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split-level

(of a house, room, etc.) having the floor level of one part about half a storey above or below the floor level of an adjoining part
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The split-level home in the exclusive area of Llanblethian has an air of the executive and promises a lifestyle to match for any prospective buyers.
So while the basic structure of the story remains unchanged, perhaps somewhat of a warning to children to respect the privacy of others' homes, the illustrations convey volumes of education in form, function and design in the artistic furnishing of the split-level home of the bears in the middle of the forest.
Grand Designs (9.00pm) Kevin McCloud revisits a couple who set out to build a spectacular split-level home. The project was expected to be completed quickly, but without any prior experience, managing the complicated project proved a real challenge.
Kevin McCloud revisits Thomas and Dervla O'Hare, a couple who set out to build a split-level home cascading down an almost vertical hillside in Belfast.
This was certainly the case for Mark Mackmiller, CR, owner of Mackmiller Design + Build in Eden Prairie, Minn., who remodeled a split-level home for a mother who adopted three special-needs children under age 9.
NO STOPPING US NOW: The Hoffmans have had as many as 13 children living with them in their five-bedroom split-level home with a large fenced yard.
Originally founded by Bobbie Gottlieb and her late husband Robert and called Two Plus Three-which represented the couple and their three sons-the company began as a supplier of Pop-Art inflatables, and the couple worked out of the nursery in their split-level home. "It was fun product aimed at teenagers," explained Bobbie Gottlieb.
Q I recently moved into a split-level home and noticed a lot of rain runoff on several inside corners of the roof.
Last year a mystery woman camped beneath the floor of his split-level home and hid there for an astonishing four days.
David's split-level home boasts leather sofas, a designer kitchen and two roof terraces.
Hovind, who runs a "creation science" group in Pensacola, Fla., reportedly has no credentials in science but does have graduate degrees in "Christian education" from Patriot University, an institution Michael described as a place that "more resembles a split-level home than a place of higher learning." Hovind's main claim to fame is that he wrote several anti-evolution comic books for notorious fundamentalist tract publisher Jack Chick.
Their split-level home is furnished with the Queen Anne chairs and Duncan Phyfe furniture they bought 15 years ago.