dwelling house

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Noun1.Dwelling house - housing that someone is living indwelling house - housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
bathroom, bath - a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
bedchamber, bedroom, sleeping accommodation, sleeping room, chamber - a room used primarily for sleeping
cliff dwelling - a rock and adobe dwelling built on sheltered ledges in the sides of a cliff; "the Anasazi built cliff dwellings in the southwestern United States"
condo, condominium - one of the dwelling units in a condominium
den - a room that is comfortable and secluded
dinette - a small area off of a kitchen that is used for dining
dining room, dining-room - a room used for dining
dressing room - a room in which you can change clothes
family room - a recreation room in a private house
fixer-upper - a house or other dwelling in need of repair (usually offered for sale at a low price)
fireside, hearth - home symbolized as a part of the fireplace; "driven from hearth and home"; "fighting in defense of their firesides"
hermitage - the abode of a hermit
homestead - dwelling that is usually a farmhouse and adjoining land
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
housing, living accommodations, lodging - structures collectively in which people are housed
kitchen - a room equipped for preparing meals
lake dwelling, pile dwelling - dwelling built on piles in or near a lake; specifically in prehistoric villages
front room, living room, living-room, sitting room, parlor, parlour - a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax
indian lodge, lodge - any of various Native American dwellings
messuage - (law) a dwelling house and its adjacent buildings and the adjacent land used by the household
semi-detached house - a dwelling that is attached to something on only one side
vacation home - a dwelling (a second home) where you live while you are on vacation
yurt - a circular domed dwelling that is portable and self-supporting; originally used by nomadic Mongol and Turkic people of central Asia but now used as inexpensive alternative or temporary housing
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There was a short, narrow, gloomy lane or street, shut in between lofty dwelling houses, the lane often dark, always filthy, without sidewalks, a gutter running through the centre, over which, suspended from a rope, hung a dim oil lamp or two--such was the Rue St.
On the way to Bogucharovo, a princely estate with a dwelling house and farm where they hoped to find many domestic serfs and pretty girls, they questioned Lavrushka about Napoleon and laughed at his stories, and raced one another to try Ilyin's horse.
RIGA, Aug 12 (LETA) - Latvian construction authorities issued 998 permits for construction of new single dwelling houses, which was a rise of 9 percent from the respective period in 2018, the Central Statistical Bureau said.
"Revised proposals have now been received to provide 11 dwelling houses with oak cladding to the dwellings alongside the canal, in keeping with the earlier phase, and bricks to the properties fronting Old Church Road."
Maybe I'm misunderstood but I thought we had Article 4 of the Housing Act to limit changing private dwelling houses to a maximum of three unrelated occupants in Loughborough yet they still pass these planning applications, we are also supposed to have a threshold approach by which it looks at properties within a 100m of a proposed shared house and if there are already more than 20 per cent, this is the factor which indicates permission ought to be refused.
At the same time, the down payment for them will be 10 percent for two-, three-, four-, five-story multi-apartment (two- and three-room) and one-storey two and three-room accessible dwelling houses located on land plots with an area of 0.02 hectares 25 percent for two-story four-room semi-detached accessible houses on land plots with an area of 0.04 hectares and single-storey three-, four- and five-room accessible dwelling houses on land plots with an area of 0.06 hectares.
In total, 31 dwelling house burglaries, five attempts upon dwelling houses and one aggravated burglary."
To erect 168 dwelling houses with associated works (part alternative to 07RM/2300).
REF: M/FP/0586/13/P Address: Former Neighbourhood Centre, off St Pauls Road, Middlesbrough Proposal: Residential development of 26 dwelling houses with access, landscaping and car parking (demolition of existing building).
As many as seven dwelling houses and a post office were burnt in fire in the settlement of Vasilyevsky Khutov on April 19, Itar-Tass reported.
The Finance Act 2004 allows landlords to claim a deduction for the cost of installing cavity wall and loft insulation in dwelling houses against the rental income.