half landing

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halfpace, half-space landing

A stair landing at the junction of two flights which reverses the direction of horizontal progress, making a turn of 180°. Such a landing extends the width of both flights plus the well.
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Five of the bedrooms are on the first floor, reached via a staircase which has a fantastic leaded and stained glass window with a fox and leaf scene on the half landing. At 9'6" high, this is a beautiful feature of the house.
Stairs lead from the reception hall to a second half landing with access to bedroom five with en-suite and bedroom six.
From the half landing, a door opens to the conservatory.
A magnificent balustrade staircase leads to a half landing which includes the study.
The second floor is accessed by the original dog-leg staircase with leaded and stained glass window on the half landing, leading to bedrooms four and five.
A single-flight stair to one side links all levels, with the shop and home sharing a half landing through a connecting door, and an attic level 'store room' doubles as a curious penthouse sleeping cell for guests.
A sweeping staircase with timber balustrading rises from the reception hall to a first floor housing a half landing with feature window and separate walk-in linen cupboard, leading to the six bedrooms, one of which is en suite, and a house bathroom.
Approached via a recessed, arched porch entrance with ceramic-tiled floor and mat-well, the ground floor accommodation comprises a reception hall, half landing, cloakroom, rear living room, sitting room/dining room, breakfast kitchen, laundry and timber stores.
A half landing leads to a double bedroom with en suite, second bedroom and bathroom.
A staircase rises from the dining room to a half landing, which gives access to two bedrooms, one of which has a walk-in wardrobe that could be converted into an en-suite shower room.
If you light an area in the distance -like a half landing beyond the entrance hall,or a garden -your eye will be drawn to the brightest point, so increasing the sense of space.