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Bonus Room

Synonyms:family room, living room, movie room
Acronyms &
bns rm
Filed Under: abbreviation, real-estate
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Definition of bonus room (bns rm)

bonus room (bns rm)
1. A room with no designated function found in newer or larger homes. It does not usually have a closet so it is not used as a bedroom, but rather as an additional family room, home office, or game room.

Related Terms and Acronyms:

  • air lock (AL)   A small room with two doors, one door leads to the outside and one leads into the rest of the home.
  • den   An additional small room within a home often used as an office.
  • en suite   An en suite is a bathroom that is entered directly from ones.
  • flex room   A room within a home that can change usage to meet need.
  • florida room   An enclosed porch built on the back or side of a house, sometimes air-conditioned.
  • full-bath (fb, fbh, full ba)   A bathroom with a toilet, sink/sinks, bathtub and shower.
  • half-bath (hbh, ½ ba, ½ bath, ½ bth)   A room that contains a toilet and sink, but no tub or shower.
  • home office (HO)   A part of your home or other structure on your property for which you qualify to take a deduction for its business use.
      ➥  Many mortgage and insurance brokers do work from home and utilize a home office.
  • jack and jill bathroom   A bathroom shared by two bedrooms.
  • study   A room used for reading or work

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