living area

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dwelling unit

One or more rooms in a building designed as living accommodations for one or more families.
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He said the mother told the police that when she did not hear the sound of the children playing, she searched for them in the bedroom and toilet but found only the younger boy in the living area, he said.
The living area is white, with some carefully chosen accent colors like blue and gold.
Permanently installed speakers are typically powered by a dedicated receiver or amplifier that can be placed near your outdoor living area. You can choose a system where the speakers and receiver amplifier are either connected by wires, Bluetooth or via Wi-Fi, as is possible with Bose's SoundTouch or Sonos' "Connect:Amp" outdoor wireless systems.
The living area is located to the back of the apartment, is split into two parts and has stunning views.
A well designed home should always have ample light streaming through windows or French doors into a living area. The main door is usually referred to as the mouth of the house and this too plays an extremely important role in enhancing the chi (energy) of the house.
As you continue to explore this home you will reach a superb gallery landing which overlooks the main living area and is surrounded by original woodworks.
The Hosiery Factory (GBP5.61 m) and The Shoe and Boot Factory (GBP 8.86m) was converted in 2015 It is a direct-let student accommodation property with 107 beds across a mix of three to nine bedroom apartments, each of which has its own kitchen and living area.
Full of character, the property in Ellys Road has four double bedrooms, a sitting room and a large open-plan living area, kitchen, utility room and WC.
Upon entering, the flowing arrangement of the lower floor is evident with clear sight to the kitchen, living area and sitting room.
"It is possible that under the new standard the living area is a bit larger, but there will be no 150 sq.m.
This project is a part of a living area in the northern part of the city Langen where in total 240 residential units will be developed.