrooms.
"After" Floor Plan, The Sawyer by Stanton Homes
Here is what we modified.
First, we converted the Jack and Jill bathroom into a Buddy Bath with hallway access. This eliminated the need for additional doors inside the kids' bedrooms, and gave us a little more space for the secret room.
Then, we added a second access door to the built in attic storage area, inside Bedroom 2.
Finally, we finished the secret room with drywall, carpet, and paint - making it part of the home.
Would you know there is a hidden secret room behind this access door?
Make the most of your second story floor plan - and maximize square footage - with these new home design ideas:
- Replace the "two story height living room" with a second story bonus room. See how to add a bonus room, without losing out on a second story overlook, here.
- Move the laundry room upstairs, and add a drop zone or mudroom downstairs. See how to modify a two story foyer into a laundry room, and expand a hallway into a drop zone storage system, here.
- Add a wrap-around front porch to your home - by modifying the exterior. See the before and after, here.
Raleigh New Home Builders:
Ready to build your new home in the Raleigh, NC area? Contact Stanton Homes at 919-278-8070 or visit www.StantonHomes.com to learn more about building an custom home. We'll show you all the ways you can modify a floor plan - including the best places to add a secret passage or room.