walk-out basement

American basement

A floor of a building partly above and partly below grade level, often serving as the entrance level to the building. Also see basement. Also called a walk-out basement.
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These can include soaring cathedral ceilings, walk-out basements, expanded dens and open lofts.
Even multifamily communities on infill sites, such as the Buckhead area in uptown Atlanta, are showing finished, walk-out basements.
Where the topography is appropriate, Centex offers enhanced, walk-out basements in all move-up product lines, starting with single-family homes in the $130s and topping out at $400,000.