142 flats and maisonettes
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142 flats and maisonettes case study. by T. P. Holmes

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Published .
Written in English

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As nouns the difference between flat and maisonette is that flat is an area of level ground or flat can be (archaic|new england|now chiefly british) an apartment while maisonette is a small house. As an adjective flat is having no variations in height. As an adverb flat is so as to be flat. As a verb flat is (poker slang) to make a flat call; to call without.   A flat is all on one level, a maisonette is basically a flat with an upstairs within a building of other flats, however, some maisonettes have their own entrance for instance they are above shops with their own side entrance, but so do some flats e.g. basement flats. A two bedroom first floor maisonette with a private rear garden, parking facility, no chain, residue of an approximate year lease, accommodation ideal for the discerning first time or investment purchaser and a most convenient location within yards or so of the River Thames and adjacent.   A maisonette is a house on top of another house or flat. Where a flat has all its rooms on one level, a maisonette has two levels with its own internal stairs. An Upper maisonette is obviously the one above (not on ground level). There will either be a single storey flat or a two storey house on the ground level, and then yours is above this.

The word ‘maisonette’ is a very broad term that has a number of different potential meanings, some of which are dependent on location. The word maisonette is derived from the French ‘maisonnette’, meaning 'a little house'. In France therefore it can refer to almost any domestic property, although it is generally used to describe holiday cottages or flats.   “If buildings are built and maintained correctly, walls, floors and doors in flats and maisonettes give you protection from fire – a minimum of 30 to 60 minutes – so, if there is a fire. Book Online. Maisonettes. Adults + Child. Maisonettes (38 m2) are on the first floor, consist of two separate spaces (attic and living room), have a balcony with sea view and feature: A double bed (attic) A double-bed couch; A sofa that can be converted into a single bed; Baby bed (after request). Superbly located in the heart of Hampstead Village, a beautifully presented garden maisonette, interior designed to an exceptional standard and uniquely crafted in a manner which maximises natural light throughout. This highly desirable family home provides 1, sq ft ( .