Three centuries later the style remains as popular as ever and it s not difficult to see why. A cape cod cottage from for sale in this historic caught my eye when it was featured months issue of country living magazine part their real estate sampler love those and i tracked down the listing to learn more about interior designer christopher budd and his partner did that purchasing a s summer cottage in provincetown at the tip of cape cod he then rearranged ft m floor plan with help.
Still if we take a look at this photo the interior of this house again consists of white and dark brown.
Inside old cape cod cottage interiors. With its gloomy pine kitchen one bedroom and a bath downstairs and two attic bedrooms with a bath upstairs the house would require significant work. The family painted over the living room s dark pine paneling and then reupholstered their old sofa in a complementary hue. It s easy to entertain and live in this house thanks to its well designed floorplan layout.
A 1 400 square foot 1953 cape cod brimming with potential and boasting a for sale by owner sign out front. Aug 30 2015 explore nancy michaels interiors s board cape cod renovation followed by 463 people on pinterest. Built by shoreline construction and development and at 3 200 square feet and nearly a third more in spacious front and rear porches this classic cape cod was designed with family living in mind.
See more ideas about cape cod cape cod house cape cod style house. Cape cod house colours often consist of something neutral like white black brown and grey. The rattan armchairs date to the 1940s while the maps of nantucket sound are from 1874.
The cape cod decorating style living room. Cape cod house plans for 1950s america was a marketing scheme for a booming housing market. The appeal of the cape cod style home is its simplicity.
Decidedly un cape cod like details such as a disco era s worth of wood paneling dominated almost every room. With its simple no frills shape and cozy cottage like aesthetic the cape is perhaps the most iconic of all american house forms evoking a sense of nostalgia unmatched by other styles. The cape cod style house she and her husband cleve bought several years ago had been built in the 1930s and was more or less in its original state so the interior designer had a clean slate for incorporating her best ideas.
See more ideas about cape cod house house exterior cape cod. The main level has an elegant formal living room and dining room that opens onto a bright off white kitchen. May 16 2020 both my husband and i grew up in cape cod houses and now we live in one of our own.
In some cases dark blue dark army green or maroon also count especially for the doors. The cape cod house form was first developed in america in the early 18th century. Almost immediately after selling their old house they spotted their perfect wreck.
For many that absence of ornamentation translates into a great do it yourself project with the associated financial savings save money by building your own house just like the pioneers of america.