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Prow Floor Plans
Prow floor plans are traditional American architecture for residential homes. The term prow originated from the construction of the home resembling the front of a ship, otherwise known as the prow or bow.
Prow floor plans are often built today in areas that provide an unforgettable view. To take full advantage of the design style of a prow floor plan, the best places to build these homes are near mountains, forests, or lakes.
Most prow floor plans feature the following:
While they are several types of different wood siding you can choose from, such as redwood siding, cedar is one of the most common types of siding used in the design of a prow floor plan. The cedar siding usually compliments the environment a prow floor plan is built within, as well as, paying tribute to the original look ships used to have, which of course prow styles are modeled after.
High, Vaulted Ceilings:
When buying a home, high, vaulted ceiling are usually one of the selling points. Vaulted ceilings provide a spacious, open feeling that accompanies the outdoorsy lifestyle of homeowners who choose prow floor plan-style homes.
A vaulted ceiling refers to the design of the roof to cause the interior ceiling to have angles that lead towards the roof. This style of design extends the feel and look of a room, instead of using the standard flat ceilings. There are several types of vaulted ceilings, some of the most popular being: arched, barrel, and cathedral ceilings.
As mentioned before, prow floor plans really shine when they’re built in their environment. With vaulted ceilings, comes the ability to add amazing options for windows to look out into your choose of natural views.
Why Choose Us
For over 30 years Colorado Building Systems has been building prow floor plans across western Colorado and surrounding areas. We only build our homes using a system-build construction method, which ensures the highest quality check of labor and materials in the industry.
With our vast knowledge of construction experience including, on-site “stick-built” homes, multi-family homes, spec homes, specialized system built homes, commercial finishes, remodels, additions, basements, decks, patios, and more, the team at Colorado Building System’s is able to build any residential home or commercial building our customers are looking for.
At the end of the day, Colorado Building System wants you to have the best experience possible when it comes to searching for your perfect prow floor plans.