When you are planning to build your Saltbox home, please talk to the experts at Early New England Homes. The iconic Saltbox style colonial home is a familiar sight all over New England. The Saltbox style home remains a favorite for a number of reasons.
The Saltbox home is ideal for cold climates. Saltbox homes have a steep roofline, which has a few advantages. The sloped roof allows snow and ice to easily slide off, preventing damage to the home. Additionally, the steep slope of the roof helps keep temperatures inside the home more comfortable during the cold winter months.
The Saltbox has a flexible floor plan. Saltbox homes offer a great deal of flexibility in terms of flooring. The open layout is perfect for large families or those who need extra office space. Additionally, the design lends itself well to modifications, so you can easily change the layout if your needs change over time.
Saltbox homes are attractive. Saltbox homes are not only functional, but they are also attractive. As with other Classic New England colonials, saltbox homes never go out of style.
Economical to build. Early New England Homes saltbox homes are reproduction colonials constructed with the post and beam framework that has a very long lifespan. If you are looking for an affordable and durable home that is easy to maintain, a saltbox may be just what you need.
Good resale value. The simple design of a saltbox house can be customized. This means that you can easily modify your home over time without having to worry about it losing value on the market. Additionally, this style of architecture has been popular for centuries, so potential buyers are likely to be interested in your home if you decide to sell it in the future.
Early New England Homes
Our beautiful colonial saltbox houses are 2095 square feet in area, and we can include an added ell, wing or farmer’s porch. The home kits are precut post and beam timber framed buildings. Options include hand planed beadboard paneling and beaded wainscoting. Beaded window and door trim, pre-hung 4-panel doors, board & batten doors and a storm door option are available. Wide board flooring and baseboards are a perfect fit in these saltbox homes. Complete the effect with our fireplace mantels and hand-forged interior hardware.