Todd V. Wolfson

Best Horror House Doppelganger

Burkland-Frisk House

Before you shriek in terror, don’t run away from this adorable Victorian house just yet. It may look exactly like the home of Leatherface from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, but it’s actually its architectural twin. Both houses were built in Round Rock in the early 1900s in the “pattern book” style, and Burkland-Frisk was taken down and restored in Georgetown in 2006. With its embellished eaves and retro paneling, it’s like staring at an eerie gingerbread house – definitely worth a visit whenever you find yourself a bit to the north.

701 San Gabriel Village Blvd., Georgetown (across from Luby’s, just east of I-35 and overlooking the South San Gabriel River)

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