Have you ever visited the deep South and admired the gorgeous plantation homes with a two-story porch? This architectural feature provides ultimate curb appeal for the appreciative eye.
The thought of having two porches, one up high, is a dream home feature I’ll probably never get to enjoy. But at least I can admire a two-story porch from the curb.
This historic home with two front porches belonged to LBJ’s mother.
I’ve walked the streets of Beaufort, South Carolina and enjoyed many homes like this one. A haint blue ceiling, large porch fans for circulating thick air, and a white picket fence up the curb appeal ante.
A craftsman style home enjoys a unique two-story porch. One is positioned on the second floor with red Adirondack chairs, the other is set into an alcove on the third floor.
One thing I’ve never understood is why a second-story porch wouldn’t have a door (surprisingly, some do not). This home has a second floor door that is similar in style to the windows, so as not to ruin the lines of the house.
This home has it all! An open-air first-story porch, and a screened second-story porch for enjoying the outdoors without having to swat at bugs.
If two levels of porches aren’t enough, you could enjoy three stories of porches!
When you view this white and light blue house, does your mind conjure images of Key West?
A classic Mediterranean home enjoys a two-story side porch. Who says your porch has to expand across the entire face of your home?
Here’s a modern farmhouse with two levels of a front porch.
The days of Gone with the Wind come to mind whenever I see a gorgeous Southern plantation. So much history and so much curb appeal to enjoy!
What do you think? Would you enjoy a home with a two-story porch?