rice growing in hillside terraces
For sale: large three-bedroom house with adjoining terrace and garden.
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At the back, a double-height wall of glass opens to a 700-square-foot terrace.—Mark David, Robb Report, 1 Dec. 2023 There’s a terrace on each floor, and the living spaces below are connected to the bedrooms above by non-scary stairs — a surprisingly rare feature in New York City apartments, where people are loathe to give over extra square feet to allow for a less terrifying grade — and floor-to-ceiling windows.—Curbed, 1 Dec. 2023 The main floor opens to a covered terrace marked by arched supports softened by vines.—Lauren Beale, Forbes, 29 Nov. 2023 The last 11 are in the atelier, a separate building next to the pool, and each comes with a huge terrace set in the middle of vines with an outdoor fire pit.—Maya Kachroo-Levine, Travel + Leisure, 26 Nov. 2023 Perched on a hillside in the El Fortín neighborhood, its terraces look out over the twinkling nighttime city.—Elisabeth Malkin, New York Times, 23 Nov. 2023 Episode nine Nua: Modern Mediterranean hidden with an outdoor terrace tucked inside the Crescent Hotel.—Michelle Duncan, The Hollywood Reporter, 18 Nov. 2023 All 43 sea-view rooms and villas—eight directly on the sand, others a mighty but rewarding 80 steps above and with enormous terraces—are gracefully decorated by Parisian interior designer François Champsaur, with walls painted peppery red, turmeric orange, mint green, or ultramarine blue.—Angelina Villa-Clarke, Condé Nast Traveler, 17 Nov. 2023 The main level houses a vast, open-plan living room, which is lined with gigantic floor-to-ceiling windows that slide open to a spacious terrace.—Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 20 Nov. 2023
All those stones Palacios lugged up the hill were used to terrace the garden and form a stairway up to two perches — a little stone bench and an oak tree with a low branch that forms a natural lounge chair.—Steve Lopez, Los Angeles Times, 27 May 2023 Bring Style to a Slope Use cut stone or precast decorative wall blocks for a high-end landscaped look for sloped areas that need terracing.—Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 20 Mar. 2023 While Caesars is mum on the official overnight capacity limit, the hotel caps terrace occupants at 75 guests.—Basem Wasef, Robb Report, 23 Dec. 2022 How about perking up that drab Zone 5 to 8 patio or terrace with a sundial and some compact flowering plants?—Arricca Elin Sansone, Country Living, 5 Oct. 2022 That said, Peak is worth the effort, and apparently is so seven days a week for those who come for the view from The Edge terrace a floor below, or the snazzy bar that stocks more than 200 spirits.—John Mariani, Forbes, 6 July 2022 Another popular option is to terrace sections of the slope within your lawn to create flat planting areas.—oregonlive, 3 July 2022 The end result is 40 hillside residences designed by EYRC architects that neatly terrace down from just below Sunset Boulevard (across a plaza from the fashionable Pendry West Hollywood hotel) to Franklin Avenue.—Kathy A. McDonald, Variety, 21 Dec. 2021 Finally, one last floor up is the private rooftop deck, with its lap pool and terrace both enclosed by sliding glass and topped by a retractable sun awning for shade.—Howard Walker, Robb Report, 7 Dec. 2021 See More
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Middle French, platform, terrace, from Old French, from Old Occitan terrassa, from terra earth, from Latin, earth, land; akin to Latin torrēre to parch — more at thirst