Missouri September 07, 2015
These 10 Unique Houses in Missouri Will Make You Look Twice…And Want to Go In
Whether by the conversion of a cave, water tank or silo, or an original architectural design, all of these homes offer one-of-a-kind features that will make passerby look twice. Some of them are even currently available for purchase! Hats off to the architects behind each of these ten amazing structures.
1. Caveland Cave House, Festus
is a 17,000 square foot geothermal and passive solar powered home within a cave. located in Festus on 11th Street.
2. Pensmore Mansion, Highlandville, Ozark Mountains
According to Wikipedia, this home “is designed to be earthquake resistant, bullet proof, blast proof, tornado resistant, bug resistant, and fire resistant. The home is capable of withstanding an EF5 tornado” Located in the Ozark Mountains in Highlandville, this mansion has been under construction for many years. You can learn all about the process at
3. Historic Gem in St. Louis. 5215 Lindell Boulevard.
This unique mansion built in 1910 is 7,000 square feet and contains 4 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. Located at 5215 Lindell Boulevard in St. Louis, it is estimated to be worth $1,305,675.
4. 1653 Residence in Kansas City
This simple yet elegant and unique modern design was created by Studio Build and is located in Kansas City’s Westside neighborhood. You can find out more about the residence at
5. LEED Platinum House, Habitat For Humanity, Drury University, Springfield.
Created by Hammons School of Architecture at Drury University in Springfield, this green home has been named “Drury University Sustainable Habitat House” and has achieved Platinum status with the LEEDs (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system for green homes.
6. Water Tank Conversion in Louisiana, MO
This home on 102 Water Street in Louisiana was featured on HGTV’s “You Live in What?” in 2014 and was renovated from two 50 foot diameter drinking water tanks.
7. Dome Home, Sunrise Beach
This “dome home” with a view of Lake of the Ozarks, was built in 1981 and is located at 620 Point Look Out Road in Sunrise Beach. Featuring 16 skylights and unique architecture, this dome has 4500 square feet of living space.
8. Grain Silo Home in Springfield
This Springfield home was built designed around an old grain bin by Monticello Custom Homes and Remodeling. They call it the “Modern Silo Custom Home” and it was featured on houzz.com. See more pictures of the inside at
9. Bonne Terre A-Frame House
This unique A-frame designed home is located at 1101 Rue Angeline in Bonne Terre. It has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 1532 square feet of living space. Listed for sale on Zillow for $89,900. Find out more
10. Spanish Revival in Clayton
This Spanish Revival home located at 24 Wydown Terrace in Clayton is listed for sale on Zillow for $1,100,000. It has 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms with 4,345 square feet of living space. Catch all the details
Whether they are your taste or not, you can’t deny there is something unique in all of these homes. Would you live in any of these places? Share your comments below.