What Are Some Common Features of French Country Architecture?

Some common features of French Country architecture include a tall roof and windows, symmetrical windows and chimneys and ceilings with exposed beams. Calm and relaxing shades for interior decoration is another common feature of French country architectural design.

The architecture features tin-barrel roofs leading down to hipped roof lines. Tall rectangular windows on first and second floors align symmetrically and feature either rounded eyebrow arches or wood shutters. Chimneys appear on either side of the house as mirror images as they peek above the roof line.

The exterior features a natural stone facade or red brick. The natural stone is usually gray or white.

Interior features often include oversized limestone mantels and fireplaces.