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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

Your Own Mini Governor's Palace

A perk of being a Real Estate agent is the Broker Open. An agent's job is to sell a home--correct? One of the sure fire ways of doing that is to invite a lot of agents who have contacts all over the world and the community in which they live and offer them an amazing lunch and a tour of the home they are selling. 

Want to get me to a Broker Open? 

Carrot Tree Ham Biscuits. I am there! 

Want to get every agent in Williamsburg at a Broker Open? 

List this house. 

Located in Kingsmill on the James River.















Want to go take an up close and personal look? Click Here.  

I promise these photos don't do this house justice--- you should see the staircase. 


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