Modern-style homes fuse industrial concrete, vinyl and glass materials to create a stunning effect. Look for strong right angles, minimal box-like designs and asymmetrical exteriors.
Combining practicality with classic looks in almost any form, Traditional homes borrow elements from a variety of styles, without being easily classified as any particular one. If it looks like a straightforward family home and doesn’t fall into any categories above, it’s probably traditional.
Showcasing the craft of building by hand, these homes emphasize the use of natural wood, stone and brick materials. Low pitched roof lines, tapered square columns and exposed rafters are typical of these “Arts and Crafts” beauties.
This style, known for its refined design and symmetry, preserves the classic style of homes from America’s history. Colonial homes usually have two or three stories, fireplaces and brick or wood facades.
Inspired by the provincial style of countryside estates, European-style homes feature rich details with steep roofs and subtly flared curves at the eaves. Homes of this style are often faced with stucco or stone.
Coastal homes mix traditional details and clean lines for casual elegance. This style is all about blending indoor and outdoor living with great views, and may be identified by their ample windows or an abundance of porches that invite ocean breezes.
With breezy spaces practical for warm climates, Southwest homes embody the exotic aesthetics of adobe homes. Look for stucco exteriors, stone accents and tile roofs to buffer the sun and heat.
Marked by asymmetry and textured exteriors, Victorian homes reflect the style of this grand period with elaborate detail. You likely have a Victorian if you have an edged roof, ornate gables or one or more wide porches with spindlework.
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Traditional elements meet comfortable classics in a relaxed take on colonial style. Graceful curves and tailored details combine with soft finishes to create a "dressy casual" look.
Modern Tudor Cottage
This unique Tudor variation is all about mixed textured in neutral hues. Crisp angles and gentle curves create graphic interest while showcasing tailored elegance.
New Century Modern
Nostalgic design meets modern, streamlined details. Seamless connections to nature, low-slung eaves and sleek angles create visual interest.
The craftsman gets creative with two-tone color blocking, mixed materials and pale, cheerful hues. Farmhouse textures add cozy, comforting appeal.