TYPES OF HOUSES
start looking for land, or before you do any thing, clarify your
needs. What do you really want? If you are a working family, and
if you think you and your family deserves a good weekend in the
countryside, you may need a holiday bungalow. But if you are a
working bachelor who wants to settle down in Colombo, you may
need a medium family living house. Similarly if you were an unmarried
artist you would prefer a studio type house in the countryside.
pages will facilitate you in deciding the type of house you want.
you think you deserve a calm weekend go for a weekend stay house
in a remote area. You could preferably select a land for this
house, which is near a water body, rock, vegetation etc.
stay house should have a good garden. The house needs not to be
a very large place. This would be quite relaxing for townies.
is a more sophisticated version of the weekend stay house. A holiday
bungalow, when compared with a weekend stay house is large and
is equipped with almost all the facilities. This would preferably
be located in a leisurely area. It would have a number of terraces
with areas over looking a panoramic view.
is the common type of house that suits a working family, which
consists of 3-4 members. A small family house will have two bedrooms,
a living room, a dining room, kitchen and bathroom. These houses
could be custom designed to suit almost any type of a house. In
addition, these could be constructed low cost.
studio type house suits an artist or an architect etc. unmarried,
or a two-member family. It is usually more open- plan like building
with a lot of multi- use spaces.
apartments are found in dense urban situations; and they usually
are multi-story buildings. If you are a very busy man who needs
to be in touch of your work place 24 hours a day, an apartment
could be ideal for you. An apartment could be expensive than any
other house type when their floor areas are compared.
will usually have tow or three bedrooms, a living room, a pantry
and a bedroom. You may have to share parking, pools etc with your
neighbors. In addition, there will be some common facilities such
as security, pubs, leisure areas etc.
If you are
buying or apartment you will have to pay a maintenance fee in
addition to ordinary monthly bills.