People travel, explore, and discover other places but everyone would agree that “there’s no place like home.” It is where your heart is. It is where you can be free. Home is where you are always welcome and loved.
As Elliott C. Days quoted “One man’s strange home is another’s architectural masterpiece. Every man’s dream is to build their dream house. A man’s house would sometimes reflect one’s personality. The imaginative and creative thinking of man creates a beautiful or even “weird” masterpiece.”
Weird – that is indeed the word that would best describe the following homes you never thought exist. Are you brave enough to live in one of these? Find out for yourself!
1. It’s a bird, it’s a plane! It’s Boeing 727 House.
This eye catching plane house can be found in Benoit, Mississippi. It belongs to Joanne Ussary who bought a Boeing 727 scrapped for $2,000. Then he spent $4,000 to move in the plane and another $24,000 on repairs and renovations.
2. Log in to this astonishing home called One-Log House
You can find this 200-year-old log house in Garberville, California owned by Dan Baleme.
3. Imagine yourself living in a Pickle Barrel House
You will find this in Grand Marais, Michigan. It is owned by cartoon creator William Donahey.
4. Sanitary Lifestyle. Behold the Toilet house!
A lavatory-shaped home is seen in this computer graphic image released in Seoul in October 9, 2007. South Korean sanitation activists will mark November as the start of a global toilet association by lifting the lid in this home that offers plenty of water closet space.
5. A UFO has landed!
Space House, Signal Mountain TN: Built by a Tennessee family in the 1970’s, this house is famous among UFO believers and tourists of the bizarre. It was recently sent to auction with no reserve.
6. Party inside the Teapot House!
The Teapot Dome, a strange house in Zillah (WA, USA), was built in 1922 as a reminder of the Teapot Dome Scandal involving President Warren G. Harding and a federal petroleum reserve in Wyoming.
7. Shoe what you’ve got!
The Shoe House in Hellam (Pennsylvania, USA) was an actual guesthouse (3 bedroom, 2 baths, a kitchen and a living room) of a local shoe magnate, Mahlon N. Haines. After his death, it became an ice cream parlor for a while then later turned into a well-known museum.
-Jeane Marie M. Faminogan
LNU ABCom Intern