If you’re missing one or more of these elements, don’t fret -- few houses are truly perfect. If you’re looking for something with wow-factor for your next home, try one of these 10 unusual properties for sale we’ve spotted on Zoopla. I would like to say a big thank you to the designers and architects of these houses. Being a "home guy" this is right up my alley. This is a fun article that sets out luxury home features and amenities that you don't see in regular homes. Love the Flintstones house and the Neverwas Haul, great play on words there. A removable dock was built to the egg to allow entrance. I would live in any of the homes shown in a heartbeat! Often inspired by problem solving or environmental considerations, modern architecture can sometimes manifest itself unusually in design. Feb 16, 2017 - Different home features that are not traditional, but are elegant and unique. Contemporary Sunset Residence in Singapore . There's nothing unnecessary in it. Harriet Swindell's “Cute and unusual homes” Pinterest page. The Netherlands has over 3,500 polders, which are areas of land below sea level that are prone to flooding. Muhammad Ali’s brand new house at Thalapara in Malappuram district in Kerala is an elegant house with all the modern facilities that is easy to maintain too. But, the one that scares me the most is the upside down house. According to Realtor.com, the motorized telescope is accessible through a spiral staircase and can be wired to transmit video to televisions throughout the home. That's when I discovered that they all had interesting stories and facts behind them. Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, Palais Bulles features an open air amphitheatre, a reception hall which accommodates 350 seated people and a garden, pool and ponds on 8,500m2. Moreover, in grandiose properties, intricate ceiling roses are a common feature that give a wonderful embossed effect. Great hub. Killantringan Light Keeper's House and Lighthouse Cottage are perched high on a cliff in Portpatrick, Dumfries, and come with six bedrooms, three acres of land and dramatic coastal views. great hub, thanks! In celebration of the newest release Spectre, check out this Bond-inspired mansion. Nice job putting this all together. This Palm Springs, Calif., home has a number of artistic touches -- after all it was the home of graphic designer Jeffrey Kerns -- but one of the more unusual features has to be one of the more practical. Originally Dar al Hajar was built on the remains of another building on top of a rock and has since become a famous icon in Yemen. It is a veritable museum of Victorian-era wares on wheels and attracts a lot of attention. I think. The Alfredo Santa Cruz family constructed this house from 1,200 plastic PET bottles, to promote ecological and social responsibility. They had bought a very large old crane, removed the cab and put their single story house on top of it. Unique Features of Contemporary Bedroom Furniture – Check here for more designs and references: http://bit.ly/2vaXltk However, it has withstood hurricanes and storms for over 50 years, with only a little rust to show for it. Described as a handmade and sculptural home, the Eliphante was named for its unusual shaped entrance. Inside the house, benches can be folded away to allow more room when needed. Nell Rose from England on January 25, 2014: Hi Suzanne, what a great hub! Tongkonan, A Unique Traditional House From Tana Toraja. Named “The Cosmic Muffin," Howard Hughes cut the tail and wings off this 1930s Boeing Stratoliner and transformed it into a houseboat. I like a green lawn and bushes, but I’d prefer a different color for the house. Thanks for visiting! By Material. Mixture of styles in the centre of Ghent . Created in 2006 for the Black Rock Desert Burning Man Festival, bits and pieces have been added to it ever since. Tana Toraja is a village located in South Sulawesi with its downtown located in Makale. Entrance to the estate is kept private. Yoda and Mace Windu make appearances on the wall, but not Luke Skywalker. This was a joy to both read and look at and I am definitely pinning right now. It was a while ago so I cannot remember how they dealt with power and water but as they lived in a small village the postman usually found them while on his round. I love the turf houses, and we have looked into the possibility of container homes on the property we are going to buy. There is a one-room living space in the pod and a basic shower, hammock and cooking devices are contained within. The first prototype is currently nearing completion in Mexico. I simply enjoyed reading it. If this is something you opted for, and you’re building your house from scratch, an entire world of construction possibilities opens up to you. The home just sold for $2 million. The house is supported by stilts and at its narrowest point is 72cm wide. Just a thought. It would be interesting to see the inside, since you mentioned that the furniture needed to be specially made. Australian architecture firm McBride Charles Ryan created the cloud house as an extension on a century-old Edwardian home. The toilet shaped house - wow. They are really bizarre but yet economical and interesting. Anne Harrison from Australia on October 25, 2014: I'm still trying to decide which is my favourite and which I'd like to live in - probably 2 different things - but I do love the steampunk house (and trust James May to have a lego house!). Well done. Lots of eco friendly features are built into the home, such as a southerly aspect maximising daylight and solar heat in winter. Polish businessman and philanthropist Daniel Czapiewski finished this house in 2007, and it has since become a tourist drawcard for the village of Szymbark. This was a fun read. You'll find lots of eco-friendly, micro-houses in this category, as well as compact houses that take advantage of using small pieces of prime real estate. Built out of 110 tonnes of steel over a 23-year construction period, the Steel House appears to be in the shape of a giant pig. Content is for informational or entertainment purposes only and does not substitute for personal counsel or professional advice in business, financial, legal, or technical matters. With 10 themed guest rooms, the house is open to tourists. The house is made from a standard 40 foot shipping container and is located in the San Antonio artists community. Market data provided by ICE Data Services. The home features a 1950s-style, four-lane bowling alley, complete with a dining area and snack bar. John Hansen from Queensland Australia on January 22, 2014: Wow suzanne, what an amazing hub. Keret House With a maximum width of 122 centimeters, tiny house in Warsaw, Poland is the work of architect Jakub Szczesny and is … Wow... What an amazing hub. Now they have come alive . Made from mud, dirt, straw and stones, these beehive houses originated around 3,700 BC and can be found in rural farming communities, deserts and cities. Great job on this one. PS My favorite has to be the Steampunk House but it ain't easy to choose. The Project has been running since 1986 and amazing houses and street decorations have been built out of upcycled materials. I have seen many of these homes on documentaries I watch. Some of these are old favorites of mine. They are equipped with plumbing, electricity and insulation and rock gently in the wind as they are suspended on a web of rope. They are very cool inside, due to the insulation of the thick walls and are still in use today as residences and storage barns. Known locally as the Teletubby house, Malator House is built entirely underground, and only the front glass view of the house shows its existence in a hill. I believe "Neverwas Haul" was on the TV show, "American Pickers". We’ve seen our share of mobile homes and tiny houses and while we definitely enjoy the tech-savvy, modern models, we also find designs like this one very charming and interesting. They were eventually abandoned but they are now being preserved. You can also see some great examples of expertly Photoshopped houses, which look very convincing, though I have not included them here. Glowing, Gothic wine cellar. It’s been used as a successful holiday let, however its unusual construction means getting a traditional mortgage could be challenging. As well as PET bottles, 1,300 milk and wine Tetra packs were used in the roof and 140 CD cases were used in the doors and windows. It is a housing complex with a revolutionary vision—the creation of high-density community housing incorporating gardens, fresh air and privacy in a multilevel design. Not only has that hub totally absorbed and distracted me for the last lordy knows how long - aside from the superb content it is a phenomenal achievement of 'hub architecture' in itself! Their uniqueness, and the persistence of the people building them in realizing dreams, make the world a far more interesting place for the rest of us. Voted up & interesting. All you have to do is click the download button and you have some excellent and engaging lesson ideas all about Houses and Homes at your fingertips. Voted up and it's awesome . Architect Peter Vetsch designed the houses to blend into the landscape, using the earth as insulation and protection from rain, wind and ice. I really enjoyed this Hub. :). the steampunk house has to be the most bizarre, but how wonderful to live in these houses! :D. Ana Maria Orantes from Miami Florida on February 04, 2014: I like your article on the 40 most unusual houses arounf the glove. Millions of years ago, volcanic eruptions covered the region with an ash which solidified into a soft rock, then the erosion of wind and rain created unusual formations in cones, mushrooms, pillars, pinnacles and chimneys that rise as high as 40m. Suzanne Day (author) from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on January 22, 2014: Thanks Jodah, it took me almost three weeks full time to write it, and I could hardly wait for it to be released upon the world.....and the choices....how to pick the weirdest ones? It is made of steel, which is a strange choice for the local salty seaside air, where most of the houses are on stilts. Imagine coming home after a few to many beers and seeing the upside down house. BigBlue54 from Hull, East Yorkshire on February 04, 2014: There was one, cmoneyspinner, but someone walked off with it. Initially, he wanted to construct a one story house, but after many adjustments and additions (including removing walls, adding legs so as not to impact the earth and adding more stained glass windows, etc), The Steel House ended up with more stories, an artistic, unique look and a magnificent view. Will be sharing. Traditional Japanese houses might seem odd to a Westerner due to their minimalistic design, simplicity, and austerity. This bio-climatic solar house designed by Eric Wasser acts as a 3D sundial which follows the path of the sun in its daily cycle to capture solar energy for free heating in the winter months, while cooling the living space and storing the solar energy in summer. Thanks so much for sharing. Designed and built by F2 Architecture, the Pole House overlooks the Great Ocean Road in Australia and takes advantage of its location and spectacular views in a very unusual way. There is also a shower and sink. SELL YOUR UNUSUAL PROPERTY NOW! I thought your 'weird shoes' hubs were interesting but this is simply incredible. The slated wooden panels slide on a steel frame to move the walls, doors and roof into new positions. Hey, I actually remember seeing the Habitat 67 when I was at Expo67 in Canada. Originally designed by Vietnamese architect Dang Viet Nga, the Hang Nga Guesthouse is also known as the “Dalat Crazy House” by the locals and vaguely resembles a giant tree. The architects of these homes are inspired by nature to create beautiful, breathtaking masterpieces that blend into the local landscape. Hmmm,...scary movie and popcorn anyone?! :). Congratulations. From an aerial perspective, the house cannot be seen at all, as the top is completely covered with native grasses and blends perfectly into the scenery. I will be continuing to follow your interesting finds that you share. Key Lessons in the Topic of Houses and Homes. The mind behind the creative Artist continue to amaze me.. in Australia, Toro Magazine in Canada, in Dubai and Tokyo. Most of the photos i recognize from my PInterest board on unusual architecture . The famous labyrinth is about 43 feet by 43 feet and dominates the center part of the church, while the replica sits in a quiet spot on this Colorado property, which is on the market for $18.5 million. View in gallery. Robson (Brasil / Brazil) on March 23, 2020: Glenn Stok from Long Island, NY on January 05, 2017: I never realized there is such a variety of odd houses. See more ideas about unusual homes, architecture, amazing architecture. Come check out my wordplay hub too, looks like you might have a gift ;). For the last decade, it has been maintained but not lived in. Tourists can visit the house by appointment. I could look at interesting architecture forever. The Kettle House was originally built to be a convenience store, but never opened for business. Keetwoman is indeed an eye opener, and I missed it in this hub, might add it to the next instalment! lol! So interesting and well researched. We have clients in over 70 countries. Designed by Gigaplex Architects in 2006, this converted grain silo house was built near the Provo River and was constructed of two corrugated silos that are linked together. The home is on the market for $1.3 million. This house is as dramatic as it is simple. This castle bed featured in an Austin, Texas, home takes the old race car bed to a whole new level. The Xiyi people lived in them and built the communal caves near a natural spring. Each beehive has an oculus hole at the top, which lets in light and sucks out hot air. I did think that Habitat 67 used containers when I first saw it, bit disappointed that it was not. Many locals are curious about the mysterious current owner(s) who appear occasionally, perform some maintenance work, then disappear again, sometimes for years. I love seeing how other people live, and it helps make me feel creative with my own dwelling space. December 15, 2020. German engineer Ulrich Müther and architect Dietrich Otto created it in 1968 and Ulrich renovated it again in 2004. In some instances, there are doors fitted into the boulders. Dixon plans to add an elevator instead of a staircase and system that will use water from the Grand Union Canal to heat and cool the tower. I'm curious to know how it looks. It is described as a container city and is used as student accommodation. Did you come across Keetwoman in Amsterdam. Containing 60 luxury apartments and a parking lot, each unit has a private outdoor space and berthing for a small boat. Thank you for sharing some of the most unique house that I have ever seen. Suzanne Day (author) from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on January 25, 2014: Thank you to everyone for your kind comments. Using water pumped through submerged pipes as a cooling technique, it is estimated that the Citadel is 25% more energy efficient than if it was built on land. The steampunk house is another way of doing it too I think. Thank you for reading my article about the world’s most unusual and weirdest homes. The topic of houses and homes is an exciting one for KS1 children as they begin to look introspectively and also learn how other people live. Green Houses. (I don't think I'd be comfortable living in most of these, though.). I bet you had a lot of fun looking for them. First published on October 12, 2013 / 6:45 AM. Nichol marie from The Country-Side on April 13, 2015: Wow great hub voted awesome, i love all this unique houses. Tiny Mobile Home With Unusual Decor Features. The water tower was put on concrete stilts, windows were cut into the walls and wooden panels were added to the exterior. The unusual feature was the mansard roofs that ran all the way down to the first floor level. It boasts lots of nooks, crannies, twists, turns, bridges, hallways and staircases and is promoted as a fairy tale themed house surrounded by sculptures and gardens. A listed fortress on a remote private island, a Hobbit-style home hidden in a hillside and a sprawling country estate with its very own private theme park are among the most unusual homes listed for sale this year. Would you choose to live in a former church, or a renovated water tower? Dorlonco The unusual geometric design draws many visitors throughout the year. Voted up, awesome and interesting. If you feel like you could use some inspiration to design your future home - or just like checking out the weird ideas some people have - this post is just for you! A smaller playhouse was also built in a similar fashion for the youngest daughter. I enjoyed each and every house for different reasons. While many of us are probably wondering just what the architects of these houses were thinking, it goes to show that there are many ways of thinking about housing and thinking outside the box certainly produces some serious eye candy. Talk about a home with a view. The Guyaju Caves are known as the largest cliff residence ever discovered in China and are also known as “the biggest maze of China”. It cost $250,000 to build and has a lot of futuristic rounded furniture and unusual features. It took me ages to track down Habitat 67 when I didn't know its name and I almost gave up, but then stumbled upon it by accident. If that's too galactic, guests can also enjoy a Prohibition-era Chicago Rush Street-themed patio and dance floor. by Rosidin Ali October 4, 2019. Catherine Taylor from Canada on January 25, 2014: This was such an interesting hub. There are many sea rescue stations and lifeguard towers in the world that have been converted to housing, and this particular one is quite striking in design. This Laguna Niguel, Calif., home looks almost like any other home on the block from the outside, but it conceal a pretty impressive secret on the inside inside -- a private observatory with a telescope for star-gazing. They had left the controls on the crane so when they wanted a change of scenery they just started up the engine and moved to somewhere else. Inspirations for this collection came from Harriet Swindell's “Cute and unusual homes” Pinterest page, where an abundance of strange and eccentric properties abide in the real estate of cyberspace as well as in the real world. I must admit that I love the cargotecture name as well. Be an interesting idea though. This was thoroughly enjoyable. Voted up, awesome. Jennifer Yamada from Oahu, Hawaii on January 26, 2014: I enjoyed your hub immensely. This article is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge. Furnishings inside the house appear as from the 1970s, with a television broadcasting socialist propaganda and other items. 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It must have taken you forever to find all of these examples. The home is on the market for $4.5 million. Check out green houses here. I am not sure why there is not more use of these containers to build houses. Monsanto has not changed in hundreds of years and was given a heritage status by the Portuguese government, preserving a village-sized living museum of these prehistoric style houses which are still in use today. This rock house was built by Imam Yahya (an Islamic spiritual leader) in the 1930s as a summer home and offers amazing views from the top for tourists. Light comes in from light holes or beautifully made windows. These nest homes are used as forest getaways or beach homes in California. Listed for sale at $3.5 million, the home’s carved and cavelike interior is reminiscent of Fred and Wilma’s rocky home. Looking for egloo style on April 23, 2016: Looking for egloo house small and compact mad in TX. The layout is a fun one to use, try it yourself! A $14,995,000 Fort Lauderdale Home on Market features Unique Elegance. I certainly enjoyed seeing and reading about all of these unusually-shaped houses. Suzanne Day (author) from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on January 29, 2014: @BigBlue54 - Thank you for your suggestions. Anyway, thanks again for posting this hub. They looked just like regular homes with bedroom, kitchen and everything and were still lived in until about the middle of the last century. She also owns ThinkGlink.com, where readers can find real estate and personal finance resources. See more ideas about home, house styles, traditional. Guests can first view the wine cellar from a glass-bottomed sitting room above and watch the LED lights installed in the "cellar" change colors. The Binz Rescue Station looks like an ideal beach house, but is currently used as a maid room of the registry office. Sim Jae Duck, mayor of Suwon and Chairman of the Wold Toilet Association, was born in his grandmother’s bathroom and decided to dedicate his life to healthy ablutions, water conservation and improving global access to clean, efficient and working sanitation. It has often been used as a location for editorial fashion photography and film festival parties. The Dallas, Texas city hall was built upside down. Design research studio Tom Dixon upcycled this 80 year old water tower with a modernist design after buying it in 2005. It has a bathtub in the shape of a boat floating inside the bathroom, complete with a statue of a man ready to dive in. Some of this architecture can be described as "visionary" because it focuses on a variety of home building solutions for future generations and oversteps the boundaries of traditional home building design. We get to the customers few other sites can hope to reach. Nearby, Robert Bruno also built the Lawson Rock House in Ransom Canyon. While these houses do not seem built to solve generic problems like those in the modern architecture category, they do solve dreams for their creators. Inspiring collection, well thought out and written, kudos! And it doesn’t hurt that they also add value to your home. Thanks for sharing this eye candy and information about the homes. All of the furniture inside the house needed to be handcrafted to fit in with the organic shape of the interior. Usually polders are protected by dykes and the water is pumped out, but the Citadel floats on the wetland water, requiring none or minimal land modification and maintenance. Cavelike rock houses, mansions and monasteries are a popular tourist attraction in Cappadocia, where the people have carved out houses and tunnels in the soft rock. Or how about a completely transparent house, or one that is a spitting image of the Flintstones' cave? Ilyce R. Glink is an award-winning, nationally-syndicated columnist, best-selling book author and founder of Best Money Moves, an employee benefit program that helps reduce financial stress. This Telluride, Colo., home has a lot of unique features, including a 75-foot indoor pool, indoor shooting range, golf fairway and putting green, and a bowling alley. Mona Sabalones Gonzalez from Philippines on January 29, 2014: I love to look at houses, and must say that you have chosen the weirdest ones in the world. I remember some years ago watching an interview with a German couple. To reach the front door, the visitor must enter through a barn and walk through an underground tunnel. There are many heavy and gigantic granite boulders in the village of Monsanto, which is why the residents chose to build houses around, between and under them long ago. Unfortunately, the house was demolished in 2009 as it crowded prime grape real estate in the local area and would have cost £50,000 to dismantle and transport (Lego refused to pay). You can also hire it for advertising, tv and movie productions if so inclined. You can commission a customized nest from Jayson on his website. and I never knew about the ones in England on the river, I like the hobbit style houses too, and maybe the rock ones in Turkey! Habitat 67 launched Safdie’s career in architecture and he has since designed over 75 buildings around the world. Construction of the building began in 2006. Los Angeles is full of nightclubs. Sleeping in one is supposed to be a really relaxing experience. April 25, 2019 Zoopla. I agree with you Marlene, here is a strange but true fact. Great job! Fun hub to read. The house took five times longer to build than a conventional one, because the tradesmen became disorientated during construction. News provided by The Associated Press. House with 72 solar panels integrated . Voted up! then when we wanted a change of scenery off we would go again. View in gallery. Weird and wonderful designs from the masters of unusual architecture. Stone steps and ladders were used to connect the different levels, and inside were found stone hearths, wardrobes, beds and mangers. The project was designed to allow green space with residency near the Vuurplaat Harbour, as well as excellent city views. My favorite are the ones like hobbit homes made from cob. Each unit has access to one or more private terraces. This Carmel, Ind., home is located outside Indianapolis, but the inside can transport you to another planet entirely. Every item has its own place and all of the features have a great symbolic significance. An exceptional design in wood, glass and concrete, the Heliodome makes the most of solar energy and eliminates C02 emissions. Made out of wood or fibreglass, Free Spirit Spheres are outfitted with a double bed, a settee, coffee table, sink, microwave, fridge and cupboards (everything except a bathroom and toilet – which is on the wishlist for future design improvements). (click to make them go bigger) Up to 12 stories high, it is made of 354 prefab concrete units arranged in various combinations, allowing 146 residences in different sizes. For this reason, upcycled houses tend to be rather unique and one-of-a-kind affairs. I was looking for the Hobbit's in the Earth House Estate. And the spirit nest...that would be lovely to have. Sim Jae Duck died in 2009 and his house was donated to the government, who made it into the “Toilet Theme Park” (a sort of museum). It is a house built between two boulders. The wall-mounted artwork, which lights up, is detachable, so it's possible that the piece didn't stay when new owners bought the property for $1.4 million. Following the organic architecture and curving contours of this oddly shaped house, the 38-ft. bookshelf extends from the bedroom, through the hallway and into the office area. Homes on the Unique Site are regularly featured by most of the tv channels, the FT, The Times, The Daily Mail, Southern Cross t.v. Via Seven Developments. I'd love to live in so many of these, particularly the flintstone inspired house of Dick Clark's.....Great stuff. Often, the houses would be interconnected and the turf would give the buildings extra insulation against the cold. Voted up and interesting!! Every year, Neverwas Haul does the rounds of the local art fairs and festivals. You organized this article very well into the different types of houses. I have divided the collection up into four categories: The architects of these houses are amazingly creative and clever with their ideas – I hope you’ll enjoy looking at them as much as I did! Great care was taken to ensure the house fits its surroundings, with materials such as timber cladding, cement board and corten steel used to ensure the building would weather naturally over time. This wine cellar doesn't bear much resemblance to the wood-and-stone wine cellars seen in … The home is on the market for $3.2 million. Suzanne Day (author) from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on April 13, 2014: Thank you everyone, for your kind comments! Designed by MOS Architects, the Element House is a prefabricated, modular house that can be customised and then re-customised to grow and change as required over time. Architectural sculptor Robert Bruno was a bit disappointed with the flat landscape and found something a bit more exciting he could work with at Ransom Canyon. His Melting House sculptures are based on the Fat sculptures and look like melted ice cream, using the same materials (polyurethane foam and Styrofoam covered with lacquer). 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