Rooms Of The House Vocabulary

Rooms Of The House Vocabulary List

Learn the names of rooms of the house with this vocabulary list! Below you’ll find an extensive list of rooms in a house and a description of what each of these rooms are typically used for.

Rooms Of The House List

  • Living Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom
  • Bedroom
  • Master Bedroom
  • Guest Room
  • Kids’ Room
  • Nursery
  • Home Office / Study Room
  • Entryway / Foyer
  • Hallway
  • Laundry Room
  • Pantry
  • Closet
  • Walk-in Closet
  • Powder Room / Half Bathroom
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Family Room / TV Room
  • Recreation Room / Game Room
  • Basement
  • Attic
  • Garage
  • Workshop
  • Mudroom
  • Sunroom / Solarium
  • Balcony
  • Terrace / Patio
  • Deck
  • Porch
  • Conservatory
  • Library
  • Den / Sitting Room
  • Loft
  • Utility Room
  • Storage Room
  • Wine Cellar
  • Home Theater / Cinema Room
  • Gym / Exercise Room
  • Sewing Room / Craft Room
  • Music Room
  • Greenhouse
  • Pool Room
  • Sauna / Spa Room
  • Outdoor Kitchen
  • Rooftop
  • Courtyard
  • Garden Shed
  • Secret Room

What Are The Different Rooms of The House Are Used For?

Living Room

This is a common area where family members and guests gather for group activities such as conversation, reading, or watching television.

Dining Room

The dining room is used for communal meals. This space often contains a large table and chairs.


This is where food is prepared and cooked. It typically contains appliances such as a stove, refrigerator, and dishwasher.


A room for personal hygiene activities, such as using the toilet, bathing, and washing hands. It typically contains a sink, toilet, and either a shower or bathtub.


This room is used primarily for sleeping. It typically contains a bed and, often, a closet for clothes.

Master Bedroom

The largest bedroom in a home, typically used by the homeowners. It often has an attached private bathroom (an ensuite).

Guest Room

A bedroom specifically kept for visitors to stay overnight.

Kids’ Room

A bedroom designated for children. It typically includes a bed, toys, and space for play.


A room designed for newborns or very young children, often containing a crib and changing table.

Home Office / Study Room

A room used for work or study, typically containing a desk, computer, and bookshelves.

Entryway / Foyer

The entrance area of a home, often used for removing and storing coats, shoes, and other outdoor items.


A long, narrow passageway in a building, used for moving between rooms.

Laundry Room

A room where clothes are washed and dried. It typically contains a washer and dryer.


A small room or closet in which food, dishes, and utensils are kept.


A small room or enclosed recess for storing clothing, linens, and other household items.

Walk-in Closet

A large closet one can literally walk into. It is often found in the master bedroom and can be used for storing clothes, shoes, and accessories.

Powder Room

A small bathroom usually containing just a toilet and sink, often used by guests.

Ensuite Bathroom

A private bathroom attached to a bedroom, often the master bedroom.

Family Room / TV Room

A casual room for relaxation, often containing comfortable furniture, entertainment systems, and toys for children.

Recreation Room / Game Room

A room for recreational activities like playing games, often equipped with pool tables, video game consoles, etc.


The lowest storey of a house, often used for storage or converted into living or recreational space.


A space under the roof of a house, often used for storage or converted into a living space.


A sheltered space for vehicles, often attached to the house. It may also serve as a workshop or storage area.


A space where manual work is done, such as woodworking or repairs.


A casual, generally secondary entryway intended to help keep the rest of the house clean by providing an area to remove and store dirty footwear, wet clothes, etc.

Sunroom / Solarium

A room with large windows (and sometimes a glass roof) to allow plenty of sunlight in, often used for relaxation or to grow plants.


An elevated platform attached to the outside of a building, often accessible through an upper-floor door or window.

Terrace / Patio

An outdoor space used for dining, relaxation, and other recreational activities.


A wooden or composite platform, often elevated from the ground, extending from the house into the backyard.


A covered entrance to a house, usually leading to the front door.


A room with a glass roof and walls, used as a greenhouse or a sunroom.


A room where books are kept, often with comfortable seating for reading.

Den / Sitting Room

A small, comfortable room where people can pursue activities in a quiet and relaxed setting.


A space directly under the roof of a house, or an open space in a house directly under the roof, often converted into a living or working space.

Utility Room

A room where appliances not used in day-to-day living, such as the furnace, water heater, or laundry machines, are kept.

Storage Room

A room where items not currently in use can be kept for later use.

Wine Cellar

A room specifically designed for the storage and aging of wine.

Home Theater / Cinema Room

A room designed for watching movies and television on a large screen with high-quality sound.

Gym / Exercise Room

A room where exercise equipment is kept for personal fitness activities.

Sewing Room / Craft Room

A room dedicated to craft activities, such as sewing, painting, or knitting.

Music Room

A room for playing musical instruments, often sound-proofed.


A glass or polycarbonate structure used for growing plants in a controlled environment.

Pool Room

A room in which a swimming pool is located.

Sauna / Spa Room

A room designed for heat sessions, which can help in relaxation and detoxification.

Outdoor Kitchen

An area outside set up for cooking, often including a grill, countertops, and sometimes a sink and refrigerator.


The top cover of a building, sometimes used as a terrace or garden.


An unroofed area that is completely or partially enclosed by walls or buildings, typically one forming part of a castle or large house.

Garden Shed

A small outbuilding where gardening tools or equipment are stored.

Secret Room

A hidden or secluded room within a building, often used for privacy, security, or fun.

Resources For Teaching Rooms Of The House

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