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What is a Cape Cod Style House Plan? Cape Cod Homes in Raleigh

Posted by Penny Hull on Fri, May 04, 2012 @ 09:05 AM

What is a Cape Cod Style House Plan?

Cape Cod Homes in Raleigh

The term "Cape Cod" originates from home designs in the city of Cape Cod, Massachusetts - and the modern Cape Cod home pulls elements from traditional colonial New England homes.

What gives a North Carolina home Cape Cod style?

What is a Cape Cod Style House Plan? Cape Cod Homes in Raleigh

A Cape Cod style house plan is defined by:

 - 1.5 stories (with the second story left unfinished in some cases for future expansion)

 - Main floor master bedroom

 - Additional bedrooms located on the second story. Cape Cod homes can have a large number of bedrooms for a given square footage.

 - Dormers

 - Symmetrical, "clean" exterior facade (number and placement of windows on each side of the front door) and little ornamentation

 - Similarly symmetrical interior with a "center hall layout" and rooms to the sides

What is a Cape Cod Style House Plan? Cape Cod Homes in Raleigh

 

 - Exterior made of real (or simulated) wood shingles or clapboard siding

 

 - Traditional Cape Cod homes have a central chimney, steep piched roof, and end gables.

 

 

Ask us about Cape Cod homes in Raleigh, NC.

No two Stanton Homes are alike - and our homebuyers get ideas from dozens of different home styles.

Each custom home is a result of combining our vision and the ideas of our homebuyers with the expertise of our in-house design team. Our in-house design work comes included in our custom home packages, at no extra cost to our homebuyers.

 

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