What is a Craftsman Style Home?
Building a New Craftsman Home in Raleigh, NC
A "Craftsman" home - just the name of this type of new home architecture evokes feelings
of permanence, of time-honored traditions, of surprises and old-world workmanship.
Here's just one example of what a Craftsman style home in the Raleigh area can look like.
The Brogan was custom designed by Stanton Homes.
(click photo or here for video tour)
A Raleigh Craftsman style new home features can include:
- Simple lines inside and out, with no compromises on quality.
- Stone accents, in particular front porches with stone base and tapered columns.
- Built in bookshelves, cabinets, or niches.
- Staircases with square/detailed balusters and newell posts instead of more typical round or wrought iron styles.
- Numerous windows, with square or horizontally rectangular windows more common than in typical architecture.
- Limited hallways, space is as open as possible.
- Interior trim that is more rustic, including 1x4, 1x6, and 1x8 treatments in place of the commonly seen types of crown moulding and baseboard.
Craftsman style new home builders in the Raleigh area can incorporate many different features and architectural styles, depending on how much historical accuracy is desired, what the overall budget for the home is, and what design elements best suit the homeowners' personal tastes and desires.
If you'd like more information on new Craftsman style homes in the Raleigh area,
Contact us or call 919-278-8070.