When reading about architecture, one often finds references to various house styles. To someone unfamiliar with various styles, descriptors like “colonial” and “saltbox” can be confusing at best. To further muddle affairs, these descriptors are often applied incorrectly. In this post, we will discuss the history and features of the Cape Cod style house. As its name implies, it originated in New England, but it remains a popular style that inspires Timberpeg homes to this day.