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Ranch/Rambler Homes

 Ranch Homes/ Rambler A Ranch Style home is an American original. Originating in the 1920’s with the post war boom of the middle class, this architectural style home fused modernist ideas with the American Western period of wide open spaces to create a casual lifestyle. One story living with a long low pitch roof and deep overhanging eaves. The roof line was primarily cross gabled, single gable or hip. The home itself was either rectangular, L or U Shaped. Many had an attached garage, others none at all. The floor plan was simple with the living area separate from the bedrooms. Often times a sliding glass door leads to a patio and feature large glass windows. The exterior materials used where typically locally sourced and mixed such as stucco, brick, wood or stone. By the 1950’s, nine in every 10 homes built were a Ranch or Rambler style. By the late 20th Century the Ranch style home began to wane and Neo-Eclectic homes became the rage with their combination of the Cape Cod, Mission, T

Visit Key West: Hidden Beach


Where to Stay:
Hidden Beach
Key West

Sometimes the two of you want to get away from it all together, alone. Hidden Beach is the  perfect spot for you two. With the only natural beach in Key West, you can put your toes in the sand in style. Three blocks from Duval Street, Hidden Beach is right on the Atlantic Ocean next to Loui's Backyard. The decor is exquisite and you will be taken away with the sights on your own private, covered porch!

I've seen enough, haven't you? I say book the darn thing!

Do:
Drink a lot!
Take it easy and chill!







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