What kind of homes in Houlton Maine will you find, what about the neighborhood housing types?
For the most part, the majority of Southern Aroostook homes are from the late 1800's and newer. Lots of country style rural Houlton Maine farm, New England type homes.
The classic main gable roof Maine home with an "L" that houses the kitchen, rear shed. And usually the section with the first floor bathroom when indoor plumbing was installed. Where the summer kitchen for canning used to be.
In town housing stock in Houlton Maine includes a variety of neighborhoods, home styles.
Classic Victorian Queen Anne with turrets. Lots of mansard roof classics. One English Tudor style home that looks like a modern day, scaled down Houlton Maine church at 100 Court Street.
A ton of Federal style homes like the one I own next to our Maine real estate office. That uses the carriage house for the list, market, sell (repeat) process. Colonials, bungalows, capes, Greek revival influenced homes in Houlton Maine are common too. And twelve churches in Houlton Maine show religious freedom to pick a wide selection of places to worship.
In the 1940's, after World War Two, many capes were built in neighborhoods around Hogan, Bowdoin, Pearce, Elm, Byrd, Sterritt, Johnson Streets.
Along with Pleasant Court, Salem, Wilson, Drew, Abraham, and upper Pleasant Street.These newer subdivisions were not suddenly populated with houses though. Built one at a time, not by the tens, hundreds, thousands like some built up areas of the country.
In the early 1960's a shift to ranch style homes in Houton Maine filled gaps in subdivisions that had empty lots of land. Neighborhoods like South, Alfred, Brook, Columbia, Sunnyside Extension, Madigan, Ridgeway, Mahar, Rogers, Fairview and Hillview were heavily ranch home dotted. Built with GI loans, Farmer's Home Administration dollar down programs backed by Uncle Sam to give the Houlton Maine home buyer a leg up to house ownership.