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Midcentury Modern Ranch

Indulge in the sleek sophistication of midcentury modern ranch living. With Hardie® siding, you can channel the iconic style of the mid-20th century, blending clean lines and natural materials to create a home that embodies timeless elegance and modern allure.

Exploring midcentury modern ranch home hallmarks

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

Single-level living

Midcentury modern ranch homes are characterized by their sprawling, single-story layout, offering easy accessibility and a seamless flow between indoor and outdoor spaces.

Horizontal emphasis

Ranch homes emphasize horizontal lines and a low-slung profile, echoing the expansive horizontality of the American landscape and promoting a sense of openness.

Minimalist design

Midcentury modern ranch homes often feature a minimalist design aesthetic, with clean lines, flat or low-pitched roofs, and an integration of natural materials such as wood and stone.

Midcentury modern ranch, three ways

Find out how to capture the character of a midcentury modern ranch home in a variety of ways below.




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Ranch revival

Discover the timeless appeal of a classic midcentury modern ranch home. From sleek lines to understated details, iconic design meets modern comfort.

Siding material

Create the sleek lines and clean aesthetics of classic midcentury modern design with horizontal lap siding, completing the look with smooth trim.

Color palette

Opt for subtle yet distinctive colors like bright whites with crisp dark trim to complement the midcentury modern aesthetic.


Soften sharp lines with lush greenery and natural elements, blurring the lines between indoor and outdoor living.

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Bring your vision to life

See how beautifully things can come together with the Hover® Design Studio app, brought to you by James Hardie. Using just eight photos of your exterior, Hover® creates a 3D model of your home so you can start designing.

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