Cape Cod Style Homes in RI:
Cape Cod style homes originated in southern New England and have remained popular in the Northeast through the centuries. These homes are simple and symmetrical and were made to hold up against the stormy weather of New England. As times have changed, the Cape style homes have as well; however, these homes continue to have two multi-paned windows surrounding a central front door.
Cape Cod Style Characteristics:
The classic exterior of this style home is unpainted shingles, which often turn a weathered grey, adding more authenticity to the home. In addition to the shingles, Cape Cod homes are known for their central chimneys, gables and moderately steep pitched roofs. Capes tend to lack front and/or wrap around porches; however, the modern version of Cape Cod style homes can include screened in porches. Over the years some adaptations have been made including expanding the wings and adding roof dormers for extra natural light.
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