Cape Cod House Plans
Cape Cod style homes have been sought after by many American families for centuries. The stereotypical Cape Cod style home originated in New England in the 17th century, however, they also increased in popularity significantly in the 1930’s.
Whilst the traditional Cape Cod house plans are a popular choice for many homeowners, modern cape cod house plans offer a trendy alternative to this classic style of home. Fortunately, we have a wealth of different Cape Cod house plans for you to choose from, so you can find the perfect option for you and your family. Contact us today to get started.
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Characteristics of Cape Cod Style House Plans
There are several key characteristics of Cape Cod homes, and their unique exterior features means that they can be recognised no matter where you go. Cape Cod homes are typically symmetrical and have a central front entrance. They also tend to have:
- Double-hung windows with shutters
- Centralized chimneys
- Shingle siding
- No front porch
- Minimalist exterior design
- Steep roofs
As for their interior design, Cape Cod style house plans usually have low ceilings, and they are either 1 or 1.5 stories high. They often sport large, open-plan living spaces and low ceilings too.
Modern Cape Cod House Plans
If you want to try out something new, we can also create modern Cape Cod house plans to make your property stand out from the crowd. Modern Cape Cod homes still have the same key features as their traditional counterparts, however, a few elements are refreshed to make them feel more contemporary and up-to-date.
For example, modern Cape Cod houses will still be symmetrical, but they may not have shingle siding and windows with shutters. However, with Great House Design you can customise every detail of your Cape Cod home plan to ensure you get the exact features you want.
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