Guest Post by Reader who Lives in Mortgage-free Small Octagon House
We built this small octagon house in 1979 with mostly found/recycled materials that we pulled through the woods on a little path on a reinforced garden cart so we did it with no mortgage. Later on, we got a little crazy with the add-ons as you’ll see. And the sauna is near a river. While there are only 2 acres, it’s in the middle of the Green Mountain National Forest. I raised 4 children with no running water here. I chose voluntary simplicity (mostly voluntary). Oh, and one more, I built a tent platform then garden shed recently and my daughter made another studio with it.
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Family’s Mortgage-free Octagon Home w/ Add-Ons…
I’m 64 now and have never earned more than $10,000 a year. And except for lack of dentistry am joyful.
Here we are hanging around the house. I’m peeling garlic on the porch and some of my kids are visiting and catching a breeze on the roof.
You can see some of the interior living space in the photo above.
I run an art/nature summer day camp for kids in the yard, woods and river. We are really connected to each other and the land here.
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