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Colonial Style Homes for Sale in San Francisco, CA

Browse colonial style homes for sale in San Francisco, 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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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 San Francisco, CA?

There are 2 Colonial Style Homes in San Francisco, CA currently.

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