Victorian Farm House
The Victorian architecture style first emerged between 1830 and 1910, during the reign of Queen Victoria. A Victorian Farm House looks like a dollhouse with elaborate trim and bright colors.
- Two or three stories - These homes are usually large and imposing.
- Wood or stone exterior - The majority of Victorian homes have wood siding, but some feature brick or stone.
- Complicated, asymmetrical shape - Victorian farm houses are not boxy, but feature wings and bays in many directions.
- Decorative trim - Victorian farm houses are decorated with elaborate, "gingerbread" style wood or metal trim.
- Textured wall surfaces - Scalloped shingles are commonly used to dress up the siding of a Victorian
- Steep, multi-faceted roof - Victorian farm houses feature steep roofs going in different directions.
- One story porch - A large, wrap-around porch with ornamental spindles and brackets is very common for Victorian homes.
- Towers - High-end Victorian homes feature a large round or octagonal tower with a steep, pointed roof.
- Vibrant colors - During the Victorian era bright colors like yellows and blues became very popular paint colors for homes.