“Home is where the heart is” goes a popular saying! It is often a house, apartment, or other building, or alternatively a mobile home, houseboat, yurt or any other portable shelter. Throughout history, people have gone from caves to huts to castles to blocks of flats – and nowadays, seems like you can find an example of just anything. Nowadays, some people are forced to get creative while building because of some physical restrictions – like small or unusual space,
Check out the most stunning houses in the world and some of the most bizarre structures that you won’t believe actually exist and are shelter to people!
- Space Ship House, Tennessee: Price $119,000
A 2000 square feet house, this amazing structure rests on six pillars and offers car parking space in between. It has a staircase in the front that looks like a staircase that is suspended from a ship. The house has three bedrooms and two baths, it is located in an absolutely scenic area, just beside the Tennessee river, United States of America.
- The Shoe House: Price $127,000
This shoe-shaped built by the extravagant millionaire Colonel Mahlon M. The popular shoe house is 45 feet in length 25 feet in height and 17 feet wide. It houses two bathrooms, three bedrooms and a kitchen and a living room at various levels. It is currently being used as a museum in the memory of its builder.
- The Nautilus House, Mexico: Price $218,000
The inspiration for this house and its concept was derived from the work of Lloyd and Gauti and are a part of the concept of Bio-Architecture. This amazing piece of architecture was designed by a Mexican architect Javier Senosiain. This house has a unique entry that is cut into a wall of colorful blemished glass.
- The Mushroom House, Ohio: Price $349,000
This amazing and fabulous house was designed by a professor of Architecture and Interior Design at the University of Ohio, Terry Brown. The home’s distinctive retro-modern “pod” designed earned it a designation as a Town of Perinton Landmark in 1989! Additionally, nature is all around you…. being adjacent to Powder Mills Park with a beautiful stream and waterfall! This incredible 4,000-square-foot, 3-bedroom, 3-bath home can be yours for a cool 1.5 million dollars.
- Dog Bark Inn, Cottonwood, Idaho: Price $1 Million
The Dog Bark Park Inn is a hotel located in Idaho. The hotel is built in the shape of a beagle, making it a famous landmark in the USA. Dog Bark Park consists of the bed & breakfast inn, a gift shop & visitors center, and the gallery of chainsaw artists, Dennis Sullivan & Frances Conklin. Many breeds of dog carvings are prominently featured.
- The Toilet-Shaped House: $1.1 Million
Jae-Duck reportedly born in a restroom made it his life’s work to advocate for clean, efficient, and working sanitation for more than 2 billion people living without toilets worldwide. The 4,520-square-foot steel, concrete, and glass structure set “Mayor Toilet” back a cool $1.1 million. It features a showcase, glass-walled bathroom at it’s center. Those concerned with privacy can turn the walls opaque at the touch of a button. The home also features a roof-top balcony that’s accessible by a “toilet drain” staircase and equipped with rainwater harvesting technology.
- VW Beetle House: Price $1.4 Million
This 3 story livable home inspired by the Bug, by builder Markus Voglreiter . The 36-year-old master builder spent £750,000 to create the 3 story structure which is based on the original Beetle produced by Porsche in 1935.This unusual homage to the VW Beetle, not only exists as a personal residence built in 2003, but inspired a larger version four years later that is now a restaurant and bar by the same builder.
- The Fallingwater, Pennsylvania: Price $2,695,716
This is a house designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935 in rural southwestern Pennsylvania, 43 miles (69 km) southeast of Pittsburgh and was sold at the price of $155,000. Currently, this beautiful and spectacular house in Pennsylvania is priced at $2,695,716. Any buyers?
- The Steel House, Texas: Price #3 Million
The bold piece is made of 150 tons of steel that rests on narrow legs, giving the illusion of a hovering spacecraft. The three-level, 2,200-square-foot house sits at the edge of a jagged hill overlooking a nearby lake. Bruno, the figure behind the ambitious project, lived in the structure while he welded it almost completely on his own. He started construction in 1974 a year after he began sketching plans for the structure and remained there, welding and working, until his death in 2008.
- Palace of Bubbles: $9 Million
Although it has been 24 years since The Bubble House (fr. Palais Bulles), designed by famous Hungarian architect Antti Lovag was built, it still amazes with its stylish and futuristic appearance. The house covers the total area of about 1200 square meters and consists of a reception hall, panoramic lounge, open-air amphitheater with 500 seats, 10 bedrooms. The yard is 8,500 square meters large and includes swimming pools, fountains and ponds.
Pretty amazing right? Which one would you choose to live in?