If you’re thinking about purchasing a cape style home, here’s some pros and cons we’ve learned after living in ours for the past ~2 years:
A Cape Cod (or ‘cape’) style home is typically a low, one and a half story house with a chimney running through the center, and a steep pitched roof. This cottage-style house originated in the 17th century in the New England area of the United States (home to Cape Cod, MA). During the Colonial Revival in the 1930s, Cape Cod homes become popular again due to their affordability. Continue reading What is a Cape Cod style home?