On this 143 acre sprawling estate sits a grand example of a Dutch Colonial home circa 1766. It is also known at the Conyn-Van Rensselaer House or Locus Dale Farm from trees in front of the house, said to have been...
Tag - Dutch Colonial
Dutch Colonial Homes – 1625 – 1840
Dutch colonial homes are usually one story but sometimes can be one and a half stories and even rarer two stories with a side gabled roof with little to no overhang. There are different subtypes of a Dutch Colonial Home
Urban Tradition: Has steeply pitched roofs, matching side chimneys and were usually built with bricks
Rural Tradition – Unflared & Flared Eaves: Usually built with stone and located in rural areas. The flared version was very similar to the unflared rural but had overhanging eaves.