Hand Hewn Cape House
24 X 26 feet | early 1800s | Pawlet, Vermont
This old-style house has a spacious yet intimate feel. There are no center posts on the first floor, so the space can be used as one big room or divided up to meet your needs. Boasts full width (24') floor joist beams every 4', giving it a unique feel. Original rafter system will be replicated in new hewn timbers or vintage material.
1200 square feet with second floor
5-sided ridge beam. 10"x10" posts and top plates, American Chestnut & Beech
3' knee wall on 2nd floor gives lots of room upstairs
Restored frame, erected on your foundation, with wide original roof boards and some thick wall sheathing.
This quaint, rugged frame would make a cozy home, addition, a nice cathedral great room or a small animal barn.
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