So, she added a shed to her half-acre lot in Westlake Village in Los Angeles county. She’d run her music consultancy, Moxy Entertainment, out of a house workplace off the kitchen of her 5,500-square-foot home for years. But with her 17-year-old son, 21-year-old daughter and her husband all at home with her full time, she couldn’t focus. “There was an extreme amount of activity and power in the house,” she said. Because the sport of musical office House Design chairs couldn’t last indefinitely, the couple started work on a $200,000 addition this summer season, a project that may add a family room, deck, mudroom and move a rest room. Once the house is full in January, Mr. and Ms. Meehan intend to say the entrance of the home as the quiet adult work house and relinquish the addition to their kids.
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