Is a Townhouse Right for You?. While you would like to own a home, the idea of having to deal with yardwork is not all that appealing. In addition, many houses are too large for your purposes. One of the best ways to enjoy the type of home you want without having to deal with matters that are of no interest is to consider the purchase of a townhouse.
A townhouse is normally a two story structure that is detached or semi-detached to similar homes in a block. The exterior walls may be shared with other homes, or they may simply run parallel, leaving a small space between. As with a garden home, you will likely have a small garden area in the back, with a privacy fence enclosing that space.
Inside, the layout will typically include living, dining and kitchen areas on the bottom floor. Many designs will also include a laundry room off the kitchen. Upstairs, there will be one or more bedrooms, complete with a full bathroom.
Thanks to this design, you have the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of home ownership without a lot of the hassle. The space is private and you even have the small garden area out back where you can tend a small flower garden, grow a few vegetables, and even spend some time reading or getting some sun when the weather is nice. Inside, the space is efficiently arranged and easy to keep clean and tidy. All these qualities will ensure that the space provides you with a happy home for many years to come.