Cape Cod House Plans

Our Cape Cod style house plans are instantly recognizable with distinctive steep roofs, dormers, side gables, decorative shutters, and centered front entrance.

Cape Cod House Plans

Modern Classic Cape Cod Style Houses

A Cape Cod house is a great choice for a practical and appealing floor plan. Cape Cod style houses are extraordinarily popular not just in Massachusetts, but all across the United States. They are so popular, in fact, that they are the default house style that children of all ages tend to create when drawing a house.

There's good reason for it. The outside look is distinctive and charming, and suits a variety of sizes from small and comfortable to spacious and grand. Inside, you'll often find tall cathedral ceilings, logical layouts of rooms, and a variety of useful features for everyday living.

With modern amenities throughout, you'll find value and lasting pride in this most classic of American home styles.

What Makes a Cape Code Style House?

The Cape Code style is defined by the simplicity and symmetry of the fundamental design. Several elements define the Cape Cod style:

  • Centrally located chimney
  • Floor plan expanding outward from there
  • Symmetrical facing
  • Centered front door
  • Level shingle siding
  • Dormer windows
  • Steep sloping, rectangular gable roofs

These elements and other details provide a classic charm that has endured since the seventeenth century.

The classic elements remain, but within these elements you'll find great variety and room for modern security and amenities.

What Will You Find in a Cape Cod House?

Our Cape Cod floor plans come in a wide variety of sizes and shapes, and each can be custom tailored to be your very own dream house. Available modern amenities for our Cape Cod houses include:

  • Special ceiling treatments
  • Walk-in closets
  • Rear view kitchens with counter-top islands
  • Spacious master bedrooms
  • Modern bathrooms
  • Front and rear porches

…And much more.

Explore Our Cape Cod Plans

You can browse all Cape Cod style house plans here.

Cape Cod House Plans

For example, take a look at The Lewisville Cape Cod house plan. It's a large, 2,400+ square foot family home with an available bonus room for extra entertainment. A luxurious master bedroom includes a large walk-in closet and a bath and shower unit. A study/bedroom separates the front door from a hallway leading to two additional bedrooms. The attached oversized garage provides incredible storage space. Behind the kitchen is a practical utility closet with washer/dryer and additional storage. For a large or growing family, this house provides a world of indoor living with a gorgeous, classic exterior.

Click here to view the Lewsiville floor plan.

Cape Cod House Plans

Or, for a smaller family or anyone looking to downgrade, The Stratford house plan may be a perfect option. This quaint country Cape Cod home is beautiful indoor and out. It comes with three bedrooms, including a master with attached master bath and walk-in closet. A cathedral ceiling brings a big, open feel to the great room. For its small footprint, The Stratford feels quite spacious and free without feeling unmanageable for a small family.

Click here to learn more about the Stratford home plan.

Contact Donald A. Gardner Architects for Cape Code Houses

Depending on your needs, we can help you pick out the perfect floor plan to make your new Cape Cod home your very own. With Donald A. Gardner Architects, you'll find everything you need today, and everything you never knew you needed before!

And since our sizes and styles vary so widely, you'll be able to pick the size and shape that suits you best. You won't end up overwhelmed by too many options. Instead, you'll find yourself excited about building your new house.

So go on and visualize the home you've always wanted. What's there? What's in the breakfast nook, a two-person booth or a charming four-chair round table? What will you place on the back porch on a summer day? How big a quilt will you snuggle up beneath in front of the fireplace in winter?

The possibilities are endless in a Cape Cod house. Contact us today to start bringing those possibilities into reality.

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