It’s interesting to note how so many houses in the old black and white movies look the same. The rich and famous lived in sunny Mediterranean style houses. The poor somehow made road living look charming. The middle class were the most charming of all, living out the plot in their Cape Cod-style houses.
These houses gave the impression of idyllic living with their white picket fences and rose strewn flowerbeds. And they weren’t too far off. Cape Cod-style homes have been around for a long time, morphing from simple and practical to charming to sleek and modern.
If you want your life to feel like an old movie, here’s everything you need to know about Cape Cod-style houses so you can begin your search for one.