{embracing your rambler}

If there is a home that defines suburbia in America – it would be the Ranch home. Also known Western Ranch or California Rambler, these homes can be found in almost every part of the United States.


Ranch homes are known for several features:

  • Single story
  • Low pitched gable roof
  • Deep-set eaves
  • Horizontal, rambling layout: Long, narrow, and low to the ground
  • Rectangular, L-shaped, or U-shaped design
  • Large windows: double-hung, sliding, and picture
  • Sliding glass doors leading out to patio
  • Simple floor plans
  • Built from natural materials: Oak floors, wood or brick exterior

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