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The Cape Collection! 90+ Greater Boston Homes for Sale Feat. Cape Cod-Style Architecture

The Cape Collection! 90+ Greater Boston Homes for Sale Feat. Cape Cod-Style Architecture

Mid-century modern. Greek revival. Victorian. When you picture the different styles of home architecture, one that may come to mind is the Cape Cod-style house

A name that evokes thoughts of sandy, wind-swept beaches and ocean waters. While Cape Cod was the birthplace of this home style, not every Cape Cod-style home has to necessarily be housed along the water.

The Cape style home originated in Cape Cod as a sturdy, simple home that allowed the colonists to weather the cold winters they encountered. The homes' unique features served practical purposes: including the gabled roofs to shed snow, the low ceilings to conserve heat, and the picturesque shutters to guard against the winds.

 

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Cape Cod homes are usually distinguishable with the following features:

  • Symmetrical appearance with a centered front entry

  • Steep roofs with side gables and an overhang

  • Shingle siding

  • Gabled dormers

  • Double-hung windows with shutters

  • Centralized chimneys

  • 1 or 1.5 stories

  • Low ceilings

  • Symmetrical layout with center hall

  • Clean lines with little aesthetic detailing

 

We've compiled 90+ homes for sale throughout Greater Boston that feature this picturesque architectural style.

Take a look at the list below, and reach out to The Bushari Team for more information and showing requests!

 

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