Additions To Cape Cod Style Homes. This provided for extra living space as their families expanded. Colonial Capes feature a central chimney that is often linked to a fireplace in every room. 16072016 Thanks to its inexpensive style the Cape Cod was a popular choice for many of the first major housing developments after soldiers came back from World War II. If the Cape Cod had bedrooms on the smaller second floor than attic dormers might be added to provide extra space and light.
Wing additions on one or both sides of the house typically for garages or a new living room. 19072018 Flooded with natural light the new contemporary addition features clean lines and abundant glass. 12072010 Cape Cod Home Improvement on January 23 2011. 11092019 A common practice for homeowners was to build additions like wings to the square frame on the sides and rear. I have seen many articles that do not depict actual Cape Cod Cape Cods if that makes sense. Old Dominion Building Group of N VA.
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Is my favorite especially if the children in the house are a bit older and dont need to be close to the adultsor if you have out of town company. By raising the rafters and adding a 102-square-foot bumpout over the passageway to the garage Jeff gained room for a. The rear addition remains intentionally unnoticeable from the street side to keep up with the neighborhood scale. We like them maybe you were too. Adding dormers where skylights currently exist. 02022021 Among the top remodeling trends for Cape Cod houses that Sjostrom notes.