There are 406 items filed under eccentric homes.

Chiemsee, Germany

Herrenchiemsee Neues Schloss

Originally envisioned by King Ludwig II to rival Versailles, Herrenchiemsee's "New Palace" remains half-gilded for lack of funds
11 May 2015
Sintra , Portugal

Pena National Palace

This unreal Portuguese palace looks as though it's made from a pile of different castles
29 Apr 2015
Gland, Switzerland

Villa Rose

This secret Swiss fortress is disguised as a harmless pink house, complete with fake windows
20 Apr 2015
Willow , Alaska

Dr. Seuss House

This enigmatic, semi-abandoned home/tower looks like something out of a children's book
07 Apr 2015
Quthing, Lesotho

Masitise Cave House Museum

This odd little home is built was built right into an African rock face
03 Apr 2015
Savannah, Georgia

Alex Raskin Antiques

The "last unrestored grand mansion of Savannah" is now a cramped, mouldering maze of antiques
23 Mar 2015
Saint Francisville, Louisiana

Cottage Plantation

Anyone looking to get away to a startlingly intact relic from the antebellum South need look no further than this plantation B&B
18 Mar 2015
London, United Kingdom

221b Baker Street

The popularity of Sherlock Holmes led to the creation of his fictional address, turning the orderly London street numbers askew
17 Mar 2015
Malvern, Pennsylvania

Wharton Esherick Museum

The home and studio of a visionary woodworker now stands as a museum and example of his artistic genius
16 Mar 2015
Guise, France

Familistère de Guise

This "social palace" housing complex created a relatively stable and self-contained worker's society... for a time
24 Feb 2015
Fountain City, Wisconsin

The Rock in the House

This punny mirror of another Wisconsin attraction is exactly what it sounds like
24 Feb 2015
New York, New York

The Morris-Jumel Mansion

The oldest house in Manhattan is now a museum that remembers the home's sordid history of scandal, ghosts, and vice-presidents
19 Feb 2015
New York, New York

Marble Hill

Manhattan and the Bronx have been playing tug of war over this former island neighborhood for over a century
18 Feb 2015
Little Falls, New York

Beardslee Castle

Not even a series of devastating fires could keep this odd castle in upstate New York from bouncing back
06 Feb 2015
Willemstad, Curaçao

The Abandoned Pietermaai Mansions

The mouldering manses of wealthy colonials still pock the streets of a Curaçao neighborhood
30 Jan 2015
Masuleh, Iran

Masuleh

In this tiny Iranian town playing on the roof isn't just encouraged, it's the only place to go
30 Jan 2015
Guagnano, Italy

Vincent City

An eccentric artist's abode in this small Italian town has been transformed into a surreal temple of mosaic madness
21 Jan 2015
Staten Island, New York

Kreischer Mansion

This empty Victorian manse on Staten Island is said to be haunted but is actually a real life crime scene
19 Jan 2015
Bruge, Belgium

The Lucifernum

This former Masonic lodge has been transformed into part museum, part club, all awesome
19 Jan 2015
Selárdalur, Iceland

Samúel Jónsson's Art Farm

This secluded Iceland farm holds the collected works of one rural sculptor's creations
29 Dec 2014
Cleveland, Ohio

A Christmas Story House and Museum

The home made famous by the 1983 holiday classic is now a perfectly preserved shrine to the movie
24 Dec 2014
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Birthplace of F. Scott Fitzgerald

The literary king of the Jazz Age was born in this lovely Minnesota home which still honors his legacy
10 Dec 2014
New York, New York

The Weathermen Townhouse Explosion

A strangely angled West Village home is the only monument to an explosion that took the lives of three American revolutionaries
09 Dec 2014
Port Quin, England

Doyden Castle

This remote castle was built to be a wealthy businessman's palace of vice but is now simply a historic vacation cottage
26 Nov 2014
Leominster, Massachusetts

Frances H. and Jonathan Drake House

This unassuming Massachusetts residence was built with a trap door to hide escapees on the Underground Railroad
25 Nov 2014
Zalipie, Poland

The Painted Village of Zalipie

This uber-quaint Polish village is known for its habit of painting elaborate floral motifs on just about everything
21 Nov 2014
Dunmow, United Kingdom

Talliston House & Gardens

An English artist has turned an unassuming ex-council house into a time-lost house of mystery
18 Nov 2014
Worcestershire, England

Harvington Hall

Built by the patron saint of illusionists this Elizabethan manor house is riddled with secret cubbies for hiding priests
17 Nov 2014
Royse City, Texas

Royse City Futuro House

This crumbling UFO is one of only a few remaining "moveable ski chalets" of its kind
12 Nov 2014
Nettlestone, England

No Man's Land

This foolish Victorian sea fort was converted to a deluxe hotel before becoming an abandoned wasteland
07 Nov 2014

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