There are 422 items filed under eccentric homes.

New York, New York

Chester Arthur Inauguration & Death House

The only remaining building in New York to see the inauguration of a president is being slowly overtaken by a grocery store
26 Aug 2015
Augsburg, Germany

Fuggerei

In this truly magical place, rent hasn't been raised since the year 1520
20 Aug 2015
Ticknall, Derpy

Calke Abbey

This home of a taxidermy hoarder is among the grandest and most singular of historic English estates
18 Aug 2015
Golden, United States

Sculptured House

This iconic science fiction house still looks like something from the future even if it hasn't been in movies since the 70s
17 Aug 2015
Conwy, Wales

Quay House, The Smallest House in Great Britain

A former fisherman's hut deemed too small for habitation is now a delightful tourist draw
12 Aug 2015
Cincinnati, Ohio

The Cincinnati Mushroom House

What is it about mushrooms that makes people wish they lived inside of them?
12 Aug 2015
London, United Kingdom

Leighton House Museum

This artist's home turned gallery/museum preserves the creator's love of "Eastern" influences
10 Aug 2015
Hartford, Connecticut

Harriet Beecher Stowe House

The author of Uncle Tom's Cabin was neighbors with Mark Twain while living in this Connecticut home
03 Aug 2015
Alexandria Bay, New York

Just Room Enough Island

This tiny little island has, as the name says, just enough room for its single house
28 Jul 2015
Brooklyn , New York

Harry Nilsson's Childhood Home

The childhood home of one of America's greatest unsung troubadours still stands in a much changed Brooklyn neighborhood
21 Jul 2015
Manningtree, England

A House for Essex

This surreal art house looks like a geometric nightmare version of a small chapel
20 Jul 2015
Santa Fe, New Mexico

De Vargas Street House

This southwest-styled home in Santa Fe claims to be the oldest house in America thanks to an ancient bit of foundation
17 Jul 2015
Hartford, Connecticut

A. Everett Austin Facade House

This stunning Connecticut mansion is actually just a one-room-deep hoax
16 Jul 2015
Antonito, Colorado

Indiana Jones Home

The childhood home of Henry Jones Jr. is now an adventure-themed bed and breakfast
10 Jul 2015
Congleton, England

Little Moreton Hall

This askew 16th-century Tudor manor still stands despite almost nothing but leaning angles and sagging supports
07 Jul 2015
Chicopee, Massachusetts

Edward Bellamy House

The home of a famed utopian science fiction author has been preserved long after his predicted future in the year 2000
19 Jun 2015
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
Wasilla, 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 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, England

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
Fountain City, Wisconsin

The Rock in the House

This punny mirror of another Wisconsin attraction is exactly what it sounds like
24 Feb 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
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

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