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 (sĕm′ē-dĭ-tăcht′, sĕm′ī-)
Attached to something on one side only: a semidetached house.


a. (of a building) joined to another on one side by a common wall
b. (as noun): they live in a suburban semidetached.


(ˌsɛm i dɪˈtætʃt, ˌsɛm aɪ-)

1. partly detached.
2. (of a house) joined to another house by a common wall.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.semidetached - attached on one side only; "a semidetached house"
detached - used of buildings; standing apart from others; "detached houses"; "a detached garage"


[ˌsɛmɪdɪˈtætʃt] adj semidetached housecasetta a schiera
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3-bed detached and semidetached two storey dwellings (Type 3); - 4 no.
The scheme, on land west of Greenwood, off Cornhill Road, proposes four semidetached, two-bedroom homes; 12 semi-detached, two-bedroom bungalows; six detached, threebedroom houses; six semidetached, three-bedroom properties; and two detached, four-bedroom dwellings.
Their standout track, Theme From Grimm, is a coruscating attack on social conformity and features some suitably Mark E Smithinspired invective ('This goes out to all the semidetached people living in their semi-detached houses living their semidetached lives').
Kirklees, however, bucked this trend with detached houses seeing a larger increase in price in the past decade up 5.8% compared with a 4.5% increase for semidetached property.
Over the same period, the price of a terraced home has increased by 41%, the price of a semidetached home has increased by 32%, the price of a bungalow has lifted by 28% and the price of a detached home has seen a 21% increase.
As well as having an open plan layout, the semidetached houses located in the converted mill boast a spiral staircase leading to the first floor, in addition to a dedicated study room on the ground floor.
Abode: 0151 601 3003 SEMI-DETACHED Epping Grove, Childwall, PS247,950 A spacious semidetached in a culde-sac, this four bedroom house has good schools nearby.
WHO: Dixons 0121 673 1554 WHERE: Swan Crescent, Oldbury WHAT: Much improved traditional style semidetached offering hallway, through lounge/ dining room, open plan kitchen/breakfast room, three bedrooms and bathroom with electric shower.
The borough offers a mixture of terrace and semidetached houses, with average property prices pounds 190,000.
"This has lead to a shift away from traditional semidetached and detached homes towards a greater number of flats, maisonettes and traditional terraced housing schemes." Today, flats and maisonettes make up to 44 per cent of new homes built in Britain whereas semi-detached properties only account for 15 per cent.
"The detached home continues its resurgence, with our figures showing that house builders are building the highest number of detached properties for over a decade, with semidetached homes also at their highest level in more than 20 years.
Halifax found that semidetached homes have risen in popularity among first-time buyers.