Winston Salem, NC

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Winston Salem NC, two separate cities officially joined with a hyphen in 1913 to become Winston-Salem NC. This metropolitan southern city is chocked full of wonderful front porches.



Not too far from Winston-Salem is another smaller city - Clemmons NC. It too, has very charming porch ideas.

craftsman style front porch in Winston-Salem NC
Beautiful Craftsman-style porch designed and photographed by Flowergardengirl"
Mary and I were fortunate to visit the Winston Salem and Clemmons area in search of front porch ideas. We were struck by the diversity of front porch designs that ranged from southern country to arts and crafts.

We found unique design ideas for roofs, railings, and landscaping and tried to capture them for you in our front porch pictures.

large wrap around front porch in Winston-Salem-NC
Large wrap around - note the gable roof line over the porch entry

front porch with patio extension
Craftsman columns with a patio extension

classic front porch with tuscan columns
Classic Southern porch

very large wrap around open front porch
Large colonnaded Southern porch accented by gorgeous hydrangeas

romanesque style front porch columns
Note the design above the columns - makes it appear even more grand

square front porch columns with exterior trim
Square columns and stone steps for a unique look

graceful small porch
This design for a small porch mimics grand southern estates



unique column design on a small porch
Unique column design adds appeal to this small porch

herring bone railing design on porch
Amazing roof and ceiling design along with neat railings!

craftsman style porch in Winston Salem
True Craftsman-style porch

lovely green shutters and exquisite landscaping for front porch
Note how the colors complement the design

double porch columns and tanding seam metal roof
Combination of column design and roofing material (aluminum)
makes this porch very appealing

Winston Salem NC Front Porch Hunting Tips

If you travel to Winston-Salem, here are a few neighborhoods where you will find some notable front porches!
  • West Salem boasts many historic homes from mid-19th century Greek Revival to a large collection of Craftsmen-style bungalows.
  • West End boasts that its front porch style is actually four: Queene Anne, Neoclassical, Colonial Revival, and Craftsman.
  • Washington Park is one of Winston-Salem's oldest residential areas and most attractive neighborhoods. You'll find a myriad home styles with gorgeous porches.
  • Clemmons NC neighborhoods have interesting and unique porches. It has a small town feel, beautifully decorated porches, and southern hospitality to boot!

Get Away from the Hustle and Bustle in This Nearby Mountain Town

downtown Blowing Rock NC porch

Our good friend, Anna, took the two of us to this delightful mountain town. Be sure to stop by to see our photos from Blowing Rock. It's a quaint and peaceful small town in the mountains.

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If your town has attractive porches, then please let us know. You never know...we might stop by.

If you'd like to know how we travel around to charming places and get paid to look at beautiful porches, we're happy to share.

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