Our master bathroom was typical of '80s homes. There was a vanity area that was basically in the bedroom because there wasn't a door, and then a pocket door into another room with a small shower stall, a large soaking tub (which we never used), and carpet! Yes, our bathroom was carpeted - except, thankfully, for a small section of vinyl by the shower & toilet. We completely gutted the space & put in a walk in shower where the soaking tub used to be. This shower is one of the best decisions ...