Design Guidelines Manual

Section II:   Entrance Forms

  • Symmetrically or asymmetrically located
  • Entries should be a prominent element, inviting and elegant within the home's context
  • Minimum width of 6'-0"
  • Maximum height two story (1 & 1 1/2 story preferred)
  • Columns of wood, stone and brick are encouraged, proportionate with the scale of the entry
  • Side lights and transoms are encouraged at entry doors

Some examples:


Sawn beam entry detailing


Entry detailing as the common design characteristic

Low key entry porch


Wood columns & beams enhanced with stone bring prominence to the entry


Hand hewn log feature from Camp Style design influence

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