Split-level house

Split-level house

A house with a kitchen, dining, and living room area on the main floor, with stairs leading up to the bedrooms at a half-story higher; other stairs may lead downward from the main floor to a family room or utility room.

split-level house

A house having its living room area on the main floor, with stairs leading upward to the bedrooms approximately a half-story higher; and other stairs leading downward, a half-story lower, to the kitchen and/or dining areas and to a laundry or utility room; often has no attic, cellar, or porch for reasons of economy.
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In the past, the typical home often consisted of a white picket fence, a small patch of green and a split-level house.
The man was still in the lower level of a split-level house on the 1400 block of East Green Lane in Mount Prospect when firefighters arrived about 12:15 p.m.
Tito Sotto hosted a boodle dinner for two members of the barkada celebrating a milestone at the couple's environment-friendly (because surrounded by trees and other greens) split-level house in White Plains, Quezon City.
It was a simpler time, and her interest in architecture sprang from a fictional split-level house with an Astroturf lawn.
Description: A three-bedroom, two-bathroom split-level house with 2,763 square feet of space, two decks and a 45-square-foot attached garage.
Firefighters rescued a cat from the home and labeled the split-level house uninhabitable.
This split-level house has an office, cloakroom, lounge, conservatory, open plan living dining/kitchen, four bedrooms and two bathrooms.
Grandpa lived in a split-level house with forced-air heating and cooling.
Tuesday's auction of the five Lane County houses took place inside 451 Brookside Drive, a split-level house in the trees.
Two years ago my husband and I, empty nesters for more than 20 years, moved from our four-bedroom split-level house to a three-bedroom condo and from a car-dependent life to an apartment community one and a half blocks from Washington, D.C.'s Metro.
The first split-level house may have been the one built per Frank Lloyd Wright's 1908 design for Isabel Roberts in River Forest, Illinois.
Description: Split-level house with 3,053 square feet, 2,824 square foot finished basement, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, built in 2000, 624 square foot attached garage, 800 square foot deck; marine and territorial view.