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Ranch Style

Over the years, the simplistic ranch style has been given many names:  the American Ranch, the Western Ranch, and the California Rambler to name a few. It has become an American tradition since 1945 when this style first came on the scene. It is believed that the ranch style developed out of the earth-hugging Prairie style originated by Frank Lloyd Wright. The simple lines of the ranch home lent itself to the fast production required as America’s demand for housing escalated during the baby boom years during the 1950’s and 60’s. The ranch style home from this era is sometimes referred to as retro-ranch to distinguish the original ranch homes from more recent construction.

Features of Ranch Style Homes:

  • Single story
  • Low pitched roof
  • Deep-set eaves
  • Horizontal, rambling layout: Long, narrow, and low to the ground
  • Rectangular, L-shaped, or U-shaped design
  • Large windows: double-hung, sliding, and picture
  • Sliding glass doors leading out to patio
  • Attached garage
  • Simple floor plans
  • Lack of decorative detailing, aside from decorative shutters

Variations of the Ranch Style

Ranch style homes are traditionally single story. However, you may find split-level and multi-level home styles appear under this category in our MLS. During the 1970’s an adaptation of the ranch appeared called the “Raised Ranch” signifying a ranch home with another floor level.

Emerald Coast MLS listings – ranch style homes for sale:

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720 Dubois Drive, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547 - 1

720 Dubois Drive

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
$224,500.00
Subdivision: Lakeview Estates

  • 3
  • 2
  • 1800 ft2
MLS ID: 718276
116 Scranton Street, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547 - 1

116 Scranton Street

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
$206,900.00
Subdivision: Scranton Estates

  • 4
  • 2
  • 1940 ft2
MLS ID: 718383
39 Lake Lorraine Circle, Shalimar, FL 32579 - 1

39 Lake Lorraine Circle

Shalimar, FL 32579
$400,000.00
Subdivision: Lake Lorraine Estates 3 Blk1 Lot20

  • 3
  • 2.5
  • 2776 ft2
MLS ID: 712128
5842 Hillcrest Drive, Crestview, FL 32539 - 1

5842 Hillcrest Drive

Crestview, FL 32539
$269,500.00
Subdivision: Hilltop Acres

  • 3
  • 2
  • 2240 ft2
MLS ID: 712054
126 Air Force Street, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547 - 1

126 Air Force Street

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
$225,000.00
Subdivision: Jacks S/d

  • 4
  • 2
  • 1604 ft2
MLS ID: 718987
719 Tuxedo Drive, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547 - 1

719 Tuxedo Drive

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
$63,000.00
Subdivision: Garniers Beach 7th

  • 3
  • 2
  • 1191 ft2
MLS ID: 719301
1912 Sundown Drive, Navarre, FL 32566 - 1

1912 Sundown Drive

Navarre, FL 32566
$212,000.00
Subdivision: Holley By The Sea

  • 3
  • 2
  • 1939 ft2
MLS ID: 709341
1029 Blvd De La Parisienne, Mary Esther, FL 32569 - 1

1029 Blvd De La Parisienne

Mary Esther, FL 32569
$176,000.00
Subdivision: Chateau Pres De La Mer

  • 3
  • 2
  • 1485 ft2
MLS ID: 717790
2 Davis Court, Shalimar, FL 32579 - 1

2 Davis Court

Shalimar, FL 32579
$450,000.00
Subdivision: Lake Lorraine Estates

  • 6
  • 4
  • 4258 ft2
MLS ID: 717209
2661 Hwy 98 W, Mary Esther, FL 32569 - 1

2661 Hwy 98 W

Mary Esther, FL 32569
$455,000.00
Subdivision: Metes & Bounds

  • 4
  • 3
  • 2225 ft2
MLS ID: 714576
632 Mayflower Avenue, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547 - 1

632 Mayflower Avenue

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
$174,900.00
Subdivision: Colony Estates

  • 3
  • 2
  • 1249 ft2
MLS ID: 718548
654 Randall Roberts Road, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547 - 1

654 Randall Roberts Road

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
$269,500.00
Subdivision: Emerald Village S/d

  • 4
  • 2
  • 2120 ft2
MLS ID: 718774
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