The Westmoreland

Standard Home Plans for 1926

1926 Standard House Plans: The Westmoreland

1926 Standard House Plans: The Westmoreland

The Westmoreland has the distinction of being the only Tudor style, English cottage in the book. It's distinctive stucco and half timbered facade makes it look like the storybook house that was so popular during the 1920s. An inset shed dormer and clipped cross gable mass is appealing. The gabled entry repeats the steeply pitched roofline. Three banks of three windows repeat across the facade with three singles evenly spaced and bracketed within the dormer. By 1925 standards, was a large house with almost 2600 square feet. Four large bedrooms upstairs share a full bath. Downstairs another large bedroom or den is next to another full bath. The rooms are large but unusual features are few. There is a breakfast nook and French doors from the living room to the dining room. There is a terrace at the entry but no other attached or covered outdoor rooms.

"The life that would be complete, that would be sweet and sane as well as strong must be softened and enriched by the love of all things beautiful. In no other way has man proven his onward and upward march as in the creation of beautiful homes like The Westmoreland. Such homes are civilization's guide-posts on the path of progress."