Aim. Describe the semantic content of the house's chronotopic image in the poetic texts of I. Bunin. Methodology. The author analyzed the corpus of texts from different years, in which the subject of research was identified by a continuous sampling method, the description of which was carried out based on a complex methodology. Results. According to the research results, it is concluded that the axiologically significant image of the house becomes a translator of the author's worldview in the poetry of I. Bunin due to the contextual environment. Research implications. It consists in the formulating of individual author's semantic increments. The article's material may be of interest in the preparation of lecture materials on the language of fiction and has access to the practice of the author's lexicography.