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March 22, 2014
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The Bungalow house style of architecture is a single family house type whose popularity grew in the western United States at the turn-of-the-century. Bungalows offered low cost, simple living quarters with an artistic touch to many Americans getting by on modest means. With its special features- style, convenience, simplicity, sound construction, and excellent plumbing- the bungalow filled more than the need for shelter. It provided fulfillment of the American dream.

Types of Bungalow Styles include: California, Arts & Crafts (Craftsman), Mission, Tudor, Prairie, Pueblo, Chicago, Cape Cod, and Moderne.

Identifying Features

  1. Overall architecture has a low profile with prominent horizontal accents
  2. Usually no more than one and one-half stories

Archived Bungalow Example Listings

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Stunning Renovation

1921 California Bungalow
2000 Sq. Ft.
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Santa Maria Bungalow

1925 California Bungalow
1000 Sq. Ft.
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Turn-of-the-Century Bungalow

1900 Bungalow
1880 Sq. Ft.
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