There are 357 items filed under eccentric homes.

Paris, France

Maison de Serge Gainsbourg

The former home of France's controversial pop maestro is almost completely covered in ever-changing tributes and graffiti
23 Jul 2014
Manhattan, New York

The Site of Stanford White's Sex Crimes

Now a mere parking lot, this bygone address was once the setting of a New York sex scandal which led to one of the most sensational murders in the city's history
15 Jul 2014
Halifax, Canada

Maud Lewis' Painted House

This tiny abode has been covered in the art of the little old lady who made her life and living there
15 Jul 2014
West Liberty, Ohio

Piatt Castles

This pair of eccentric Ohio castles were built by a pair of brothers who wanted to bring a bit of class to the Ohio wilderness
10 Jul 2014
Brooklyn, New York

Yankee Ferry

A world of whimsy and wonder aboard a one of a kind historic landmark vessel
01 Jul 2014
Brighton, United Kingdom

Brighton Waste House

This concept building is the UK's first attempt at making a permanent structure of nothing but trash
27 Jun 2014
Siskiyou County, California

Wyntoon

This lesser known Hearst estate is a fairytale village built from the stolen bones of historic European buildings
16 Jun 2014
New York, New York

Nero Wolfe's Brownstone

The home of one of America's most beloved fictional characters has become a real world landmark
11 Jun 2014
Gainesville, Florida

Historic Haile Homestead

Over 12,500 words are scrawled across each room of this historic plantation house and no one knows why
10 Jun 2014
East Dulwich, London

The House of Dreams Museum

This wildly-tiled artist's palace is a living and growing account of the creators life, loves, and labors
06 Jun 2014
Coober Pedy, Australia

Crocodile Harry's Underground Nest & Dugout

This eccentric cave dwelling is bizarre even by the standards of a subterranean town
02 Jun 2014
New York, USA

The Webster Apartments

This New York holdover was built to provide housing for shopgirls and still does not allow men above the lobby
29 May 2014
Montgomery, Alabama

F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum

The former home of the hard partying literary power couple is now one of the only museums devoted to their story
23 May 2014
Oak Park, Illinois

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and Museum

The famous author's birthplace is preserved in a town that he once described as narrow-minded
21 May 2014
Castrillo Matajudíos, Spain

Castrillo Matajudíos

This tiny Spanish village refuses to change its name despite it being outrageously anti-Semitic
21 May 2014
Richmond, Virginia

The Markel Building

Inspired by a foil-wrapped potato, (seriously) the Markel Building has been deemed one of the 10 ugliest buildings in the world
13 May 2014
Los Angeles , California

Chemosphere

This ultra-modern home clings to the slope of the Hollywood Hills on a precarious stilt
12 May 2014
Giethoorn, The Netherlands

Giethoorn

This small town in the Netherlands has no roads but instead, miles of canals and over 100 bridges
29 Apr 2014
Barcelona, Spain

Casa Batlló

One of Antoni Gaudi's most classic buildings is well-known for its "dragon-back" design
28 Apr 2014
Costa De Morte, Spain

The Truffle

This rough experimental house was created by flooding a dirt hill with concrete
18 Apr 2014
Eskifjörður, Iceland

Sören and Sigurborgar's Rare Stone Collection

This elderly couple's hand-picked collection of rare gems is one of the finest in all of Iceland
18 Apr 2014
St. Francisville, Louisiana

The Myrtles Plantation

Supposedly one of the "most haunted homes in America" it has real and very dark history
18 Apr 2014
Santiago, Chile

La Chascona

Pablo Neruda's custom-built lover's nest was made to remind him of the sea and named after his mistress' hair
27 Mar 2014
Singapore, Singapore

Katong Antique House

This jam-packed Singapore antique museum preserves the fading remnants of a uniquely mixed culture
18 Mar 2014
Pioneertown, California

Pioneertown

Originally constructed as a western movie set, this neighborhood's frontier facade actually hides residences
14 Mar 2014
Safety Harbor, Florida

Whimzeyland

This home is decked out like a psychedelic explosion of colors and bowling balls
13 Mar 2014
Tarrytown, New York

Kykuit, the Rockefeller Estate

The home of one of America's most wealthy industrialists is now a historic site that remembers a more decadent time in the country's history
10 Mar 2014
St. Petersburg, Florida

Jack Kerouac House

The humble final home where the famous beat author wrote one of his most famous works a popular pilgrimage site for fans on the road
03 Mar 2014
Hartford , Connecticut

The Mark Twain House & Museum

The former home of Samuel Clemens and family remembers the happiest period of the author's life
28 Feb 2014
Chesterfield, New Hampshire

Madame Sherri's Castle

The former home of a Gatsby-like bon vivant is now a lovely ruin
06 Feb 2014
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