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 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

House Crush Alert: Wooded Kingspoint Home



Driving up to this house to preview it the other day, I felt like I was completely out of the city and in my own little world. The trees still with a couple of leaves hanging down from their branches welcomed me as I pulled up to the drive of this mid century modern home located in one of my favorite neighborhoods in Williamsburg; Kingspoint.

With a diverse architectural mode, Kingspoint is a neighborhood where you will not find cookie cutter homes but homes where each home owner lovingly chose the plan of their home. This home is a real treat!


This home is a breathtaking tree home with views of College Creek. All the rooms are spacious with loads of natural light. The screen porch is perfect to enjoy a cup of coffee or your glass of wine as you overlook the water. 




Call me today to see it! 757-784-3230

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  1. I love that each of the homes in the area are different! That one is gorgeous!

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