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We can all use a little extra pampering these days. That’s probably why wellness areas are one of the hottest features among luxury homeowners. If you want a place where you can treat yourself to a spa day without having to go outside, here are a few tips for designing the perfect wellness area right on your property.

Identify Your Features
One of the first things to consider is what sort of features you want, and there are certainly plenty to choose from. Today, it’s not uncommon to find a home wellness space designed with a meditation studio, massage room, sauna and steam room, however, all that really matters is that it meets your own personal needs.

Choose the Right Space
Once you have a clear idea of the features, you can then pick out where it will be located. The basement is a popular place for homeowners to create their own little sanctuary, but if you want to capture natural light and outdoor views, then a secluded wing of the house might be your best option. For those who have multiple dwellings on their property, converting a small cottage or guest house into a wellness area means you won’t have to sacrifice any space within your home. 

Focus on the Design
Ideally, it should feel like this is your own private retreat, which may require working with an architect or designer who has experience in the wellness space to create just the right ambience. Every detail, such as lighting, textures and sounds, should be carefully considered to ensure this is a haven of tranquility.

Connect to Nature
From the soothing sounds of a water feature to relaxing views overlooking a garden, this should be a place where you can unplug from technology and reconnect with nature. In our modern lives that are filled with screen time, a wellness space that embraces the outdoors will provide you with a much needed break from the digital world.