c. 1850 Octagon – Cloverdale, IN

SOLD / Archived From 2014
Added to OHD on 2/27/14   -   Last OHD Update: 3/30/19   -   12 Comments
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  • $54,900
  • 4 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 2297 Sq Ft
  • 0.29 Ac.
This is a unique home: A 2 story 2469 sq. ft. octagon shaped home with 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, study, large foyer, Living room, Family room and Kitchen. The home is in need of some updating and some TLC but is a totally different look and appeal. There are 2 outbuildings; a 21x30 Barn plus another 15x30 outbuilding with plenty of room for storage. Outside are several flowering perennials with the large stoned patio in the shaded back yard. Located on Main Street in Cloverdale.
Sold By
Chris Wesley, RE/MAX
(812) 828-5310
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12 Comments on c. 1850 Octagon – Cloverdale, IN

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  1. AvatarJames R. says: 68 comments

    Absolutely fascinating! If there were a “Quirky” category on OHD, this could lead the list.

    Take out the dropped acoustic tile ceiling, do a little freshening, and open up the only “Phrenology Parlor” (heads measured by appointment) in town!

    This one certainly appeals to the eccentric in me!

  2. AvatarJames R. says: 68 comments

    p.s.- Note the drawing of the house includes a second storey balustrade.

  3. RossRoss says: 2384 comments

    And speaking of octagons, this one has always dazzled me.

    Make sure you click on each image, twice. They enlarge HUGE. Mouth-watering.


  4. RosewaterRosewater says: 4410 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1875 Italianate cottage
    Noblesville, IN

    Gut job; but very cool…

  5. Paul WPaul W says: 563 comments

    Price is “optimistic’ given its location and current condition. This ‘should’ be, in my opinion , one that Indiana Landmarks ought to try to buy, stabilize, and then resell through their program.

    There are unique issues with these homes and they are certainly rare. Really needs a serious restore and its going to be so overpriced that you’d never get you money back.

    Just emptying all that ‘stuff” out would do wonders for it.

  6. AvatarLaura R. says: 5 comments

    Thanks for the link Ross. Those enlarged pictures are FANTASTIC!!! Can we require everyone to take pictures like that?! 😉

  7. AvatarLUCINDA HOWARD says: 218 comments

    I keep going back and looking at this one….not sure why because it has very few of my “must haves”. I do like the barn, and what is the other building, a rental? No mention made of it.

  8. AvatarA Farmer says: 1 comments

    The other building was a TV repair shop in the 50’s and 60’s it was finished too. I know cause this was my Mother in Laws house since the early 60’s. My husband and I almost bought it in the 90’s to turn into a Bed & Breakfast.

  9. AvatarSauceday@hotmail.com says: 1 comments

    I just bought this house last year and indeed there is a lot of work that needs to be done but it’s going to be a labor of love

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