ranch house


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ranch house

A rambling one-story house, especially popular in the mid-20th century; usually designed to emphasize the horizontal aspects of the house. Typically characterized by: an asymmetrical plan; exterior wall cladding of stucco, brick, wood, or some combination thereof; a low-pitched roof with eaves having a moderate-to-wide overhang, a hipped, cross-gabled, or side-gabled roof; exposed rafters; ribbon windows, windows decorated with shutters; frequently, glass sliding doors that open onto a porch or patio at the side or rear of the house; an attached garage.
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In a future issue, we'll suggest design strategies for adding a second floor to the ranch house.
He paid another visit to the Ranch House and the next thing we knew we were all being kitted out in straw cowboy hats, check shirts and cravats.
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There was a building which was our "ranch house", which had a veranda around it.
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One friend's wife actually suggested I leave that hat outside when coming into their ranch house. I don't think she was kidding.
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