How to describe my dream house

In order to describe the house of your dream successfully, you have to know a few things such as:

  • The parts of the house vocabulary
  • Adjectives to describe a house
  • Grammar structures to piece your ideas together

About the house

Kinds of Houses

  • Flat
  • Apartment
  • Bungalow
  • Cottage
  • Terraced-house
  • Semi-detached house

Parts of the House

  • porch
  • yard
  • backyard
  • bedroom
  • living room
  • roof
  • bathroom
  • rooms
  • drive way
  • garage
  • laundry room
  • Kitchen
  • Fireplace
  • Dining room
  • Attic
  • Hall

Grammar

Adjectives to Describe a House

These are the most common adjectives to describe the house of your dreams.

Spacious/Huge: very big e.g. The bedroom is spacious/huge

Elegant: Attractively decorated, e.g. The rooms are elegant

Traditional: Old fashioned, e.g. She has old fashioned furniture

Minimalistic: Simple design, e.g. Her house is very minimalistic

Picturesque: Like a picture, visually attractive, e.g. The villa is very Picturesque

Luxurious: Expensively styled, e.g. I stayed in a luxurious hotel

There is and There are

The structure that it is commonly used to talk about your house is there is and there are.

We use there is and there are when we first refer to the existence or presence of someone or something.

Singular form

There is/There’s

  • There is a porch
  • There is a yard
  • There is a swimming pool
Plural Form

There are

  • There are two bedroom
  • There are two bathrooms
  • There are three balconies

Present Simple

Review Usage
The verb have
  • My house has six bedroom
  • The bedroom has two big windows
  • My house has a huge garden with an enormous swimming pool.
  • My house has four floors
  • My dream house has a big gaming room with a gaming set, a great sound system and a comfortable armchair.
The verb be 
  • My house is beautiful
  • My house is near the beach
  • It’s a nice house with all comforts
  • The neighborhood is a luxurious residential area
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How to describe my dream house