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No One Wants To Buy This House Because Of The Crazy Design (21 pics)

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This home in Hillsborough, California is known to the locals as the "Flintstones House" due to its quirky design. It's been on the market for a year now with an asking price of $4.2 million and it can be yours if you're up for living in something a little different and have a few million dollars laying around.

Even from far away, it's easy to The Flintstones House isn't a normal property.

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It's made from concrete that's been painted orange and purple, though it was first finished in an off-white color when it was built in 1976.


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The odd shape of the house was created by applying shotcrete to both a steel rebar structure and a series of mesh frames held up by inflated balloons typically used for aeronautical research.


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This gives it that prehistoric, lumpy look, hence the nickname.


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Tiling and unique artworks cover the entire single-family home and match the exterior.


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The color scheme inside even matches the exterior.



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Nonstandard ceilings permeate throughout.


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The home fell into disrepair in the '80s, and it was repaired and renovated after mountain-water runoff eventually did major damage to the foundation.


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At that point, the house also changed hands.


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The kitchen features a center island attached to the roof of the house, which also features a skylight.


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Despite appearances, the home does contain typical appliances.


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The home has attracted its share of criticism for its experimental design.


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Many have called the home an eyesore, and others are just curious about what it looks like inside.


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This criticism has only increased since the current owners bought the property in 1996 for $800,000.


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They turned it from white to the current orange and purple color scheme.


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Love it or hate it, the home has become a San Francisco-area landmark.


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Many celebrities have been rumored to have lived in, purchased, or bid on the house, including ...


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... George Lucas, O.J. Simpson, and unnamed Silicon Valley investors.


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The home originally listed for $4.2 million in September 2014, but it remains on the market.


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It was recently chopped to $3.2 million — the second price chop in a year.


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For whoever does purchase the home, they'll be getting three bedrooms and 2,700 square feet of quirky San Francisco history.


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№1 Author: MWarrior (27 Jul 2016 16:51) Total user comments: 1024


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There's no way an employee of Mr. Slate's could afford that house.
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№2 Author: Nick1090 (27 Jul 2016 23:33) Total user comments: 1257


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Looks awesome, over priced but awesome.
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