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Top 5 New Home Door Styles

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Below are descriptions of the top 5 coolest to new home interior door styles you will love - with pictures and style names.

Each of these doors styles are taken from different custom homes built by Stanton Homes.

How are different types of doors defined?

Interior door types are defined by the number, shape, and size of panels will distinguish each door style. Other factors (which can affect the cost of a door) include the materials the door is made of, how the door is finished (painted or stained), and how tall the door is.


Top 5 New Home Door Styles | Types of Interior DoorsNew Home Door Style 1: The Rockport

The Rockport new home door style presents a unique design with five rectangular panels evenly spaced down the door.


Top 5 New Home Door Styles | Types of Interior Doors




These photos of the Rockport door design are taken from a craftsman style new home.


See more photos of this new home door design in a version of the Brogan - built by Stanton Homes.






 Top 5 New Home Door Styles | Types of Interior DoorsNew Home Door Style 2: The Santa Fe

The Santa Fe new home door style is multi-dimensional - with arched radius set of panels.


The custom home pictured to the right used a Santa Fe style stained solid wood front entry door that matched all interior doors (including closet and pantry doors).

Top 5 New Home Door Styles | Types of Interior Doors






But front door styles do not have to match interior door styles - in fact, front doors are often chosen in different colors and styles for dramatic entrances. 


The Santa Fe door style can have a rustic appeal. Make sure this type of door flows with the rest of your home design, however, or it may look out of place.







New Home Door Style 3: The Provincial


Top 5 New Home Door Styles | Types of Interior Doors

A Provincial interior door has four vertical panels with a cathedral arch (an arch with a "dip" in the middle) spanning the top two panels.


Top 5 New Home Door Styles | Types of Interior Doors









The arched panels can be wide or skinny - pictured is an example of each. The photo to the left is taken from a master bathroom linen closet. The photo above is taken from a vaulted keeping room.




Top 5 New Home Door Styles | Types of Interior Doors

New Home Door Style 4: The Avalon


The Avalon interior door design uses three differently sized rectangle panels. 


The top panel is the largest and the middle panel is the smallest.


In this home, the middle panel of the avalon doors mirrors the 13-piece craftsman style crown moulding above the doorway. 

Other home styles can integrate Avalon doors as well - such as a contemporary home with lots of simple and clean lines.



New Home Door Style 5: The Continental 


Top 5 New Home Door Styles | Types of Interior Doors



Continental doors are very popular in Raleigh new home design.

In the custom home pictured to the left, the curved arch on the top Continental door panels mirror the arched entrances throughout the home.


Top 5 New Home Door Styles | Types of Interior Doors


 In the custom home pictured to the right, even the kitchen pantry door uses the Continental door style to maintain a consisten flow.










New Home Design Help


Each of these popular door styles can be customized to fit your needs. At Stanton Homes, our interior design team will help you choose the door style that will compliment your home design.


You may also be interested in new home crown moulding and trim styles.


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Hi Penny,

I liked seeing the doors in their settings...and now I am wondering if it is possible to "upgrade" a door of any of these styles to have it be a solid wood??

May 31, 2012 06:45 AM #1
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Janeanne - yes, most of these styles can be upgraded to a solid wood.  Solid wood doors are fairly rare these days though, and the price tag can be hefty.  A solid core door is much more common, and has a very reasonable cost.

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I'm digging the Santa Fe style, myself.

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