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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: 3609 Grey Abbey in Mill Creek Landing

















You will love this private & serene waterfront home that has been masterfully updated with gorgeous, quality finishes.

Located on a quiet cul-de-sac and just minutes from everything Williamsburg, this beautiful home offers 3157 sq ft, 4 or 5 BR & 2 ½ baths. The airy great room with water views opens to a renovated chef’s kitchen with new granite, marble backsplash, double ovens, smooth downdraft cooktop, touchless faucet, & pantry. Just adjacent is a spacious dining room & a LR/home office. 2nd floor offers a large MBR with hardwood floors & walk in closet. 

Master bath has also been updated & features a Calacatta marble countertop & tiled, glass shower. There are 3 add’l large BRs plus a 3rd floor bonus with built-ins that could also be BR 5. Hardwood floors throughout the home except for 2 BRs that offer new carpet.
Features: walk-in attic, new paint throughout inside and outside of the home, newer fixtures throughout most of the home.

Outdoor living is the best with herons and other wildlife on view from the expansive deck plus kayaking and fishing from your own backyard.


Indigo Park is a short walk away and offers pool membership and swim team.


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