Earlier this week I posted a photo of an historic stone house on my Instagram account. It received a lot of positive feedback. Since so many others love stone homes, I thought I’d share a few more here on my blog.
A stone house immediately evokes a sense of charm. Maybe it’s from all the stone cottages you see in fairy tale settings.
This beautifully restored Colonial home resides in Middleburg, Virginia and has won two awards from the American Institute of Architecture. I’m glad it was lovingly restored instead of torn down.
A rustic entry with a mosaic style stone facade creates an elegant and warm look. So inviting!
Here’s another restored Colonial home outside of Philadelphia. A stone house feels so organic and earthy – yet elegant at the same time.
A newer stone house in Texas takes on a Tudor vibe.
I love the look of stone used with clapboard siding on an old country farmhouse. My only complaint is when not enough stone work is incorporated.
Here’s a newer home with a stone facade. You don’t find many new homes in our area with a beautiful exterior like this.
What’s your favorite exterior for a house? Stone, brick, stucco, or maybe clapboard siding?
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