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7 Places In Arizona That’ll Make You Wish You Lived Underground

I know it’s pretty darn chilly now, but remember how just a few weeks ago plenty of people around the state were still roasting under triple-digit temperatures? Those hot summers make a lot of people wonder why there aren’t more homes with basements around the state. Sure, the reason has something to do with unstable dirt, but wouldn’t it be nice to escape underground for parts of the summer? If you’ve ever wanted to do just that, here is some inspiration to get you started.

5. Hopefully those got your imagination rolling. Now check out a few examples of actual houses inspired by these places! We’ll start with this amazing cave house in Bisbee.

6. Another example is this home that you wouldn’t be able to see until you actually stumbled on it in Mohave Valley.


An interesting donut shape sitting under 4.5 acres, this home is actually still on the market!

Other than the searing temperatures, what would prompt you to live underground?

Monica Spencer
Monica is a Diné freelance writer and the Arizona staff writer for Only In Your State. In addition to writing, she also enjoys taking photos, running, and weaving. She currently lives in Phoenix with her boyfriend and their herd of cats.