The Victorian Character
ORNATE + MAGICAL
These romantic homes capture many a home buyers heart. With an abundance of detail, textures and colors. The Queen Anne architecture is commonly referred to as Victorian style.
This style influences the Colonial Revival which came after.
1 - 3 stories
Complex design with ornate trim
Asymmetrical shape, often L-shaped
Cross-gabled or hipped
Highly ornamented using wall surfaces for decorative texture and elements like patterned shingles
Round and octagonal rooms are often common
Partial or full front porch
Dominant front facing gable
Large porches, sometimes wrapping around
Details like spindle work, fish scale siding are used in abundance
Queen Anne: Noted for it’s ornamental excess
Victorian Homes for Sale in Portland, Oregon
These latest homes on the market were built before 1910 and are priced at $450,000 or more.
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