Definition of carriage house in US English:

carriage house


North American
  • A building for housing a horse-drawn carriage, typically such a building that has been converted into a dwelling.

    • ‘Charles Eaton purchased thirty acres of land, and by 1890 the family had moved into a newly built estate called Riso Rivo, where Eaton had a studio above the carriage house.’
    • ‘Across campus, in an old carriage house converted into a tap studio, Grant teaches a daunting tap passage by reciting just the rhythms.’
    • ‘The tour includes 10 rooms and the ballroom in the house, and the carriage house.’
    • ‘Wright's original plans for the grounds still exist, and proper vegetation will again adorn the grounds as will the extensive pergola that joins the main house with the carriage house.’
    • ‘Chang and Skeen regularly host staff meetings at their house at nights and on weekends, and they plan to convert a carriage house into a formal conference room.’


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