Unique Vintage House Design Styles

Vintage home designs are old houses that were constructed decades of centuries ago. They have great features and characteristics that may not exist with modern homes. It has now become popular for people to own or buy a vintage style house and renovate it to a modern home design. This is done carefully while maintaining the home’s vintage characteristics.  Materials used in building old houses were stones, flints, reed for thatched roofing, wooden beams and panels, including steel and other metals and materials .

Most well known types of vintage house design styles are the Victorian homes, Edwardian homes, Georgian homes and the queen Anne style homes.  They are European style homes and not to mention some from other parts of the world.  The vintage house designs look cozy in nature because of their natural characteristics from nature.

Below are examples of these vintage house design styles and each has inspirational features you can learn from.

Vintage Thatched house Design

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Vintage home design with exposed stone and brick wall fence . The house exteriors also have the exposed stone and bricks . The nice grey thatched roof make the house look cosy and the tree branches and green plants adds some decor to this two storey antique style cottage.

2. Vintage Modern Home Design

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Vintage style house painted in beige and white color with swimming pool outside.  The low vintage stone wall fence adds abit fo character to this multi level terrace house.  One side of this house is two storey and ther other side with roof balcony is one storey.

3.  Vintage Stone Castle in Scotland

rustic house

A 1560 Forter Castle in Glen Isla, the most Westerly of the Scottish Angus Glens. The castle is built using traditional methods and materials like stone we see on the exterior architecture of the house design. The castle home has a vintage design from both its exterior and interior design.

4. Elegantly Renovated Victorian Villa

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Semidetached brick Victorian home design with a modern twist. The interior design of the house look elaborate and elegant. You can see the open kitchen and living room and Victorian Modern Furniture from outside through the three big sliding doors from the garden extension. There is more to like about this vintage modern villa design, the brick works  .

5. French Cottage Style

stone house design

Two storey farmhouse country home conversion in Gloucestershire. Beautiful French Country Brick work ,stone wall and roof and chimneys.

6. Red Bridge House

vintage modern house

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Single-story contemporary house design with country house feel. The house focuses on nature, the use of natural resources that blends in with environment it is built on.

7. Queen Anne style house


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Two bedroom remodeled Queen Anne style house design in downtown Santa Barbara. The house had the existing attic modified into two bedrooms. Remodeling of this vintage style home was done carefully by the architects designers while maintaining the home’s old world charm and overcoming the challenges of remodeling a century old structure to create a family home that will last for decades.

8.  London Book Tower House

contemporary house

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The extension on the side of the house was a key part of the design. Play on traditional and contemporary architecture with traditional materials. Amazing design and maximisation of available space ,Side extension with glass roof panels, the big doors that open out onto the garden. Smart looking glass extension to a narrow house and garden.

9. Sea House Porth Beach North Cornwall

coastal house

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Simply stunning, contemporary beach-side modern home design with a beautiful indoor heated swimming pool, located by Porth beach, North Cornwall. There are five beautiful bedrooms, an indoor heated swimming pool, three steam rooms, games room with beautiful bespoke bar and a Mark Wilkinson kitchen that has been made and installed to the highest of standards.

10.  1980’s Vintage House

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An Edwardian Style home design built in 1981 in Berkhamsted’s Conservation Area in UK. The vintage house was renovated and transformed into a modern home for a modern family having been originally constructed from relatively poor quality materials.

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