The types of French homes

French County House Plan

Generally the types of French homes 

The types of French homes styles are generally of the following types:

o   French country style,

o   French country –Chateaus style

o   French Provincial House Style

o   French Eclectic House Styles

o   French Normandy House Styles

French Provincial House Style

French Provisional house

French Provisional house

French Provincial house styles are simple, laid in square plans or cube shaped. The symmetrical forms often resemble the small homes with large hipped roofs and timber window shutters typical of French homes. Another distinguishing feature is the high windows at the upper levels often break through the external cornices. The French Provincial homes, do not have towers like those of the French Normandy styles. These are home generally built after the war when returning American soldiers learned of the French style sand modified them to suit their needs in the US

French Eclectic House Styles

French Electic Homes

French Electic House Plans

The feature that identifies with the of French Eclectic is its steep pitched roofs, It is hip, and the eave is often bent as is it to flare at the edges

French Normandy House Styles

French Normandy Home

French Normandy House

French Normandy house plans are identified and characterized by the round stone tower topped by a conical (cone-shaped) roof which is placed near the center or by the sides which either serves as the main entrance to the French house plans or serves as a feature of the as additional design feature within the French architectural designs .This is the Normandy French homes a small castles-like feature created by the stone arched walls and stone doorways .

CHARACTERISTIC of FRENCH Houses

~ high roof lines.

~  Stucco, brick or stone.

~ Large chimneys

~  arches are curved

~  stone work

~  multi-paned windows

~  dormers

~  round towers

~  hipped roof

~  flared eaves

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