Nobody actually likes doing laundry, but like death and taxes, it seems there’s always some to be done. If you’re going to spend time sorting, scrubbing and folding anyway, doesn’t it seem fitting to do it in a room you actually want to spend time in?
Full height cabinetry allows for easy concealment of brooms/mops/vacuum cleaner. Having the washer and dryer separated creates more benchspace in an already tight area. Perhaps framing the dryer with cabinetry would create a more streamlined look.
Laundry Rooms So Lovely That You (Really!) Wouldn't Mind Spending Time in Them