a.1.Of or pertaining to the kitchen, or the servants' quarters; hence, subordinate; menial.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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On the ground floor there is an entrance storm porch, spacious reception hall with understair WC, two reception rooms, morning room and a kitchen.
The fire investigation has identified the point of origin as a ground floor understair cupboard, with the cause thought to be an electrical short circuit.
What's the deal: Spacious family accommodation with porch, hall with understair storage cupboard, lounge, open-plan dining room, conservatory, breakfast room and fitted kitchen.
Hallway, main lounge that is open plan to dining room, stairway from hall with understair cupboard, family room/bedroom with double French doors to fitted kitchen.
In many older houses such a cupboard would make an ideal understair cloakroom but plumbing in a WC could prove difficult because the soil stack is awkwardly placed meaning expensive and disruptive building work to lay gravity fed drainage to the sewer.
Features include a lounge, as well as a sitting room with understair cupboard.
The breakfasting kitchen includes an understair storage cupboard and access to a driveway and garage which provide off street parking.
The property includes an entrance hallway with understair storage, lounge with living flame fire, and kitchen/breakfast room.
It has double glazing and gas central heating to its entrance hall, cloakroom/WC, lounge, understairs store cupboard, a dining kitchen, conservatory, three bedrooms and a bathroom.
It has a main entrance porch at the side which leads into the reception hallway with a large understairs storage cupboard, cloakroom/WC, study/bedroom five, the generous lounge, dining room and kitchen.
On one particularly bad day, he didn't know what to do so he decided to sort out the understairs cupboard.
Communal rooms also double as art galleries showcasing West Country artists, with a David Hockney in the understairs loo.