ca·​si·​ta | \kə-ˈsē-tə \

Definition of casita 

: a small house

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The four bedrooms and galley kitchen are fairly basic, but a private casita boasts on-point mountain views and the outdoor area includes a mature cactus garden, spa, and pool. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Cheery midcentury modern in Palm Springs wants $659K," 10 Oct. 2018 The house has domed ceilings, a wine room and guest casita. Robert Gundran, azcentral, "Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher, retired Detroit Lion buy Paradise Valley houses," 2 July 2018 The story rambles from the frothing millionaires rushing to buy trendy works at Art Basel Miami Beach to the cozy casitas of Hialeah to the strip clubs of Sunny Isles. Connie Ogle, miamiherald, "Tom Wolfe tells us just how crazy we are | Miami Herald," 10 Nov. 2012 From the master suite, Schmelder and Dangerfield have a view of their pool and the one-bedroom casita, a structure that actually predates the main house. Lisa Van Loo, azcentral, "Phoenix couple puts 'blood, sweat and tears' into historic 1925 Coronado renovation," 28 June 2018 The custom house features a living room that flows out to a covered patio on the park, a putting green, multiple outdoor patios and a guest casita. Lorraine Longhi, azcentral, "Hollywood money manager buys $3.8 million Paradise Valley mansion," 25 June 2018 Steps lead to a basketball half-court and a 1,300-square-foot casita containing a gym. Neal J. Leitereg And Lauren Beale,, "Hot Property: The bustle of spring," 7 Apr. 2018 In the Silver Springs area near Elk Grove and the WildHawk Golf Club, a six-bedroom, four-bath, 4,355-square-foot home, built in 2000 on a private court with a backyard vineyard and separate casita, is on the market for $1.1 million. Tony Bizjak, sacbee, "'That's a California thing.' Sacramento ranks high among cities with million-dollar homes," 7 July 2018 The 1,300-square-foot casita is a recent addition to the grounds and contains a gym and barber station. Neal J. Leitereg,, "Carroll O'Connor's longtime Malibu home gets a fresh face and a new price," 7 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of casita

1868, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for casita

Spanish, diminutive of casa

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