close up play room closet behind, utility room. open it like this to make laundry closet at the back door. Enclose the water heater. use space where w/d are now at right of door as a little built in seat for bags & coat hooks over it.
One idea: close area off with shelved doors. Unique Small Laundry Room Ideas – Dmada Love this idea. Add space from where the Hall comes out, but closet doors on Laundry room and use the other side as a pantry!