The World's Most Bizarre Houses

Most of us have wildly different ideas about what a dream house should look like. For some, it’s a Cape Cod-style cottage, while others crave the warmth of a Charles and Henry Greene California bungalow. But there aren’t too many people we know who fantasize about living inside of a giant seashell. Or Bilbo Baggins’ home in the Shire. Or a 110-ton steel pig. But, in the spirit of to each his own, we’ve rounded up some of the craziest houses in the world for your voyeuristic pleasure. Let us know in the comments if there’s anything that we’ve missed, and more importantly, if you’d like to call one of these inventive designs home sweet home.

Casa Do Penedo – Portugal

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The “House of Stone” was built as a rural retreat back in 1974 between four large boulders found on the site.