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One of only eight Victorian era octagon homes in the Catskill Mountains of New York.
This old farmstead home built in a most unique styling of its day, now serves the public as a Bed and Breakfast in Walton, New York, USA

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homes, structures, victorian, octagon houses, rural, countryside, americana

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  • linmarie
    linmarieover 3 years ago

    oh, how fabulous she is,, grand, and astute.. I want too go up in the wife tower,, bet can see forever,, many names for it, widows tower, watch tower, on and on,, would be curious what they call that now in the realty books,,what a wonderful capture girl,, wow,, peace and love linmarie

  • Thanks much, I am not sure what they would call it on a house as such, usually a widows walk is merely an open outside “Cat walk” This is closed so I don’t know.

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Kay Kempton Raade
    Kay Kempton Raadeover 3 years ago

    Wouldn’t it be fun to stay there? Great shot. I’ll call it a cupola!

  • I would love to venture in and sleep in the cupola, seems there may be a fireplace up there!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • artfulvistas
    artfulvistasover 3 years ago

    How unusual, very nice building and lovely colours thoughout!!

  • Thanks so much!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Evita
    Evitaover 3 years ago

    Great shot Pamela, very unusual shape for a house !!! ☺♥

  • There are many reproductions here today, but this is one of only 8 originals for that era.

    – Pamela Phelps

  • barnsis
    barnsisover 3 years ago

    A lovely and unique building, my sister lives in a wooden one like this.

  • It is unusual for the era! Thanks much!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • JRGarland
    JRGarlandover 3 years ago

    Awesome shot!! Reminds me of Colonial Williamsburge.

  • Thanks JR!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Lozzar Flowers & Art
    Lozzar Flowers...over 3 years ago

    So charming, a lovely capture.

  • Thank you Lorraine!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • peterellison
    peterellisonover 3 years ago

    Great capture and wonderful B&B!
    Peter.

  • Thanks Peter!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Paul Todd
    Paul Toddover 3 years ago

    What a great building! I remember an octagonal house from my childhood, nothing as grand as this one, but I found the whole idea fascinating!

  • I lived in an Victorian apartment when younger … in the octagon part that was the original. It was fascinating!

    – Pamela Phelps

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