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Old 02-09-2012, 04:11 AM   #1
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front area options on the 30'

30 foot:

There seems to be two options for the front:
1. Bench seat that is across the front wall only
2. L-shaped bench seat
2. Recliner Chairs

This information is based on diagrams.

The diagram for option 1 shows a table which seems ideal for my use as a computer work station. However, I have yet to find a photo of this arrangement and wonder if it exists. Has anyone seen this layout? Does anyone own one?

In option 2, can the table be used as a work station with the recliner or will the user sit too far back in the recliner?

While I like the looks and the function of the recliners, I imagine the bench seat would be a better choice for use a work station.

I am considering buying an International Serenity 30 foot.

Thank you.

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Old 02-09-2012, 05:29 AM   #2
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Old 02-09-2012, 09:28 AM   #3
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Hello vasi, I'm a big fan of the L-lounges; here are a few reasons:

1) lawn chair storage below armrest
2) general storage below aft-facing section
3) more storage below side-facing section (in the 30')
4) even more storage forward of aft-facing seat back
5) exterior 'basement' storage compartment on streetside (in the 30')
6) it turns into a bed
7) SOLID support for all seating surfaces (unlike standard RV sofas)
8) cheaper & easier to change cushions when the time comes
9) reasonably comfortable seating for guests
10) comfortable enough for reclining (when the guests finally leave)
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Old 02-09-2012, 10:45 AM   #4
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We too, are about to purchase a 30' Serenity. We love the L shaped couch and we're getting it in the Taupe Ultraleather. I have had a couple folks from this forum tell me that this couch is very uncomfortable and others tell me the 2 lounge chairs are better. Since I am a Newbie, I'm trying to do all the research before ordering mine. I still maintain, as does fmrcaptevil-that there is more storage options with the L shaped couch and even though I'm sure the recliners are super comfortable, to me-they seem to waste lots of space. I'm open to hear any and all opinions, however. I just love the Serenity 30' and can't wait till the day I own it. Cheers!!
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Old 02-09-2012, 11:56 AM   #5
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We have the 30 ft Flying Cloud. We find the front couch to be extremely versatile. The table will slide closer to the couch which makes it easier to use as a work station/computer desk. It will fold out halfway for use by one person, or if you unfold it completely it is great having a group over for a meal or game night. When not in use it folds up and leaves us with lots of floor space. We use a storage ottoman for a foot stool, and in transit we stow out bicycles in front of the couch. It's the best use of space for us.
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