Hill Country style is a Texas house decorated in a natural warm color palette, using stone and brick for facade decoration. The houses have a high pediment, 1-2 floors and a fairly large area with an average of 4-5 bedrooms.
Houses in this style began to grow during the land rush, when an immigrant squeezed out land in the United States. A huge number of Germans left for Texas, who were the main fans of this style. Such houses are being built to this day. Also, such houses were loved by Scottish and French immigrants.
The houses were built using materials found right on the ground (cypress, cedar, mud brick, limestone). The original Hill Country houses were quite simple.
The Texas style is based on the original Spanish culture in architecture, but is a standard single-family cottage with 3-5 bedrooms and 3-4 bathrooms. The facades are characterized by finishing in sand tones (up to red and brown), finishing with decorative stone (light). The shape of the house is usually asymmetrical, has ledges and bay windows, a low-pitched roof, there are narrow-fronted options, and stretched on the ground.
This style is not identical to the ranch style or French eclecticism, popular in this region.
A Texas house is traditionally 1.5 times larger than the average American house due to the low cost per square meter of real estate in the state. So, 3 bedrooms is a small house, 4-5 is an average ordinary, 6 is large, instead of similar 1-2, 3 and 4-5.
Usually two floors with a second attic, but it can also be one-story, which does not make it a ranch (the ranch has a flat roof).