New York's Million Dollar 'Smurf' House


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While this mushroom-like structure looks like it jumped right out of smurf village, it is a real-life house in Rochester, New York. It was designed by local architect James H. John who was not inspired by the fungi it resembles, but by the stem of Queen Anne’s Lace, a wild plant related to the carrot family.

The house sits on a 1.2-acre property that includes a yard and a small flower garden. In all there are eight rooms including the kitchen, 3 bathrooms, 3 bedrooms, and best of all the family room which is located below the pods and can be reached by scampering down the underground tunnels that also connects the various pods or sections of the house.

And, while the house may look like it was built sometime in the 1900's it is actually quite modern, with the latest gas fireplaces and even air conditioning. Love it? Then you are in luck, because this smurftastic house is currently on the market for a mere $1.1mm USD!


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  • gold3nglare
    gold3nglareWednesday, February 3, 2021 at 6:03 am
    There are many things that I wouldn't pay or invest 1 million bucks into. This is one of 'em.
    • lil_kitty_cat
      lil_kitty_catWednesday, February 3, 2021 at 5:54 am
      I love the house i know my place!!!!! :D
      • coolgirl56
        coolgirl56Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 10:18 am
        • munozkim000
          munozkim000Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 11:02 am
          • goldenstar
            goldenstarSaturday, May 23, 2015 at 6:22 pm
            • goldenstar
              goldenstarSaturday, May 23, 2015 at 6:21 pm
              yass that is so pretty
              • JulieSaturday, April 4, 2015 at 9:20 am
                now I know my article I wish I could live there
                • pandy123
                  pandy123Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 3:14 pm
                  That is really cool. Love the movie too!
                  • mushThursday, February 12, 2015 at 6:29 pm
                    • mushThursday, February 12, 2015 at 6:28 pm