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House style definition: coach house

What exactly is a coach house property? Is it a particular property style, or is there something else to do with it?

Asked on Jul 11 2016, General in London | Report content

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  • It could mean a conversion from an original coach house or stable. Or it could just be a developers description of a house with most of the accommodation above a garage. [see also 'what is a mews']

    Answered on Jul 12 2016, Report content
  • Hi Romesh, A coach house is any property converted from an old outbuilding originally built for a horse-drawn carriage. In rural areas coach houses are usually single story, but those on larger estates and in traditionally rich locales are more elaborate. Today, they're some of the most prestigious property styles, with coach house conversions proving endearingly popular. Many thanks, Nicoletta

    Answered on Jul 12 2016, Report content

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