A car vault allows residents to lower a vehicle to ground level, just one of the souped-up features in this dramatic, multipurpose garage. The garage also features a catering area, a pet spa and parking for three cars.
HGTV Dream Home 2012 houses a private drive that leads to an incorporated garage, clad in fiber cement siding and topped with an asphalt shingle roof. A covered walkway, clad in durable composite decking, connects the garage to the family room.
Two-Car Garage Converted Into Efficient Studio Apartment
This converted 1920s garage doubles as apartment space for visiting guests as well as a workspace for the owner. Much of the space, including door hardware and the concrete flooring, were left as-is, but the termite-damaged door frames had to be replaced.
Meghan Bresnyan of Sweet B Organizing designed a floor-to-ceiling shelving unit in her Sonoma client’s garage to accommodate large bins filled with extra linens and overflow utility items. Each bin is clearly labeled by family member and room number.
The outbuilding of this historic Los Feliz home is multifunctional. The ground floor of the building plays host to the garage, which contains the family's collection of cars, while the second floor is home to the family's library, which is complete with reading nooks, a bathroom, a conference table and storage areas.
Sleek wooden chairs with simple white upholstery create a seating area at the potting station. When the project is done the table can fold up nicely and the chairs provide a place to relax and watch the game on the large flat screen television.