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Popular Home Styles in South Carolina

August 26, 2015
From the country to the city and all the way to the coast, check out three architectural styles that define this historic state.
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Plantation Style

Popular throughout the South Carolina countryside, plantation-style homes feature influences from the neoclassical and French Colonial architectural styles.

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Plantation Style: Exterior

The tall front porch is a hallmark of the plantation home, supported by stately Greek-style columns.

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Plantation Style: Front Porch

The large shutters that flank each window can be closed to protect the glass from the sometimes-harsh weather of the South Carolina coast.

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Plantation Style: Entrance

In the grand entryway of this plantation-style home, a stairway gently curves upward in an ornate display of expert woodwork.

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