Most homes for sale are fairly practical: three bedrooms, two bathrooms, perhaps a garage. But every so often, homes that are a bit atypical hit the market. Each week we showcase an extraordinary residence in the Zillow Blog series “House of the Week.” Check out a few of our unconventional favorites.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Pottery House This Santa Fe home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright was originally planned for El Paso, Texas. The project never came to be until after Wright's death when the homeowners received permission to resurrect the plans for the artful home. See the pottery house
World Traveler Mainstays of the import business, shipping containers have long been integral components of sending goods around the world. Now, shipping containers are finding a second life as homes.
These homeowners chose to go back to prehistoric roots and build a home right into the side of a rock formation. Warm in the winter, cool in the summer, this cave home is far from rustic. See the Arizona cave home
When Frank Sinatra leased this property, Marilyn Monroe often frequented Sinatra’s notorious Rat Pack parties. Rumor has it that Monroe also stayed in the home’s guesthouse on occasion with a certain presidential visitor.
Be transported to Russia without leaving New Jersey. Bring the outside in with natural elements including a floating stone fireplace, 20-foot-tall ceilings and woodwork sourced from trees on the property.