I love a good octagon house as much as the next person. But I did a double take when I saw this one that is currently for sale in San Francisco, CA.
The 1856 Feusier Octagon House is a study in white. White as in the color – or, ‘absense of color’, more accurately. Even the mansard roof is white.
This pristinely white home is one of only two surviving octagon house plans in San Francisco.
It was built from a historic book of house plans by famed phrenologist Orson Squire Fowler.
Wealthy businessman Louis Feusier purchased the home in 1875 and it remained in the Feusier family for almost 80 years until it was sold in 1954.
The Feusier Octagon House is currently listed for $5,200,000. It features 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in 5,267 square feet.
The Feusier House has three gloriously octagonal floors of white and off-white color palettes…
And in the event that stairs are not your forte, the home features a “see-through Willy Wonka-style elevator“.
Have a look at this lovely (white) bathroom with hexagon floor tiles:
The kitchen gets a tad more daring with some dashes of black…
And this bedroom has a washy-neutral-green accent wall…
It’s actually very soothing.
There is plenty of greenery to be seen outside on the newly constructed patio…
The Feusier Octagon House is known as City Landmark #36, which means that any renovations by future buyers would have to go through the San Francisco Historic Preservation Commission.
But what’s not to love about this historic home? (Unless of course, you have an aversion to white.)
If you would like to check out some octagon homes in color, have a look at these posts: