Country House plans feature spacious porches, gabled roofs often paired with dormer windows for the relaxing rural lifestyle.
Architectural Features of Country House Plans
- Extend Living Space Outdoors, shed roof porch typically placed within L
- Asymmetrical Design, one-two stories
- Gabled Roof, usually cross-gable, occasionally side or front gable; moderate or varied pitch
Inspired by an idyllic sense of relaxed rural living, Country house plans trace their origins to the picturesque cottages of the early European countryside that have been updated and adapted by Americans over the past 300 years to reflect regional sensibilities nationwide.
Although most closely associated with informal living, Country homes can also be elegant.