Real estate agents say the right house name can help sell a house! Surveys indicate that people are prepared to pay more for a home that has a name. Even those that were not prepared to pay more said their opinion of the property would improve, with many saying they would be more interested in viewing a named property.

There are many things to consider when choosing a name for your house or property. Do you want a unique house name? Do you prefer a 'cool' house name? Perhaps you would like to see some humorous house name suggestions? Below we have listed a number of house name ideas and property name ideas which we have collected from around the world. Whether you are adding value to your home for an imminent sale or for your family to enjoy for generations to come we hope these house name suggestions will get you started.

Property Style

Many people name their houses with a reference to the style of house or property, or possibly the former use of the house.

  • Corner Cottage
  • Ivy Cottage
  • Mill House
  • Orchard Cottage
  • School House
  • The Barn
  • The Bungalow
  • Mill House
  • The Coach House
  • The Cottage
  • The Croft
  • The Gables
  • The Granary
  • The Haven
  • The Lodge
  • The Nook
  • The Old Post Office
  • The Old Rectory
  • The Old School
  • The Old School House
  • The Old Vicarage
  • The Stables
  • The White House
  • White Cottage


If there is something unique or distinctive about the location of your house, consider that as a starting point for a house name.

  • Fairview
  • Four Winds
  • Highfield
  • Hillcrest
  • Kynance
  • Meadow View
  • Orchard House
  • Sea Breezes
  • Springfield
  • Sunnyside
  • Top Cottage
  • Tresco
  • Valetta
  • Wayside
  • Woodlands
  • Woodside


  • Allmine
  • Dun Grocklin
  • Dun Sailing
  • Dun Struglin
  • Dunitall
  • Dunroamin
  • Justus
  • Kuminside
  • Uanmee

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Translating your ideas into a foreign language can give your house name a nice little extra touch.

  • Casa De Canto
  • Casa De Flores
  • El Paradiso
  • La Mia Camera
  • La Petite Maison
  • Les Chenes
  • Mon Repos
  • Schoner Garten

Flowers & Trees

Consider using the name of a flower or tree you have in your garden as the basis of your house name.

  • Bluebell Corner
  • Greenacres
  • Holly Cottage
  • Honeysuckle Cottage
  • Lavender Lodge
  • Lilac Cottage
  • Oaklands
  • Ponderosa
  • Primrose Cottage
  • Rose Cottage
  • The Beeches
  • The Firs
  • The Hollies
  • The Laurels
  • The Orchard
  • The Oaks
  • The Willows
  • Treetops
  • Willow Cottage
  • Yew Tree Cottage


Why not use a location from one of your favorite novels? Here's a few ideas:

  • Dragonwyck
  • Middlearth
  • Neverland
  • Pooh Corner
  • Rivendell
  • Valhalla