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Craftsman-style Bungalow

Discover the warmth and character of Craftsman-style architecture, where every detail tells a story of workmanship and tradition. With Hardie® siding, create a bungalow that exudes timeless appeal and invites you to embrace the cozy comforts of home in a space designed for modern living.

Exploring Craftsman-style bungalow home hallmarks

These key hallmarks prove classic elegance and modern living can harmoniously coexist.

Craftsman details

Craftsman-style bungalows are distinguished by their emphasis on craftsmanship and attention to detail, featuring exposed rafters, decorative brackets, and handcrafted woodwork.

Low-pitched rooflines

With their low-pitched gable or hipped roofs, Craftsman-style bungalows exude a cozy and inviting character while maximizing interior space.

Expansive porch

Craftsman-style bungalows often boast a welcoming front porch with tapered columns and stone or brick accents, providing the perfect spot for relaxing and socializing.

Craftsman-style bungalow, three ways

Find out how to capture the character of a Craftsman-style bungalow in a variety of ways below.




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Timeless in every detail

Step into the inviting ambiance of a classic Craftsman-style bungalow, where every detail exudes warmth and welcome, seamlessly blending with the surrounding nature.

Siding material

Enhance your classic Craftsman-style bungalow with lap siding that has a woodgrain appearance, replicating the texture of traditional cedar wood.

Color palette

For a classic look, pick rich, neutral hues that seamlessly blend with the natural landscape to elevate your bungalow's style, creating a timeless and natural feel.


Capture the timeless charm of classic Craftsman architecture with low-pitched rooflines, expansive eaves, exposed rafters, and decorative artisanal detailing.

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