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Colonial Style Homes for Sale in Bay Area, CA

Browse colonial style homes for sale in Bay Area, CA. American colonial style is one of the oldest architecture styles in the United States, dating back to the 1600s when European colonists settled here. Various parts of the US developed their own styles thanks to immigrants from different parts of Europe settling here, resulting in subsets such as Spanish colonial, French colonial, and Dutch colonial styles.
Colonial homes are simple rectangular and symmetrical homes that are typically 2+ stories tall. They normally have a door in the centre of the front facade which open into an entryway with a staircase as the main feature. The common living spaces are traditionally located on the first floor and the bedrooms on the upper floors. You will often see a large central fireplace.
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Designed in 1933 by Local Architect Birge Clark "Palo Alto's best-loved architect" in premier Crescent park neighborhood. This 4 Bedroom 3 Bathroom S...
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This lovely California Colonial Revival style cottage is located in a premier location. Known for its leafy, tree-lined streets and estate properties,...
Awesome location on the edge of Willow Glen, this is a charming Colonial style townhouse overlooking lush green lawns in established neighborhood. Th...
Colonial Revival Style Mansion Built by the Milwain Brothers, architects for the Ghirardelli Family Built for the Ghirardelli family in the early 190...
Rare 1920s Spanish Colonial Villa converted office building. Situated on North First Street within a mile from Downtown San Jose, 1.5 miles from the p...
Built in 1896 as a parsonage, this historic Victorian (included in "125 Important Historic Homes of Alameda") with Colonial Revival touches balances h...
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Built in 1908, this adorable Pitched Gable-Colonial Revival Cottage has been in the same family since it’s inception! In addition to generations of lo...
Lovely renovated 2-story 1901 Colonial Revival Victorian w/tons of character. Vintage architectural detailing combines w/chic modern finishes. Lower l...
Corner unit. NW direction, Bright sun lights, Spanish Colonial Bright and Elegant house built in 2015, 4 bedroom 2.5 bath fully updated Two level Sing...
One of the best valued condos in the Peninsula. Delightful one bedroom, one bath unit in conveniently located Crown Colony Community. A well-designe...
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The popular Monarch floor plan is now available at the resort styled Crown Colony. This spacious 2 bedroom and 1.25 bathroom condo is located in the d...
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In gated Ocean Colony this landmark home is renowned for its architectural grandeur set back from the 14th hole on the championship golf course. Unsur...
Highly desirable 2 br 2 ba top floor corner unit is available at the Royal-the former Royal Insurance Building-located in the heart of San Francisco F...
Lovely home on Walnut Creek border in desirable Colony Park neighborhood. Updated kitchen with white shaker cabinets, granite counters, glass tile bac...
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This townhouse style condo is located in Crown Colony Condominiums. It features beautiful well maintained laminate floors. Kitchen space, with granite...
This beautiful home is ready for you to move right in. Spacious rooms, hardwood floors and bright interior make this a special property. The big islan...
Welcome to 1463 Blossom Hill Rd our beautiful Neo-classical Colonial home. Stunning, newly upgraded ready to move in. This home is located in one of t...
This all brick 1966 Colonial jewel box graciously sits back from the Arlington in one of El Cerrito’s best locations. Designed by noted architect G. T...
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What is the history of colonial style homes?

The American colonial style is one of the oldest architecture styles in the United States, dating back to the 1600s and 1700s when European colonists settled here. This style of architecture dominated design well into the 19th century. Various parts of the US developed their own styles thanks to immigrants from different parts of Europe settling here, resulting in subsets such as Spanish colonial, French colonial, and Dutch colonial styles.
The earliest types of these homes consisted of two stories, with one room on each floor, built from brick, wood, stone, or all three. During the 1700s, the "four over four" style was introduced allowing for four rooms per floor.

How to identify colonial style houses? Look for:

* Symmetry
* Square or rectangular facade shape
* Centered door
* Balanced window placement
* Two to three stories
* Paired chimneys
* Traditional, simple floor plan and room layouts
* Prominent staircase in the entryway or centre hallway
* Formal entryways
* Decorated mirrors
* Brass details

How many Colonial Style Homes for Sale in Bay Area, CA?

There are 21 Colonial Style Homes in Bay Area, CA currently.

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