From a house perched on top of a towering rock to a Flintstones-style bolthole, the world’s most bizarre properties revealed

  • They say a man’s house is his castle, but some homes are definitely an acquired taste.

As humans have reached every corner of the globe, they have also fought tooth and nail to create a patch of land to call their own – occasionally in the most bizarre places.

The following pictures show houses in locations that would take a sturdy backbone to sleep in.

From the house perched perilously atop a towering rock in Georgia to the only building on an entire Icelandic island, some abodes look straight out of a Tolkien fantasy.



Just one cabin sits on Elidaey island in Iceland, which used to be inhabited by five families 300 years ago