They’re inviting, hospitable, warm, and full of charm and lots of personality. Living in the South, we’re blessed with almost year-round weather that calls for those quintessentially Southern characteristics to be expressed in homes’ exteriors. Think leaving the doors and windows open, folks sitting outside in rocking chairs, and gardens brimming with verdant plants and flowers. A home’s curb appeal is its first impression, where guests and passersby get the first glimpse of its personality. And for those houses with unmistakable Southern charm, it’s more than likely they have several—if not all—of the following 7 features.
At their core, classically Southern homes share the character of the people who live within them.