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Joseph B Lanza Design + Building
Crow's Pond House
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Traditional Cape Cod "Half house" entry at twilight. Photo by Scott Gibson, courtesy Fine Homebuilding magazine The renovation and expansion of this traditional half Cape cottage into a bright and spacious four bedroom vacation house was featured in Fine Homebuilding magazine and in the books Additions
Additions and Updating Classic America: Capes from Taunton Press.
Cape with cedar shakes and extention.
ways to add to a small cape
A Cape Cod with breezeway to garage
So what type of vernacular design appeals to you?Is it the simple gable-shaped Cape with an exterior that appears to be a skin like a membrane that's tautly stretched over its frame?
“Style” — kkirk5one
Joseph B Lanza Design + Building
Mill Pond House
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baths, and a den. To create this big house in a small package, we drew upon the Cape Cod tradition with a series of volumes stepping back along the edge of the coastal bank. From the street the house appears as a classic half Cape, but what looks like the main house is only the master suite. The two “additions”
Cape cod style home, see how you can make additions to either side of the home
is a cape cod hose is a half story house with a gable roof and central entrance
Like our Cape Cod design and plantings
What Makes It Cape CodElement: Cedar shake shingles for the roof and siding. These unpainted shingles turn from a warm tan to a gray color over time. Clapboard siding is also common on Cape Cod cottages. How to make it your own: Cedar shake shingles require
“like black shutters with the shake siding” — cowbuyer
Daggett Builders, Inc
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Crooked Cottage Charm Featured in Maine Home & Design
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Photo by Christopher Robinson of Daggett Builders, Inc Extensive renovation of an antique cape on the coast of Maine. This house was featured in Maine Home & Design. See the article "Crooked Cottage Charm" on our website.
I like the size of the planks. It looks like our cape
Cape Cod style like my Nana's old house
other ways to add to a cape
... or a humble Cape Cod, you'll find horizontal lap siding to be a good choice.Cost: The installed cost of horizontal lap siding can vary widely, with the lowest about $3 to $5 per square foot for vinyl and $4 to $7 per square foot for fiber cement or cedar. Material quality, color finishing and more
Element: Double dormers. They punctuate the steep rooflines of many Cape Cod homes. The most common type of dormer used is a gabled one, which features a simple pitched roof with two sloping sides. How to make it your own: In addition to boosting curb appeal, dormers create
“Dormers” — dmergen
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Chondropetalum tectorum 'El Campo'
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Cape rush , the solution for that tall planter
cape rush or small cape rush
Cape rush is also well suited
cape rush 4-6 ft tall grass
Cape rush: Chondropetalum tectorum is an easy-to-grow plant that
Cape rush is also well suited to dry landscapes, and its breezy movement alludes to water in landscapes lacking that feature. Add natural slope stability to a hillside or use it for textural contrast in a minimalist garden.
Cape rush: Chondropetalum tectorum is an easy-to-grow plant that tolerates
“Cape rush grass gives feeling of water” — tadaah
Soorikian Architecture
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Home Renovation and Addition in Decatur
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We own a cute cape too and wondering how to keep the charm but add a full porch and more space by adding a third floor. Thanks
We are putting a new roof on our cape cod. We have black shutters and red door
American-dream Cape Cod–style house is a white picket fence. The flag reminds me of my grandfather, Pop, who would put one out every fair-weather morning and then fold it up the appropriate way each night, like Clint Eastwood in Gran Torino.
Cape Cod. A popular East Coast U.S. style, the Cape Cod house
footprint and charming cottage style, Cape Cod style is great for smaller households. It's also a natural choice for vacation homes and can be found across the country. As with many older house styles, Cape Cods tend to have little storage space.More about Cape Cod design
“Red door” — Mary McKenna
Beckwith Interiors
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Elegant Escape
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The paint color used in this room is Benjamin Moore, Cape Hatteras Sand.
Great wall color - BM's Cape Hatteras Sand
Cape Hatteras Sand" by Benjamin Moore
Cape hatters b moore
Benjamin Moore Cape Hatteras Sand
BM Cape Hatteras Sand
benjiman Moore cape ha
"Cape Hatteras Sand" by Benjamin
Cape hatteras sand...Cape hatters sand
“Paint color” — mcola823
Elaine M. Johnson
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Chatham Charm
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The renovation of a classic full Cape in Chatham, MA. Additions of retaining walls, walkway, gardens and fencing details completely transformed the front yard. All photos by Elaine M. Johnson.
I was wondering what color is the door on this home? I am trying to get the same look on my cape cod. Thank you!
Cape Cod Classic style, not a fan of shutters though
EYS YES EYS ON CAPE COD ESY
Cape CodThe Cape Cod started out small and was later adapted into the larger colonial revival Cape. The original Cape Cod house could withstand extreme weather conditions and blend into the natural landscape. Early Capes did not have dormers or porches, and usually faced south to take advantage of the
or lap siding that weathered and grayed with time. The windows were usually surrounded by working shutters. The house above is an example of a full Cape, with the front door centered on the home and two windows on either side. This simple house design has been often copied throughout the United States
“White shutters with shakes” — dmwildblood
SAVOIE Architecture
Duff front
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I love this cape! Reminds me of home
Beautiful example of a sprawling cape.
Love the Cape Cod style and this pretty yard.
Classic Cape home in autumn, fronted by a cascade of orange-hued, fallen leaves ripe for the rakin'.
In New England, Cape Cod houses were often built quite small, just two or three rooms downstairs and two rooms upstairs. These houses would then be expanded to the sides and back with small and large additions to accommodate the owner's needs. Growing over time in this way infused these houses with
“nice lines” — lindaclangston
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