In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Double doors at the back of the room lead to the dining room, which has parquet flooring and a large picture window with views of the back garden.
- Inside, a spacious reception hall leads through to a drawing room with a large picture window overlooking the front garden.
- A picture window offers great views over the neighbouring golf club and beyond to both the Sugarloaf and the Dublin mountains.
- The living room also has a picture window with views over the front garden, while the dining room has French doors leading to the back garden.
- A large picture window overlooks the gardens and beyond.
- A large picture window allows for excellent views of the rear garden.
- A kid's mural of dolphins and fish graces the wall, and a big picture window overlooks the water.
- To the right, the dual aspect living room overlooks the front garden through a bay window and has a picture window to the back.
- Before looking at Bob, he looked through the picture window at the stunning view of Manhattan.
- It is fitted with built-in floor and wall presses, is decorated in yellow and is well lit by a large picture window overlooking the inner courtyard.
- It also had superb views from its massive picture window and masses of storage space.
- To the front of the house, the living room is a spacious area decorated in peach and well lit by a picture window with garden views.
- The bedroom to the rear has both a Velux window and a picture window overlooking the garden, while the bedroom to the front has doors leading to a railed balcony.
- At the moment the house has a living room with a large picture window with a view of Dublin Bay, a dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and study.
- In the living room, an outsize picture window offers a panoramic view of hills to the north.
- The drawing room has a picture window overlooking the front garden and French doors to the side, while the dining area enjoys a dual aspect.
- A picture window overlooks the side garden and double doors lead out to the back garden.
- Even the view from the picture window in the golf shop is stunning.
- There is a large picture window that gives good views of the back garden.
- This bright room has a picture window overlooking the front garden and double doors at the back of the room leading out to a sun terrace.
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