Originating in New England in the 17th century, the simple symmetric design was constructed of local materials to withstand the stormy, stark weather of Cape Cod. It features a central front door flanked by multi-paned windows. Many of the homes we call Cape Cod style actually are found on Cape Ann, northeast of Boston.
The center chimney warmed the entire house. Shutters were made to actually close over the windows. So this style is so cozy for living with families. For inspiring you, here we give you 48 Traditional Cape Cod Exterior Ideas. Explore and get inspired!