French doors


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French doors

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(Architecture) US and Canadian a pair of casement windows extending to floor level and opening onto a balcony, garden, etc. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): French windows
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TIt includes a hall, lounge with square bay window, dining room with French doors to the back garden and kitchen breakfasting room with integrated appliances.
Lower-level living and entertaining spaces include a living room with a fireplace and four sets of French doors, a separate dining room with French doors that lead to a city-view terrace, and a library/den with floor-to-ceiling open bookshelves and more French doors that open to the front courtyard.
There are two reception rooms, one described as a snug or a breakfast room, which is duel aspect and has French doors to the garden.
The generous lounge, with feature inglenook and inset canopy style log burner, stone hearth and large beam over has French doors leading to the garden and double doors into the open-plan kitchen.
Downstairs includes cloak/WC in hall, lounge with a box bay window and a dining room and kitchen with French doors leading out to decking.
The family room has French doors, tiled flooring and a range of fitted cabinets.
A stylish kitchen/breakfast room with a stainless steel range cooker has French doors leading to an outside decking area, where you can literally sit back with a glass of chilled wine and watch the bobbing boats.
Inside, the central hallway is spacious and light and leads to French doors at the back of the house.
There is lift access to each floor, with the apartment having its own self-contained entrance hall which has French doors leading out to a balcony.
This beautiful property is flooded with light from large windows and French doors which provide breathtaking views of over half an acre of private landscaped gardens.
83) had an overhead garage door that looked like French doors.
French doors also offer the ergonomics of a traditional bottom mount, as these units feature the refrigerator on top, eliminating the need to bend over to retrieve commonly used food items.