Browse farmhouse style homes for sale in San Francisco, CA. Farmhouses were originally developed to function as residences in rural settings allowing farmers to be closer to their workplace, however, over the years they have evolved and transformed for the modern homeowner.
They date back to the fields and working-class families of Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries and hit American shores after appearing in the Canadian countryside.
Early settlers and pioneers of the Colonial period brought this new architecture to the East Coast and so Cape Cod and Colonial styles were born. They are functional, livable, and practical homes above all else with features like front porches, board and batten exteriors, exposed beams, rustic-looking woods, cathedral ceilings, and the use of galvanized steel.