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Posted by Penny Hull on Tue, Aug 30, 2016 @ 05:08 AM

What is the best color for a Farmhouse Exterior?

Which exterior colors are the most popular for a farmhouse style home? Which are more requested in Raleigh new homes? See photos of brown, tan, white, yellow, red, and gray farmhouse exteriors below.

Brick Farmhouse Exterior with Wrap Around Front Porch - Tans and Browns

Brick Farmhouse Exterior | Farmhouse Builders Raleigh

Two story farmhouse floor plans are built for family and friends to gather - with a spacious kitchen, open great room with cozy fireplace, and dining area large enough for a long farmhouse table. This Raleigh new home, a version of the Daniel, has an old-fashioned sense of home with a lot of modern updates.

See interior farmhouse photos of these farmhouse floor plan elements, in the Daniel.

White Farmhouse Exterior with Traditional DormersWhite Farmhouse Exterior | Farmhouse Builders Raleigh

From the white apron sink in the island kitchen to the light blue master bath with cantilever tub, this first floor master suite home speaks to a classic farmhouse style.

See interior photos and get the floor plan for this white country farmhouse, the Carwile, here.


Yellow Farmhouse Exterior and Red Front DoorYellowFarmhouse.jpg

This yellow farmhouse exterior stands out, with double window dormers, a rocking chair front porch, black shutters, and sunburst window above the red front door.  

Red Farmhouse Exterior on a French Country Home with Stone Accents

Red Farmhouse Exterior Photos | Farmhouse Builders Raleigh


What's the difference between "American" and French Country farmhouse designs? The nonsymmetrical curved roofline, strong red siding color, steep pitch roof, small pane windows, and stone accents are French Country exterior design elements.

See a photo gallery of this red French country farmhouse, the Country Manor, here.


Sand and Brown Farmhouse Exterior with Three-Sided Wrap Around Front Porch

Farmhouse Exterior Photos | Farmhouse Builders Raleigh

The vaulted great room opens to the island kitchen, breakfast nook, and formal dining. A first floor master suite has an elegant trey ceiling, his and hers walk in closet. The island kitchen also offers a "Costco size" walk in pantry, with mud room style laundry around the corner.

See interior photos of this traditional farmhouse, the Low Country Farmhouse, here.


Yellow Farmhouse Exterior with Red Metal RoofYellow Farmhouse Exterior Photos | Farmhouse Builders Raleigh

It's hard to find a more traditional look than a yellow farmhouse with red metal roof. 

Reminicent of a barn, this Raleigh farmhouse style home is fully wheelchair accessible - from the concrete path that leads from the front patio to the backyard to the kitchen, bathrooms, hallways, and living areas.

See a photo gallery of this yellow farmhouse, the Blackhawk - click here


Gray Farmhouse Exterior with Three-Sided Wrap Around Front PorchGray Farmhouse Exterior Photos | Farmhouse Builders Raleigh

This Farmhouse plan has a traditional feel inside and out with a main floor master suite, large kitchen island open to the great room, separate dining and breakfast rooms, and three secondary bedrooms upstairs with a small loft overlook to the vaulted great room. The front porch wraps around three sides of the home, with a separate covered patio in the backyard. 

See interior photos of this traditional farmhouse, another version of the Low Country Farmhouse, here.

What color would you pick for your farmhouse?  Vote here!

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Compare these two farmhouses, side-by-side, and see what a difference your paint, cabinet, and fixture selections can make in the SAME farmhouse house plan (a Max Fulbright design): 

Do you want to live in a Raleigh Farmhouse style home?

Send us the name of a floor plan that is close to what you want, and we can help you to modify the floor plan layout to give you a farmhouse that fits your wish list:

  • Create special features, like mother in law suites or accessibility.
  • Redesign the exterior. Or the kitchen. Or the master suite. Or just about anything.
  • Add customization to every area of the home

Get our top 10 first floor master house plans, here.

Top 10 Floor Plans | Raleigh New Homes


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