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Cape Cod-Style Homes

These captivating, quintessential New England-style homes are often found off the rocky shoreline of Cape Cod, Mass. Browse the essentials of a Cape Cod design to get coastal-themed ideas for your home.

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Strong Elements

Architecturally, Cape Cod-style homes are designed to withstand harsh New England weather. Steep roofs help shed snow and rain, while a central chimney provides heat throughout the home. Gable-fronted dormers open up attic spaces and add an element of visual contrast to the home's exterior.

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