Inspired by the French Manor House, this architectural style is a bit more formal with its hipped roof and straight lines. Other identifying features are focal elements embellished with stone, plank shutters painted an accent color to match the front door, and decorative iron details to further enhance the elevation.
A timeless combination of materials, colors, and details makes this architectural style both charming and attractive. Inspired by the French cottages found in town and in the country, this enchanting elevation is very appealing. Arched entry portals and arched windows along with curved corbels at the feature gables enhanced with a row of canales are some of the identifying features of this style. The home is further enhanced with plank shelves supported with decorative brackets and plank shutters with ‘Z’ braces painted an accent color to match the front door.
Inspired by the French country home, this architectural style is a bit more casual and would typically be found in the countryside or more rural areas. This elevation features stone at focal areas such as the entry, or as a base to help anchor the home visually. Curved wooden brackets and braces support trellis elements and cantilevers. The roof features gables with horizontal siding punctuated with a decorative vent. Additional features of this style are windows embellished with trellis work and louvered shutters painted an accent color to match the front door.