ColonialColonials are another home style that have a distinct appearance. Symmetry plays a large part in Colonials -- evenly spaced shuttered windows, dormers, columns, and old Colonials will have many fireplaces. The most co
mmon Colonial in the United States is the Georgian Colonial, characterized by its strict symmetry, box shape, paneled front door below a decorative crown, simple or flattened columns, and the most notable feature of five shuttered windows across. Other notable Colonial styles in the United States are Dutch, Federal, and Spanish.