Definition of Californian bungalow in English:

Californian bungalow


NZ, Australian
  • A single-storey home in a comparatively plain style, popular from the early twentieth century.

    ‘they wanted a nice Californian bungalow with polished floorboards’
    • ‘On offer for the first time in 60 years, this original Californian bungalow is on a 700-square-metre block.’
    • ‘The 1918 Californian bungalow, where she has hosted artist talks and which has featured in artists' trails, stands out in this suburb known for villas.’
    • ‘Extensive work on this Californian bungalow has resulted in a stylish abode with a good, zoned floor plan.’
    • ‘The splendour of this Californian bungalow's decorative features sits remarkably easily against the inevitable concessions to modernity.’
    • ‘In the 1930s, developers built several hundred Californian bungalows in Ormond.’
    • ‘After World War I, Californian bungalows - low-slung, two to three-bedroom homes with deep porches and bay windows - answered the demand for more middle and lower income housing in suburbs along the electric tram lines, such as Mt Eden and Balmoral.’
    • ‘Despite the shared driveway, neighbouring industrial area and the front fence slanting like the tower of Pisa, the three-bedroom, double brick Californian bungalow sold $148,000 over reserve for $1,202,000.’
    • ‘The 1950's Californian bungalow has been kept, until recently.’
    • ‘This Californian bungalow on a 619 square metre block has an updated bathroom and kitchen, and is in walking distance of the train station.’
    • ‘This place on Ardmillan Road is a template for the area, with its Californian bungalow bones and contemporary renovation creating an elegant house with a neat, user-friendly floor plan.’