Architectural Profile: Cape Cod Style Homes

It’s hard not to smile when you see the charming cottage details of a Cape Cod-style home.  Homes in this style have a symmetrical, rectangular shape, a central chimney, dormers peeking out of a pitched roof and embellishments like shuttered windows and window boxes.  Sometimes they have a cedar-shingled exterior and a curving pathway from the sidewalk, sometimes pillars on each side of the door. But more often than not, these homes have decorative lighting on either side of the front door.

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