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A Cape Cod-style home is the classic New England Style home that has been adapted across much of the eastern United States. Cape floor plans are typically symmetrical, simple, and considered a one-and-a-half story homes. Most have two or three dormers offering natural light to living space under the roof and are enhanced with a porch.

On the interior, the symmetrical design of the Cape Cod home is replicated. In most cape floor plans there is a center hall, or foyer, which contains the stairway to the second level living area. The second level living space is considered a half story and is contained under the steep roof with dormers providing light and ventilation. In many cases, this top level is finished onsite when using modular construction with the option to have it completed at the factory.

Common Architectural features:

  • Steep gable roof with small overhangs and gabled ends
  • Symmetrical, rectangular design
  • Once-and-a-half story with living space in roof area
  • Multi-pane, double hung windows with shutters

Cape floor plans offer a great way to get living space at a great value. Millions of Americans have found the Cape Code home style to have a very livable home, get the space they need for their family, and with great curb appeal.

Browse Popular Cape Floor Plans

Afton Villa
4 3.0 2760 sqft
If you’re ready for a home with awesome style that raises the bar, consider the Afton Villa plan. It’s a...
Bainbridge
3 2.0 1840 sqft
Cross over into a life of comfort and class with the Bainbridge plan. You’ll gain an appreciation for its features...
Abbington
3 2.0 1488 sqft
This home is great for the family just starting out or someone downsizing. It is charming on the outside and...
Apollo
3 2.5 2090 sqft
The Apollo is the perfect blend. Get the openness and view of a chalet home with the space and livability...
Barclay
3 2.5 1315 sqft
Two words capture the Barclay design: just right. Its 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths are situated for maximum convenience and...
Addison
4 2.5 2901 sqft
This home is so picturesque that you will be proud to call it your home. Besides all the regular amenities...
Albany III
3 2.0 1780 sqft
In this home the living space is in the center of the home. The master bedroom is on one side...
Carlsbad
3 1.5 1056 sqft
Jamison
4 2.0 2396 sqft
If you’re looking for a home that’s second to none, you’ll want to explore the Jamison plan. For starters, take...
Adam
3 2.5 2445 sqft
This classic two-story plan offers a variety of options. The enormous first floor great room can also be designed as...
Bishop
3 2.0 1617 sqft
If you’ve been wishing you had space for a home office, consider the masterful Bishop plan. That’s just one of...
Ultima C21A
3 2.0 1272 sqft
Aspects of Ultima C21. This compact Cape Cod design packs a surprising level of amenities. The optional fireplace is visible...
Anchor Mill
4 3.5 2597 sqft
Stately columns and repeating gables create an interesting looking home. Guests are greeted by an open entry with a welcoming...
Ranch Chalet
3 2.0 1568 sqft
Model VII
4 2.5 3213 sqft