Definition of garden apartment in US English:

garden apartment


  • 1A low-rise apartment complex with landscaped gardens or lawns.

    • ‘Built in 1911 as a European-style garden apartment complex, the Bain (once the Riverdale Courts apartments) became one of Ontario's first co-ops in 1977.’
    • ‘In 1959, she opened a gallery in a garden apartment on East 67th Street in Manhattan, before moving, in 1975, to a large space on 57th Street.’
    • ‘If you go to the typical suburban garden apartment parking lot during the daytime, the lots will be substantially vacant.’
    • ‘Phase 1 consists of 51 units, featuring a selection of magnificent four and five bed detached homes and gardens ranging from €369,950 to €625,950, as well as a selection of garden apartments and duplexes ranging from €159,950 to €274,950.’
    • ‘He and his family all lived in the garden apartment, and his mother lived nearby.’
    • ‘His apartment opened unto a courtyard, shared by his garden apartment neighbors.’
    • ‘She lives in a garden apartment in Portland, Oregon, where children roll in the grass and run barefoot across lawns in the summer light.’
    • ‘‘I knew I was different from the very beginning,’ he told me, relaxing at his garden apartment in Chelsea.’
    • ‘When the guests exceed even the courtyard - as they often do, depending on the season - they sit in the small kitchen or at the tables set up outside the front door of the garden apartment.’
  • 2A ground-floor unit of an apartment building, with access to a garden or lawn.

    • ‘Ground floor or garden apartments have French windows leading out to their own patio areas.’
    • ‘On offer are two-bedroom garden apartments priced from €189,000 and measuring 69 square metres and three-bedroom duplex houses priced from €222,000 and measuring 111 square metres.’
    • ‘Names are also being taken for the three-bed duplex units and the two-bed garden apartments, which are due to be launched soon.’
    • ‘The Company has executed a non-contingent contract to purchase 600 garden apartment units in the Harrisburg, PA. market.’
    • ‘This is a Victorian villa style residence with two self contained garden apartments to the rear.’