One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A basement or ground floor flat which opens on to a garden.
- ‘So it was no coincidence that the magnificent Edinburgh garden flat - within easy reach of the West End and Princes Street - featured last week belonged to the papers' editorial director, John, a former editor of Scotland On Sunday.’
- ‘The entrance to the mews or garden flat is from the lane behind the main house, and it has the appearance of a country cottage.’
- ‘‘We're worried of what might happen when you ride into the unknown and, since we have the garden flat that isn't occupied at the moment we want you to stay,’ she rambled on, hoping her words made sense to the other girl.’
- ‘I walked through the front door of her garden flat, gazing closely at paintings, photographs, books, manuscripts and so on.’
- ‘The tenants in her lovely one-bed garden flat in north London are moving out in September.’
- ‘We bought a two-bed garden flat barely two minutes’ walk away.’
- ‘A friend of mine whose offer had just been accepted for a north London garden flat came into work with a long face.’
- ‘Offers over #235,000 are invited for the ground floor flat and #240,000 for the lower ground and garden flats.’
- ‘They're a typical Shanghai family and their comfortable new home is a ground floor garden flat in a typical new Minhang residential complex with large communal spaces.’
- ‘The house has four bedrooms as well as an additional adjoining garden flat which has its own kitchen, sitting room and three bedrooms.’
- ‘We are eternally grateful to our neighbours, for making available their garden flat which had been purpose-built for a disabled person to live in.’
- ‘Here's your chance to rent a garden flat which has been stylishly renovated yet retains its character feel.’
- ‘Overnight, he fled with his family to the British High Commission here after an unknown gang tried to break into his garden flat.’
- ‘Alex wandered over to the garden flat and briefly paused by the door before knocking on it.’
- ‘She loves London enough to own a garden flat in Notting Hill Gate.’
- ‘When I was growing up in West London, there was a tanned and balding gay man in the garden flat on one side, who put bottleglass swirled panels into his kitchen leaded windows.’
- ‘I have a friend who, at 55, tired of devoting herself to good works and family in the country, carefully chose a garden flat in which she could stay even if she got shaky on her pins, and moved into London to have some fun.’
- ‘Offers in excess of #575,000 are invited for the main house, and in excess of #175,000 for the garden flat.’
- ‘The garden flat, agents say, could be sold for up to £300,000, and the first-floor flat for £275,000.’
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