Cape Cod/ Colonial traditional-exterior

Cape Cod/ Colonial

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delaneys wrote:
Can you show me the floor plans for this house.
     Comment   August 23, 2013
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It's a William E. Poole design. Melrose.
February 4, 2014 at 8:38pm     
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sheilsjane wrote:
What is the square footage of this house?
   Comment   July 10, 2013
lovit wrote:
Where is the door and transom from? Thanks
   Comment   October 23, 2012
joycekwilson wrote:
Is there a side view of this house?
   Comment   August 26, 2012
joycekwilson wrote:
Is this a two story housed or are the windows fake?
   Comment   August 26, 2012
Vicki Mcmahon wrote:
Is this house on pier and beam. Does it have to be built up with concrete or how is it elevated
   Comment   February 26, 2011
bmsalsbury wrote:
Does anyone know what type and color of shingle is on this roof?
   Comment   December 1, 2010

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Bud Dietrich, AIA added this to Capes Across America
In response to the hot and humid climate, the variation of the Cape Cod style for the Southeastern part of the country includes a large porch to shade the interiors from the sun, and large windows to capture cooling breezes. This variation also includes lifting the house a few feet above the ground to avoid the often wet surroundings while providing an opportunity for a grander entrance. And often the chimneys were placed at the sides of the house to keep heat out of the interior.
Element: A wide front porch. Colonial versions of the style did not have front porches, due to climate and construction concerns, but they are common in revival incarnations of the look. How to make it your own: Porches are a great way to help smaller homes live larger by extending the living space outdoors.

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cwashi68 added this to cwashi68's ideas
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Jennifer Ross added this to Porches
on Wednesday
Love this porch on the Cape Cod.
mfrederick92 added this to realistic ideas subject to Amanda's approval
July 15, 2014
Nice combination of Cape Cod and colonial.
anamariaregina added this to anamariaregina's ideas
July 13, 2014
me gusta mucho
bhsimpson added this to bhsimpson's ideas
July 12, 2014
blondiesdad added this to blondiesdad's Ideas
July 10, 2014
Good look. If hyphen also on right---great!
mkduran added this to pool
July 10, 2014
Lake house
lesliebpo added this to front entrance
July 7, 2014
Like us
Sheryl Fehr added this to sheryl_fehr's Ideas
July 6, 2014
my dream home
Vera Lapshina added this to Exterior
July 1, 2014
front porch
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June 30, 2014
Dormers porch
nancybonn added this to remodeling
June 29, 2014
front porch
mmotekaitis added this to mmotekaitis's Ideas
June 22, 2014
Front door, cape cod style
vito711 added this to vito711's ideas
June 20, 2014
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June 20, 2014
Black top rail
ncrnkovich added this to ncrnkovich's Ideas
June 17, 2014
Pat Lebanik added this to porch
June 14, 2014
Stairs, landscaping
yaknelle added this to paxton place
June 8, 2014
Susan Giurleo added this to Renovate our Cape
June 5, 2014
Porch on front?
cook1333 added this to Exterior Ideas
June 2, 2014
Brick steips
mmmathes added this to mmmathes's ideas
May 29, 2014
style of porch
christinemaren added this to exterior
May 25, 2014
white house, black accents
Monica Stutzman added this to monica_stutzman's ideas
May 21, 2014
front porch roof
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May 9, 2014
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April 29, 2014
Diane Salmeri Sprague added this to dianesalmeri_sprague's ideas
April 19, 2014
This is what Bill wants for the front. Maybe such a big porch.
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April 16, 2014
House style
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April 10, 2014
erinchain added this to erinchain's ideas
April 6, 2014
front porch
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April 4, 2014
Addition on side
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April 2, 2014
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March 31, 2014
Front deck?
dabondo added this to front porches
March 28, 2014
like the stacks of bricks under columns
LeeAnn Parish added this to leeann_parish's Ideas
March 26, 2014
front porch look of home is very nice
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March 20, 2014
Add front porch to cape?
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March 20, 2014
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March 16, 2014
southern porch
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March 13, 2014
Concrete walkway
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March 10, 2014
mgordo321 added this to The Castle
March 5, 2014
cape front porch
emmie1217 added this to dining room
March 1, 2014
Roof line?
jmcfalls added this to Exterior
February 24, 2014
Here it looks like they added later roof for covered porch. This looks very nice on Cape Cod and could work at either front or back of house to form a covered porch.
holeski added this to holeski's ideas
February 21, 2014
Love this house
palmer126 added this to Favs!
February 11, 2014
front look
tracitempany added this to Bathroom Ideas
February 10, 2014
High roof
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February 9, 2014
Cape cod front porch 2
stephenandteresa1 added this to House remodel ideas
February 8, 2014
Perfect cape cod
muromoch added this to Outside finish & Lighting
February 6, 2014
Like this colonial look
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January 31, 2014
brown roof
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January 27, 2014
cape cod
M C added this to MACANDMLC Exteriors
January 25, 2014
Front Porch, railing, windows and shutters, circular drive, elevated porch, circular window above door
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January 21, 2014
Southern style
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January 16, 2014
lattice porch skirt
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January 13, 2014
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January 6, 2014
love the wide stairs leading to the door
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January 4, 2014
the porch
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January 2, 2014
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December 30, 2013
Dormers, porch
bscutrer added this to bsc ideas
December 29, 2013
love the driveway and sidewalk on this house
M C added this to macandmlc's ideas
December 29, 2013
Front Porch and windows and shutters, circl drive
Cindy Akin added this to cindy_akin's ideas
December 28, 2013
front porch
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December 27, 2013
David Hostetler added this to Exterior Color Ideas for the Holly House (seen below)
December 18, 2013
Classic white with black shutters?
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December 10, 2013
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December 7, 2013
Cape cod
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December 4, 2013
klrusc91 added this to Front porch
November 30, 2013
Roof changes slope
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November 25, 2013
rwforce8 added this to Exterior Ideas
November 16, 2013
Front porch - same amount as windows
dsalger added this to Front porch
November 14, 2013
Front porch
mlhannan added this to mlhannan's ideas
November 10, 2013
Nice cape
Lucia Houck added this to lucia_houck's ideas
November 6, 2013
Curb appeal...wider more useful front porch..wide, elegant entrance
jenraborg added this to Exterior Ideas
November 5, 2013
brick steps to decking on porch ties into brick support columns
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November 3, 2013
lindacat66 added this to Larry
November 1, 2013
l love this door
sara_27 added this to Decorative details
October 31, 2013
It is a semi-circle shape made with panes of glass
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October 31, 2013
this is a cape cod because of the chimney and it is two level the dormers are on the top of the roof. and then the fanlight at the door.
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October 30, 2013
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October 30, 2013
like dormers and color?
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October 27, 2013
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October 25, 2013
Front porch.
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October 24, 2013
Colonial porch
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October 20, 2013
building across from us?
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October 16, 2013
the porch
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October 13, 2013
Square lattice work under porch
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October 13, 2013
sidewalk to driveway
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October 12, 2013
columns and front porch
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October 8, 2013
grass/paths no beds
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October 6, 2013
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October 4, 2013
front porch, note dark shutters with white door
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October 2, 2013
White with black shutters
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September 29, 2013
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September 29, 2013
the whole house exterior
livgreen added this to New House
September 27, 2013
front porch
jh145000 added this to porch
September 24, 2013
Similar to our house...not porch in front of set back part of house. Use gable stuff in front of foundation
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September 24, 2013
Denise McCay added this to Exterior Ideas
September 23, 2013
covered porch
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September 20, 2013
Interesting veranda look
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September 19, 2013
The front porch
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September 19, 2013
Cape Cod
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September 15, 2013
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September 14, 2013
Lattice in foundation?
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September 11, 2013
Lattice work
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September 11, 2013
Colonial style
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September 10, 2013
kim3010 added this to kim3010's ideas
September 5, 2013
brick stairway in front of house
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September 5, 2013
Cape with front porch
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September 4, 2013
Front porch
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September 3, 2013
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September 2, 2013
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September 2, 2013
Railings black
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September 1, 2013
2nd story
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September 1, 2013
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August 29, 2013
front porch
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August 29, 2013
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August 28, 2013
railing across the front and post at the bottom of the front steps
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August 28, 2013
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August 28, 2013
pillars and railing
oldscooter added this to oldscooter's Ideas
August 27, 2013
need bigger dormers but I like the look
jdeubert added this to my cape house ideas
August 25, 2013
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August 22, 2013
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August 20, 2013
Cape cod
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August 19, 2013
cape cod porch with columns
Shea Chambers added this to Exteriors
August 15, 2013
Hall's cape cod
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August 14, 2013
Pretty house, large windows
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August 12, 2013
General look
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August 12, 2013
Traditional contrasting colors of black and white. It's the traditional Cape Cod look
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August 12, 2013
Cape Cod wide front porch
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August 10, 2013
dormers, big front porch, tall windows, shutters, inviting arched front door
Gwen Lewis added this to exterior
August 10, 2013
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August 10, 2013
Raised cape code with steps
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August 7, 2013
outside colors
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August 6, 2013
Front poarc
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August 6, 2013
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August 4, 2013
House ideas
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August 1, 2013
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August 1, 2013
Take away the trees.
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July 31, 2013
bfarmhouse added this to bfarmhouse's ideas
July 31, 2013
too many grids
kdlwall added this to porch
July 29, 2013
Porch on cape
Shara Whittemore_Dixon added this to sharadixon27's ideas
July 29, 2013
Love the long white front porch
sjtb added this to Landscaping
July 28, 2013
chelseaschauer added this to Exterior Ideas
July 23, 2013
Front porch
Brandi Orth added this to outside
July 23, 2013
love the porch
daisy250 added this to Closet Ideas
July 20, 2013
the porch
beckysunday added this to exterior colors
July 18, 2013
brick steps
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July 17, 2013
like wide steps
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July 17, 2013
Salam Saleh added this to salam_saleh's ideas
July 10, 2013
katiegogakearns added this to Print
July 9, 2013
These dormers look very skinny on this roof - will ours look like this?
noto9929 added this to noto9929's Ideas
July 6, 2013
Front porch
Nicholas Head added this to Cape Cod
July 4, 2013
dkb983 added this to dkb983's Ideas
June 30, 2013
Front porch
kbd4st added this to porch
June 29, 2013
Front porch
thinton72 added this to Lake Gardens
June 26, 2013
White brick or paint taupe w/ black shutters.
cchasen added this to Exterior Ideas
June 26, 2013
fsporer added this to Shed Dormer
June 26, 2013
Nice look
yvonnemwagner added this to yvonnemwagner's ideas
June 26, 2013
painted porch with lattace
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June 23, 2013
2 step Hip roof
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June 23, 2013
bb3323 added this to Foley- 127 Old Salt Works
June 22, 2013
Pretty door. Porch across whole front? Widening in front of living room?
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June 21, 2013
Love this porch!
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June 20, 2013
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June 20, 2013
mommamiller added this to Exterior Home
June 20, 2013
Love this but would want the porch to wrap around
tijoda added this to Front entry
June 19, 2013
like this exterior combination, roof, siding, trim
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June 19, 2013
front porch and walkway
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June 19, 2013
front elevation
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June 19, 2013
The cape cod style lends itself to the size and shape of your house.
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June 18, 2013
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June 18, 2013
lisan0912 added this to Dream Homes
June 18, 2013
love this simple house.
elripa added this to Exterior Ideas
June 10, 2013
front porch base
lnesler added this to 33 Lamb Avenue Ideabook
June 9, 2013
Exterior front
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June 9, 2013
Add a front porch
Julie Mignacca added this to Exterior Ideas
June 6, 2013
Front door with fanlight
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June 4, 2013
bethanne1410 added this to bethanne1410's Ideas
June 4, 2013
love the front door
Karen Maynard added this to Cape Cod additiona
June 4, 2013
Add a porch :)
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June 4, 2013
Front door
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June 2, 2013
Reminiscent of LA style homes
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May 29, 2013
dormers, big porch, columns, color scheme, farmhouse style, windows
Julie Neumer added this to juliekimm's ideas
May 29, 2013
Front porch is gorgeous!
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May 28, 2013
porch that doesn't extend all of the way across the front
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May 27, 2013
Exterior Idea
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May 26, 2013
Cape cod
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May 24, 2013
cute cape cod
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May 23, 2013
Front porch
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May 23, 2013
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May 22, 2013
added porch, move out family room to edge of porch,covered porch
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May 21, 2013
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