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Below are some definitions of the different property types in Toronto which are classified as detached homes.

Two-Storey & Three Storey: These are detached, single family dwelling with two or three levels above ground, on its own lot, and completely separated from any adjacent housing.

Split: This is a detached, single family dwelling with multiple levels above ground separated by small flights of stairs, on its own lot, and completely separated from any adjacent housing

Bungalow: This is a detached, single family dwelling with one level above ground, on its own lot, and completely separated from any adjacent housing.

Semi-Bungalow: This is a detached, single family dwelling with one and a half levels above ground, on its own lot, and completely separated from any adjacent housing. This is sometimes referred to as a storey and a half.

Hi-Ranch: This type of house is similar to a bungalow except the basement appears higher up. Hence the entrance to the hi-ranch would be located in between the basement level and the main floor. A small flight of stairs would lead from the entrance up to the main living area, and a small flight of stairs would lead to the basement. It is a detached, single family dwelling, on its own lot, and completely separated from any adjacent housing. It is sometimes referred to as a Raised Ranch or Split Entry.

Mobile: A trailer or other moveable structure that is used as a permanent dwelling, is usually connected to utilities, and may or may not have a permanent foundation. Land could be owned or leased.

Summer Home: This is generally a single-family dwelling that includes cottages, chalets or other seasonal residences. The land may be leased or owned.

Residential Detached: Separate single family unit under condominium ownership.

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