In this series, I offer to you a traditional whitewhased brick home featuring beautiful planters on each side of the entryway. This whitewashed brick is more of what people think of when that technique is mentioned. Removing only some of the paint and varying the degree in the process creates a worn pattern typical of the Old South plantations.
“Back in the day”, a front chimney was often fashioned to say that a front courtyard would be used both summer and winter. A courtyard full of perfumed plants, shady potted plants, and lots of roses.
A place where the family gathered and would spend time with the side doors opened for all seasons. Such an open front designs says the owners enjoy being social.
The sweeping front roof line is a character trait with a design called , The Piedmont Home. Interesting to see it on this offset 4 square. Love the substantial gas iron sconces which make you feel like a carriage could pull up at any minute. Lots of personality displayed here in this mix of traditional and purposefully placed addition of the sun room.
Low growing plants in the front give way to the drama taking place in the entryway. Sturdy planters and beefed up columns make this a strong home where those who enter will be welcomed and you can expect to be entertained with joy and comfort. Safety from the weather is only two steps up to the covered porch. A must in the days when the ladies were dropped off and the men soon to follow.