Having had hi-fi gear set up in lots of different places I know how much impact the room has. Years ago I lived in a flat with a huge living room and loads of space around the speakers and it sounded fantastic even with basic kit. My current place is better in nearly every way (kitchen bigger than a cupboard, bathroom with a window, garage) but i've not found a good way to set up the stereo.
If the link works this is a floor plan of my living room (a previous owner knocked the front and back rooms into one). Up to now I've had the speakers on the LH wall pointing across the front (top) half of the room with chairs opposite but I'm sure I'm not getting the best sound I could. Anyone got any suggestions that don't involve buying a new house? I will soon be re-decorating and I'm due to buy a new stereo (probably UnitiQute, turntable on a shelf and speakers yet to be auditioned) so it's a good opportunity to be creative.