In San Francisco, architect Christi Azevedo transformed a disused former laundry room into an amazing multi-level guesthouse. Originally built in 1916, the brick structure sits behind the residence on a teensy footprint. It had not been used in some time and had fallen into disrepair before the owners decided to renovate.
The brick guesthouse measures just 8′ 2″ x 11′ 6″ feet, or approximately 93 square feet. The guesthouse may be small, but it has enough space to include a full kitchen tucked along the back wall. The open concept living room has a comfortable couch with a table used for both coffee and dining.
Luckily, the building also came with super tall ceilings, so the architect designed a mezzanine level to house the sleeping area and bathroom at the top of a ship’s ladder. A built-in wardrobe with drawers offers guests a place to tuck away their belongings. The bathroom is compact but smartly designed, including a stainless steel medicine cabinet, a small sink, a wall-mounted toilet, and a 42″ square bath. Guests can even take a shower, thanks to the in-floor drain.
The bed practically floats, positioned next to a clear glass landing adjacent the water closet. As with most tiny abodes, this little guesthouse has clever, hidden storage throughout. The headboard over the queen mattress conceals hinged storage cubbies, perfect for stashing some bedtime reading material or even a midnight snack.
Images via Cesar Rubio for Azevedo Design.