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Parents Build Nightclub Inside House So They 'Always Know' Where Children Are (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post  |  By Posted: 03/22/2012 1:39 pm Updated: 03/22/2012 2:11 pm

Kid Nightclub Million Dollar

It's 5 a.m., do you know where your children are?

For Claire Farrow, 44, and Ian Hogarth, 56, from West Kensington, England, it's much less of a concern since they took matters into their own hands and built a nightclub inside their own house, the Daily Mail Reports.

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The addition cost the couple around $1.5 million and comes complete with an illuminated dance floor, flashing lights, and a "professional DJ booth," for the enjoyment of their their son, 16, and daughter, 12, as well as their friends.

The club also includes a "wellness area," complete with a sauna and film-screening room.

Farrow told the Evening Standard that it was the perfect way to add to their home while making sure their children had fun under their own roof and out of harm's way.

"This was our dream house, everything we ever wanted," Farrow told the paper. "It keeps the teenagers under your roof so you know where they are."

Luxury aside, the move may not be bad solution for parents fighting to reign in underage drinking.

A study published this year by the Mayo Clinic concluded the cost of hospitalizations for underage drinking in the U.S. totals around $755 million a year, and parents are being the ones being held responsible.

"Our message is that parents need to continue to give very clear messages about family values, family expectations and family consequences," Diane Eckert, executive director of the Unified Prevention Coalition of Fairfax County, told the Washington Post.

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