Browse Cape Cod style homes for sale in San Mateo County, CA. Cape Cod style homes are low and broad single-style houses. They feature moderately steep pitched gabled roofs, large central chimneys, and little ornamentation. They originated in New England in the 17th century and were constructed of local materials to withstand stormy weather. This quaint style of home was extremely popular from 1930 to 1950.
Typically, the home features a door in the centre with multi-paned windows on either side.