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Dutch colonial homes

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What is a Dutch Colonial Home?

This style is characterized by gambrel roofs consisting of curved eaves along the length of the house. Modern versions built in the early 20th century are most accurately referred to as “Dutch Colonial Revival” a sub-type of the Colonial Revival style. The gambrel roof allowed a complete second story to be built at minimal expense. Another advantage, as seen in the 1798 Federal Direct Tax records, was that gambrel-roofed houses were classified for tax purposes as one-story homes, which…

So We Looked at a Farmhouse - Elizabeth Street Post

So as I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, Dan and I were going to look at a 100-year-old property outside Chicago. Actually it used to be a dairy farm farmhouse and still sits on half an acre of land. I have a few dream homes in my bucket list of places I’d like to live… We’re currently living in…

American home designs - Vintage house plans

These gorgeous vintage home designs and their floor plans from the 1920s are as authentic as they get - From sweet little retro bungalows to cool Colonials.

Sunday's Swoon Worthy Styles- Colonial Home Style

From primitive to traditional to dutch, colonial home style is regal and oh so elegant! I'm sharing some of my favorite colonial homes.

Before and After of Our Dutch Colonial Exterior Refresh - PrepFord Wife

I feel like we have been lovingly working on the exterior of tour dutch colonial home since the day we moved into this house and somehow this is the first I have written of it. We live in a dutch colonial with a mansard roof and from the moment we moved into it, we knew