Renovations to a split-level can include bumping off the back of the house, where the deck is situated, for a larger kitchen and dining room area.
Most raised ranches enjoy an attached garage and some finished rooms on the first floor.
The roof usually comes in a low-pitched gable and the exterior appears asymmetrical with large windows.
The rear of raised ranch homes can be accessed commonly through sliding glass doors.
View This House Plan View Other Bi-Level House Plans Raised ranch homes are sometimes referred to as “split-level” homes.
However, there are a few differences between the two styles.
As American families grew, more floor area and separation between spaces were required for easier living with more family members.