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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: 153 Indian Springs Road

I just love the houses in Indian Springs near Colonial Williamsburg. You are close to the action of downtown but the trees still make you feel secluded. No replicas can be found here as in many other neighborhoods-- you will find true character here.

This home is a true gem. The vaulted great room offers light and architectural charisma. Enjoy the gas fireplace without the hassle of cleaning ashes and debris from a wooded one.


  Country French is what comes to mind when my eyes land on this kitchen. Simple, easy, gas... all you need. 


So many people work from home these and this home is perfect for your work. 


Sleep well in this tree lined Master Bedroom




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