New Homebuilders' Updated Glossary of Terms

Posted by Bloom Realty on Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 at 1:00am.

Indoor Outdoor Transparency:  Employing three or four, floor to ceiling glass pocket sliding doors between the Living/Dining/Kitchen (LDR) space and Lanai that open up to create one contiguous space running from the refrigerator to the pool.

Living/Dining/Kitchen (LDR) combo space: No walls demarcating anything on the first floor except the bathrooms.

“Space”: room

Patio: Lanai (usually “extended” Lanai)

Dedicated Media Wall:  Pre-wired living or family room wall to accept a 80” or larger television, with surround sound and multiple gaming consoles.

Multifunction Kitchen Island: An island that comprises one half to three quarters of the kitchen footprint to be used for crafting, homework, science projects, buffets, overflow seating, air hockey.  

Shower Steam Bath: A shower large enough for 4 or more persons, plumbed to replicate a resort/fitness center style steam room.

Walk in Pantry: Main level storage bunker off of of kitchen “space” to store bulk purchases form Costco. 

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