Tuesday Trend Report: #DESIGNSERIES Modern Craftsman

Classic Cottages has made its mark in the custom home industry by perfecting its Modern Craftsman design over the years. This classic style is a well-rounded one. Incorporating features from many of the other design styles, this home is specifically designed with a purpose: to last for generations. With traditional roots and a neutral color scheme, this modern take on an old favorite has become a popular choice amongst homebuilders & home buyers within the Design+Build community. Built with quality & care, this style pays attention to the bigger details that make the lasting difference. This design style avoids overwhelming popular trends that will only last a couple of years. It goes back to the basics and allows these traditional features and materials to stand out and truly flourish. From beautifully painted custom molding to hand finished hardwood flooring, the attention to detail can be as much as you make it. Features of a Modern Craftsman home typically include:

Low-Pitched Roof Lines, Gabled or Hipped roof

Deep, Wide Eaves with Exposed Rafters

Decorative Knee Braces

Built-In Cabinetry

Large Fireplace

Built-in Cabinetry on either side of Fireplace


Covered Front Porch with Tapered, Square Columns

Stone Accents

Custom Molding & Wainscoting

Hardwood Floors