A Cape Cod home is a low, wide, single-story frame construction with a reasonably steep pitched gabled roof, a large central chimney, and hardly any ornamentation (wikipedia). Cape Cod architecture started centuries earlier in colonial New England. Original colonial houses in New England are far more commonly two stories compared to conventional 1 story houses we predict Cape Cod.
This home layout is symmetrical and easy using a dominant, angled roofline, dormer windows, clapboard siding and double-wrapped windows flanked by walls. If you like that style, we bring you our set of 50 Traditional Cape Cod House Exterior Ideas. Hope that this set will inspire you!