The Most Popular Style Home

11 percent of Americans prefer this style house.

Cottages are the most popular house style, according to HomeAdvisor. In a survey of over 2,200 Americans, contemporary, Mediterranean, and craftsman won as the next most-popular, respectively. HomeAdvisor describes cottage-style homes as “typically [having] stone or wood elements and often include porches.” Cottage-style won in states on the coasts, like Washington and Virginia, and in the middle of the country. While cottage won in Connecticut, contemporary homes won in New York.

Tour some of our favorite cottages from over the years.