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town house

1. a person's town residence as distinct from his country residence
2. another name (now chiefly Scot) for town hall
3. US and Canadian a house that is part of a terrace
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Town house

An urban building, without sideyards; containing one residence on one or more floors.
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town house

1. A comfortable-to-luxurious dwelling in an urban environment.
2. One of a series of houses constructed in an unbroken row, separated by party walls, often with a relatively flat roof.
3. An upscale row house.
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They may also prefer a "lock up and go" lifestyle and elect the town house option.
Soon, the Town Houses will be joined by 10 FAB houses, designed by architect George Clarke of Amazing Spaces fame.
Selectmen said this week the board is negotiating terms of a contract with GDA and would continue working closely with the Town House Advisory Committee.
(From left) Cllr Angie O'Grady, Town House pub and landlord Gareth Davies
. Town house for sale at pounds 435,000 with Joan Hopkin estate agents (01248 810847)
Located within Al Hamra Village, the exclusive mixed-use community development project in Ras Al Khaimah, Phase 3 of the Royal Breeze development consists of 5 residential buildings, 170 Type A town houses and 136 Type C town houses.
3 THE COURTYARD, BRIDGEND Guide price: pounds 895,000 Agents: Knight Frank, Stratford office Tel: 01789 297735 A stylish town house boasting views of Warwick Castle.
Critical of how architectural historiographies have underestimated both the practical and conceptual importance of town residences for the owner/occupier, Stewart's narrative sets out to examine and, indeed, complicate the role, function and meaning of the city dwelling for those 'who may have had some choice as to whether or not to take a town house, rather than the London-based middling classes whose town home was their principal and most often sole residence'.
THIS three storey town house with garage is available on an unfurnished basis.
A new-build 3-storey town house with en-suite to main bedroom plus family bathroom and French doors to the garden.
And there were words of support from people such as Joel Palmer, a landlord in faded jeans and a navy polo shirt who lives in a town house on South Ninth Street.