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Exterior - Classic American Dutch Colonial traditional-exterior

Exterior - Classic American Dutch Colonial

Stately American Home - Classic Dutch Colonial
Photography: Phillip Mueller Photography

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February 5, 2014
emaggie wrote:
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These are natural cedar shingles with a semi-transparent stain finish. See
1 Like    Bookmark   February 6, 2014 at 5:49AM
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Thank you!
    Bookmark   February 6, 2014 at 5:59AM
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January 7, 2014
cadimeo wrote:
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Many thanks for the prompt reply. Yes, by dog house I mean gable. See side view picture.
    Bookmark   January 7, 2014 at 1:29PM
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As you can see, the porch roof and dormers share the same angle. Ideally, I'd like to double the dormer window height to improve light and sight line from the third floor.
    Bookmark   January 7, 2014 at 1:30PM
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July 31, 2013
Jake Buhler wrote:
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This plan is not available for purchase. We would be happy to design a home for your inspired by this classic dutch.
    Bookmark   August 1, 2013 at 4:40AM
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June 27, 2013
doggger5 wrote:
Is the fence just for decoration or is it around the entire property? - Thank you!
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The fencing defines separate yard zones and the edge of the front property. I don't believe the fence runs continuously all around the entire property.
    Bookmark   June 27, 2013 at 5:29AM
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November 29, 2012
bigmamoo wrote:
What is the chimney material?
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This chimney was stucco. It also could have been stone matching the column locations.
    Bookmark   November 29, 2012 at 12:58PM
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November 29, 2012
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I really like the front porch which adds a different dimension to the box shape of the colonial. What is the ballpark cost to add this to an existing colonial and how do you get started with design plans for a project like this.
    Bookmark   May 20, 2013 at 8:09PM
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Answers to these questions would be great
    Bookmark   August 22, 2013 at 7:42PM
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October 25, 2012
kristawatson2003 wrote:
Do you know the dimensions of the porch?
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The porch is about 10' deep, extends the width of the house and wraps the corner back to a sunroom. From the corner to the sunroom it is a screen porch.
1 Like    Bookmark   October 25, 2012 at 7:02AM
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Bobby Linville
Lovely home and great porches
    Bookmark   March 29, 2013 at 6:43PM
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March 28, 2012
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The fence was installed after the initial construction; therefore I do not have the exact information. However this appears to be a custom design constructed from cedar boards, rails and newel posts; with all components painted. The components should be available at most good lumber yards. This is a very classic, traditional look.
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December 12, 2011
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The Shabby Nest
Valspar's Quail Egg is a similar color.
    Bookmark   December 12, 2011 at 9:43PM
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Thank you! Do you think that is similar to Cabots Navajo White?
    Bookmark   December 13, 2011 at 4:17AM
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May 23, 2014
tenacoley wrote:
Lovely porch. Can you tell me the height of porch from deck to trim? - Also if possible the pitch of porch roof.
May 15, 2013
dmurphy40222 wrote:
What is the above grade square footage? - What is the above grade square footage?

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Diagonal cross balustrades are perfectly suited for the classic American Dutch colonial. Here they help enclose a screened-in porch.
Diagonal cross balustrades are perfectly suited for a traditional Dutch colonial. Here they help enclose a screened-in porch.

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gable extention
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porch railing trim traditional
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portico with portch:-)
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top of front porch - curve and siding
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Front entrance
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February 3, 2015
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February 1, 2015
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love the criss cross fence
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Bottom screen porch, windows
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shingle gambrel with large porches and white picket fence
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changing front of colonial
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Exterior front porch
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Screen porch
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nice look if we dormer
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we can do some flowers and chips mulch
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portico shape
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Colonial and craftsman combined
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fence in front is really cute
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prominent red chimney
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Perfect porch Ramp on other side
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screened in front porch
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Screened porch
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X's around bottom
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Full front porch with side exit
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Front porch with side enclosure
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Wrap closed in
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this house
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screened section of porch leading to mud room
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3rd floor and porch
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american dutch colonial
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Shape of pickets and curve
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Front porch
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add front screened in porch in front of dining room table
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White fence and side screened porch
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Roof line
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traditional house with picket fence
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November 15, 2014
don't like the way the screened in porch on the right side looks, or the picket fence, too much going on
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colonial with porch
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Arch & corner screened in
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front fence
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Front screened porch
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beautiful house
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dormer ideas
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Screen porch
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front porch
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warm sideporch
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right hand bays
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Stone bases on pillars
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front elevation with screen porch
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front house
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Another idea
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Farmhouse look
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Rock bottom poles
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garage pegado a la casa
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picket fence front and side
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Picket fence
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add on porch
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wrap around porch
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pitch of porch but with a window bumpout upstairs?
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dormer x x3
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Porch with a screened in piece
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Side porch addition
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side porch going back to fence door and pool
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who itefence idea
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entrance to the front door.. double columns
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screened in
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Half screen
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Partial screens?
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Peaked roof over porch
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Screened porch
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Exterior look
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If i had a wrap around porch in a city, this fencing would be perfect.
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If it has to be picket I like the curve
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criss cross on porch
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Front porch leads to enclosed sun room
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Love the x's
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roofline for enclosed vestibule that wraps around to side
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Front of house
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front porch and columns, screened porch
12carol added this to like this exterior a lot
September 2, 2014
porch with stacked rock under columns, corner side screened porch; like the picket fence, everything about it.
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The white vence
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porch and fence
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Porch with wrap around screened side deck
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Roof over garage
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Colonial Federal
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over front door - slightly curved with house number inset
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I like the arch and columns up front
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nice one
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exterior farmhouse
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The porch!
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Screened in porch
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Criss cross rails.
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curb appeal
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roof style
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portico and porch
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dutch colonial
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Love the look of this house!
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gambrel with dormers
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Lower pitch - peak top, rounded bottom, address recessed and straight bottom
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August 16, 2014
Under porch is closed off. Trim with same trim as windows. Only have to put stone around column bases. PERFECT!
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Screen area
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Porch railing
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August 12, 2014
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front porch
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screened in area
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screen porch, collumns
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August 10, 2014
love the porch
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