Cape style house is traditional house design that is unique and architectural. You can be one of the fans of this house style and want to use this style for your next project. Since the style of the house is unique, it will be difficult for you to determine what should be created in your plans when working with this style.
There are three types of cape style house, half cape, three quarter cape and full cape. Half cape consists of a single room. This style featured with one and a half of stories with a steep, gabled roof and two bedrooms that placed at the loft space under the eaves. The chimney placed at the center of the house so that the warmth spreads to the entire house. The ceiling is so low, but it has two windows on the one side of the door that extends all the way the roof line. The three quarter cape is different. It is the expanded version of the half caper. It has three windows at the front house, of which two of them on one side of the door and one on the other side. The entryway of this house placed in slight counterbalance to the chimney. The design of this style allows you to make to expand it. The full cape is the third type that is still built today. This style has similarity with others since it also featured with steep and pitched roof. The difference is that this style still has enough room for a second story. It has two sets of two windows on the both side of the front door. The first floor of this house built close to grade with no overhang at the roof.
Those are some types of cape style house. Although the two older types are no longer built today, knowing about all the three types may inspire you to build your own version cape house.
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