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We’ve seen wonderful lists of the most creative, bizarre and quirky houses and they’re truly a marvel to see, but today it’s all about location, location, location! We put on our hiking boots, pack our backpacks and go traveling to some of the strangest places on earth where people have built their homes.

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13 – Home grown…
Before we knew too much about turning our homes into eco-friendlier versions of their selves, Icelanders were already far ahead of the game. They use the earth’s natural dirt to insulate their homes, which means once the grass starts growing, you’re blending in with the landscape beautifully. Also bear in mind that building materials are not easy to come by in more remote areas, so this is the perfect solution. By owning one of these homes, you’ll blend right in.

12 – Ready for Take Off…
This Boeing 727 Hotel in Costa Rica is located deep in the heart of the jungle. So not only are you heading into the seriously awesome location of a jungle, but you can also brag that you’ve overnighted in a disused airplane flew from South Africa to Columbia once upon a time. Many amazing conversions have taken place in old aircraft, from restaurants, to homes, hotels and even a kindergarten.

11 – Rock On…
Over in Utah you’ll find homes that have been blasted into a rock wall that form part of the Rockland Ranch Community. Around 100 people live there, and the area was founded 35-years ago.

10 – Cliff Hanger…
Although Xuan Kong Si is actually a Monastery, I’ve added it to our list today – because technically, it is home to the monks that reside there. This particular mountain is considered sacred, and the Monastery in Mid Air – which is what Xuan Kong Si translated means – has been hanging there since 491 AD. To this day, architects are in awe of how they managed to get these dwellings to hang like this off the side of the cliff. They do know how it was done, but it’s remarkable they were able to do so. They were built high up as either a defence mechanism against marauders, or to protect themselves from floods.

9 – Home is where the heart is…
This big house is located on Elliðaey Island, Vestmannaeyjar Archipelago in Iceland. An incredible view from above, but you’ll never be allowed to visit there. It was built in the 1700’s and at that time 5 families lived on the island. The house is now owned by a hunting club and you have to be a member to get there. They don’t have electricity but fortunately they do have a sauna.

8 – Oh, the places you’ll go…
Over in Northern England these treehouses served as a form of protest. The residents of the treehouses built them to prevent authorities from quarrying for gritstone in the historic Nine Ladies Sit in Stanton Lees.

7 – Time to go home…
This is the Brooklyn Clock Tower Home and it’s got a hefty price tag attached to it. It costs $15 million and offers the lucky owners a view of Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens. It’s 6,813-square-foot and at one stage was bring rented out for $50,000 a month!

6 – Welcome Home…
Built in the 1700’s, let’s take a walk around Yemen’s Dar al-Hajar palace. The more modern part on top of the hill was built in the 1930’s by Yahya Muhammad Hamiddin, an Islamic Spiritual leader. The rooms of the palace are built into the side of a tall rock spire and you can buy a ticket and walk through this 5-story rock palace.

5 – The house of the rising sun…
Although it’s uninhabited, this is just worth a share because it’s so bizarre. It’s known as the Floating Castle near Krasnosilka in Ukraine, and is actually an abandoned granary.

4 – Home is where you lay your hat…
We head to Tunisia and pop in for tea at Matmâta. Thought to date back to the Roman times, inhabitants have dug these monstrous pits into the ground and tunnelled into the sides to create their living space. Nobody really knew about this place until the mid-60’s and that was thanks to the Star Wars film, A New Hope, where Luke Skywalker made his home on the planet Tatooine. Why they are built like this is not certain, but it could possibly have been to hide from the Egyptians or some like to believe that desert monsters used to live in those underground tunnels.

3 – Head for the hills…
Admittedly, it’s not a house but a hotel, but the location is most certainly surreal! The Solvay hut is located at 13,000 feet on the Matterhorn in Zermatt, Switzerland. It offers a resting place for weary hikers!

2 – House on a hill…
In this case, it would be more of a case of house in a hill. This was the creation of SeARCH and Christian Muller Architects, and the entire home is built into a hill. The shape allows for lots of natural light to filter into the home, exquisite panoramic views and loads of shelter.

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38 Comments

38 Comments

  1. Meghan Bray

    April 2, 2018 at 6:04 pm

    Cool

  2. Anna Iowa

    April 3, 2018 at 3:31 am

    I thought for sure you would mention House on the Rock in Wisconsin

  3. Algraphic / Minecraft

    April 3, 2018 at 10:56 am

    No. 1
    No. 24

    Loot Lake

  4. Death Merchant

    April 3, 2018 at 2:05 pm

    way to many commercials DONT SUB TO THIS STYLE OF CHANNELS 👎👎👎👎👎

  5. thedrew4you

    April 3, 2018 at 2:45 pm

    #1 Kame House

  6. Itzyas King

    April 3, 2018 at 4:50 pm

    I wonder how the number 1 house gets food

  7. damjan pavlovic

    April 3, 2018 at 6:12 pm

    24 is croatia somwhere

  8. Núbia Rodrigues

    April 3, 2018 at 7:25 pm

    oi

  9. Benjamin Corwin

    April 3, 2018 at 11:35 pm

    The waterfall home. There’s even a lego set for it!

  10. Rut Brea

    April 4, 2018 at 12:20 am

    Narrator speaks so fast is hard to keep up with what she is saying. Very bad narrator!

  11. Dakota Frye

    April 4, 2018 at 12:26 pm

    The House in the thumbnail is loot lake from fortnite

  12. Voiceoftruth K

    April 5, 2018 at 4:47 am

    What's up with the hammer and cycle

  13. jfree1998

    April 5, 2018 at 7:42 pm

    Starwars came out in the 70s not 60s. That area get in the 110s so the homes are dug in to help them cool down and to store foodstuffs.

  14. Brenda Evans

    April 6, 2018 at 3:52 am

    21 in Papua has been is been destroyed by the Indonesia as well as the culture. It’s a public secret. And our Australian Government denies it. Even though there is footage. Absolutely disgusting.

  15. x rider

    April 7, 2018 at 1:43 am

    Star Wars (later retitled Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope) is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas.It is the first film in the original Star Wars trilogy and the beginning of the Star Wars franchise. Not the mid 60's…….

  16. vayu geete

    April 7, 2018 at 2:27 am

    Naturedestroy

  17. Nakita Christian

    April 7, 2018 at 5:14 pm

    Must be nice 👍🏾

  18. RosySpeaks

    April 7, 2018 at 10:02 pm

    I'd be so afraid of staying in that last house. Probably always feeling like I'm about to drown

  19. m v

    April 8, 2018 at 3:18 am

    Um. Star Wars was late 1970s not mid 60s. COPY READ.

  20. David Bush

    April 8, 2018 at 4:24 am

    At least 25 isn't homeless

  21. Mankamal Chahal

    April 8, 2018 at 6:50 am

    Fake

  22. Creative Top 10 Mystery

    April 8, 2018 at 9:42 am

    Nice video

  23. Nobody

    April 8, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    #5 8:02
    At first, I thought the house was floating
    Then I thought it was a reflection
    Then again I knew that the house was floating, well kinda

  24. the scientist of music

    April 10, 2018 at 1:26 am

  25. Patshhi4

    April 10, 2018 at 2:10 am

    They don’t have electricity but they do have a sauna. 🤣😂🤪

  26. Lexus Gemota

    April 10, 2018 at 5:45 am

    22 was great

  27. Hurcan RNCS

    April 10, 2018 at 8:55 pm

    House in the hill

  28. Fabian Siller

    April 10, 2018 at 11:36 pm

    🗣 WATERFALLS!

  29. Shell C

    April 11, 2018 at 4:36 pm

    Good content but ads placed mid sentence is annoying

  30. A Triggered Bary Benson

    April 12, 2018 at 9:29 pm

    The click bait reminded me of Kame House

  31. 2coryman

    April 12, 2018 at 10:54 pm

    the houses in the middle of the water or on top of the hills

  32. achanwahn

    April 13, 2018 at 2:16 am

    #4. Srsly? Oh, gee, I wonder why ppl living in hot, desert mountains decided to live in carved homes. What a mystery. >:/

  33. marianesti1

    April 13, 2018 at 2:21 pm

    OMG. Am i near to end of internet?

  34. Batmanda com

    April 14, 2018 at 1:55 am

    best one home

  35. ThoseGoodVibes

    April 14, 2018 at 5:32 pm

    Stop naming songs & TV showsss

  36. ercan kilic

    April 14, 2018 at 5:47 pm

    WHERE THE FUCK IS YOUR PROVE FOR MONGOL EMPIRE ? YOU ARE JUST INSULTING THE GREATEST CIVILIZATIONS THE WORLD HAS EVER KNOWN WITH A MYTH AS IF PRIMITIVE NOMADIC MONGOLS HAD THE CAPABILITY TO CONQUER THE BIGGEST EMPIRES OF ITS TIME ; ENOUGH IS ENOUGH YOU FUCKING JEWS.

  37. Sourav Roy Choudhury

    April 14, 2018 at 6:10 pm

    Discover India……………..https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUkz9NY09Ko

  38. Janie Goodman

    April 14, 2018 at 9:27 pm

    Not anyone of those

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