There’s No Other House In The World Like This One In Nevada
So, imagine for a moment you’re in Las Vegas standing outside the two-story house located at 3970 Spencer Street. It appears to be a normal suburban house, but is it really? After all, things aren’t always as they appear to be. Once you’ve made it past the front door and down the stairs (or elevator), you’ll discover this house is anything but ordinary.
What makes this two-story, Las Vegas house unique is the 15,200 sq. ft. basement that’s used as a separate underground house. Now, you’re probably thinking the exact same thing I am. “Why on earth would anyone want to live in something like this?” Well, here’s why:
Girard “Jerry” B. Henderson, a wealthy businessman, was paranoid that the Cold War was going to wipe out all humanity – bringing the world to an end. And of course if he was going to wait out the end of the world underground, he was going to do it in style. Can you really blame him? He made sure the house was constructed to withstand a nuclear blast, and that it was fully equipped to live in for up to one year without resurfacing.
This unique underground house truly is a time capsule of 1970s decor. It includes a pink kitchen, green carpets, lavish wallpaper, faux trees, a toaster built into the wall, and even a 360-degree landscape mural. The “garden” area includes a putting green, two hot tubs, a swimming pool, sauna, indoor fountains, dance floor, bar, BBQ pit, and adjustable light settings for whatever time of day it is.
For a virtual tour of this one-of-a-kind underground house, check out the video below.
Now that you’ve seen the video, were you instantly reminded of the 1999 film “Blast from the Past,” starring Brendan Fraser and Alicia Silverstone? I know I’m not the only one.
If you’ve never seen this film, you can watch the theatrical trailer here:
The Hendersons lived in the underground portion of their house full time. What about you? Could you live in this one-of-a-kind underground house full time? Let us know in the comments below!