Setting up my new room

I am trying to figure out how to setup my new room and since its unfurnished the world is basically my oyster. Not a particularly large room though so I am trying to thoughtfully plan things out. I do have a lot of outdoor private space on a large balcony though so I will plan out that space as well. I have started above with the desk im thinking about buying. And here below is a quick layout I put together using a website aptly named “floor plan creator”.

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I have not taken any measurements so this is likely not really to scale. I think I will go take actual measurements before buying any furniture just to make things exact. My general plan is to put my full sized bed on the right side and then go purchase an L shaped desk of some sort for the left side. I like the idea of being able to look out the window while at my desk. Below are some actual pictures I took of the room:

Yes that is a rockauto box with car parts in that stack. The entirety of that stack is tools, parts, and other car related project things.
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The closet is of decent size with dual clothing racks and plenty of space for most of my stuff. There are also shelves above on one side and I plan to add some shelving to the other side. Eventually I will need decoration as well which will consist of some car posters, ski posters, and some trail maps. If anybody has suggestions for desks to look into Im all ears since I am not very creative. Kind of considering a cool pine desk I saw on craigslist but transporting it would be a pain versus amazon straight to the door.

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I’m kinda more excited about the outdoor space though. I am in southern california so the whole “seasons” thing doesnt really exist here. So I absolutely will be making use of my balcony. I have a couch at home right now that is a bit ratty and would be perfect for outdoor use. Then I will need a legitimate outdoor patio table and some nice furniture. I forsee myself eating dinner out there quite often and just enjoying the mountain views. While I hope to interact with the other housemates its nice to know that I have quite a bit of truly private space to enjoy as well.

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The master bedroom does connect to the balcony as well but he doesnt use it and told me to use the space as I want to. I will just be setting up an area on my half though and leaving the rest as open area.

There are a few things in need of repair (like that screen door) but I hope I can get the owner to help out in getting that done. He seems like a busy guy so I will gladly help out in doing the work to install if he will foot the bill for something like a new door there. Minor things like that and the blinds in my room being a bit janky. Easily fixed though so im not too worried.

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So far my only furniture in the room is a lamp that I wasnt using in my current place along with more boxes stacked up in the closet. I wont be moving over the couch and bed for another couple weeks but I would still like to buy the desk asap and get working on my outdoor area. Definitely will need outdoor lighting of some sort, much more lighting for indoors, and plenty of decorations.

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But this will surely be the best decoration to have!

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