Browse colonial homes for sale in Marin County, CA. American colonial homes are one of the oldest architectural 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 center of the front facade which opens 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.