side yard

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Noun1.side yard - the grounds at either side of a houseside yard - the grounds at either side of a house
curtilage, grounds, yard - the enclosed land around a house or other building; "it was a small house with almost no yard"
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She did not tread the solid ground at all, or have any sense of belonging to the common human family, until she entered the side yard of the brick house and saw her aunt Miranda standing in the open doorway.
A set of new French doors open on a once-ignored side yard and its fountain.
Essentially, this meant that, in the eyes of the Planning Department, tree and topography preservation was the paramount or near-paramount consideration, even if it reduced the number of housing units or amount of housing floor area substantially below the as-of-right entitlement, or caused the placement of houses in inappropriate locations (such as the space ordinarily reserved for a rear or side yard).
But her opportunities were limited--no backyard, a side yard that was all patio and pool, and a front yard with shady northern exposure.
There is also a built-in Firenze oven and a four-plate hob with a concealed extractor canopy, plumbing for an automatic dishwasher, ceramic tile splash-backs, a cupboard housing a Vaillant gas-fired central heating boiler, a double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, and a door to the side yard.
The home does not conform to the following requirements of the zoning bylaws of the town of Wellfleet (bylaws): front yard (east) setback (25.6 feet; thirty feet required); side yard (north) setback (8.5 feet; twenty-five feet required); and building coverage (15.78 per cent; fifteen per cent maximum).
A pollinator-friendly garden in the side yard is home to some of her bees and chickens.
In the large backyard you will find meadow views, huge covered patio, and a side yard with covered storage.
A five-person firm in Ronkonkoma was awarded a contract by the Long Island Rail Road to provide flood-protection barriers for the LIRR's West Side Yard in Manhattan.
It's easy to let an awkward, often barren side yard between your home and fence line go by the wayside.
There is also a fantastic flgstone terrace as well as a courtyard with central stone pool and flag paving, as well as a side yard with log stones, both of which are glorious sun-traps.