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California Style Homes & House Plans

Beautiful home in the California style of architecture. This house has Spanish Mission architectural influences.

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This Spanish style house plan with Mediterranean influences has wonderful curb appeal. The luxury home plan can also be d...

California style house plans are among the most diverse and eclectic in terms of style, function, and overall construction method. These homes are as diverse as the state’s many cities, with each region offering different options to suit any home owner’s needs. For a more traditional and elegant feel, many home owners turn to Craftsman California-style house plans because they offer a great combination of cozy simplicity with stunning...
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California style house plans are among the most diverse and eclectic in terms of style, function, and overall construction method. These homes are as diverse as the state’s many cities, with each region offering different options to suit any home owner’s needs. For a more traditional and elegant feel, many home owners turn to Craftsman California-style house plans because they offer a great combination of cozy simplicity with stunning attention to detail. These homes frequently include prominent covered porches, exposed rafters on the inside and gabled rooftops, creating an inviting and personable atmosphere. California-style house plans also include major influences from the Mediterranean style of architecture and the Spanish missions scattered across the state. These homes feature roofs covered in signature curved red tiles, stucco walls, and a plethora of archways and open window areas.

Another common type of California-style house plan is the Arts and Crafts bungalow, which first came into prominence in the early 20th century. These homes are smaller in size, and carry over many of the aesthetics of Craftsmen homes, only one a more stripped-down scale. Arts and Crafts bungalows often feature offset porches and simple front lawns, covering only a single story that spreads out the rooms openly to maximize space. In addition to the many classic and historical designs, California-style house plans also include a huge selection of contemporary homes. These houses can vary noticeably in appearance, though many focus on a simple exteriors that incorporate a wide range of building materials. Available in both one story and two story layouts, these homes bring modern design elements into play by increasing the flow between rooms and incorporating numerous windows.

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California Style Homes & House Plans

Beautiful home in the California style of architecture. This house has Spanish Mission architectural influences.

California style house plans are among the most diverse and eclectic in terms of style, function, and overall construction method. These homes are as diverse as the state’s many cities, with each region offering different options to suit any home owner’s needs. For a more traditional and elegant feel, many home owners turn to Craftsman California-style house plans because they offer a great combination of cozy simplicity with stunning attention to detail. These homes frequently include prominent covered porches, exposed rafters on the inside and gabled rooftops, creating an inviting and personable atmosphere. California-style house plans also include major influences from the Mediterranean style of architecture and the Spanish missions scattered across the state. These homes feature roofs covered in signature curved red tiles, stucco walls, and a plethora of archways and open window areas.

Another common type of California-style house plan is the Arts and Crafts bungalow, which first came into prominence in the early 20th century. These homes are smaller in size, and carry over many of the aesthetics of Craftsmen homes, only one a more stripped-down scale. Arts and Crafts bungalows often feature offset porches and simple front lawns, covering only a single story that spreads out the rooms openly to maximize space. In addition to the many classic and historical designs, California-style house plans also include a huge selection of contemporary homes. These houses can vary noticeably in appearance, though many focus on a simple exteriors that incorporate a wide range of building materials. Available in both one story and two story layouts, these homes bring modern design elements into play by increasing the flow between rooms and incorporating numerous windows.

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California House Styles: Living with Flair, Casual Chic and Comfort


TPC author Rexy Legaspi
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California House Styles: Living with Flair, Casual Chic and Comfort   There’s nothing boring about California style homes.   From the Arts and Crafts bungalows of the 1900s, to beachfront properties, classic ranch homes, Mediterranean and Spanish Mission designs, and modern contemporary plans, California style house plans are casual, chic, comfortable and individually trendy.   On a recent visit to Southern California, I basked in the sun, strolling around tree-lined neighborhoods and gazed at houses. 


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