This House Seems Like It Is On Top Of A Mountain, But The Truth Is Incredibly Strange…

We’ve seen a lot of unusual houses. However, we’ve never seen a house quite like this one. Situated in the Mojave Desert, just 45 minutes from Barstow, is the Volcano House, and you guessed it …

It’s sitting on top of a volcanic cinder cone, a steep hill built from falling volcanic ash.

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The home was recently put on the market for $650,000. 

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It once belonged to Huell Howser, host and producer of the public television program “California’s Gold.” 

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For those unfamiliar with the show, Howser provided expertise on the quirky side of California. 

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It only makes sense that he would live in a place like this! And just look at those 360 degree views… stunning. 

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Before his death in 2013, Howser donated the property to Chapman University. In return, they digitized his show. 

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However, the original designer and inhabitant was Vard Wallace, an inventive man who happened to patent the very first skateboard. 

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The views are enhanced by a wrap-around deck and private lake, which sits at the base of the volcano. 

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Just in case the two bedrooms on the main property aren’t enough, there’s also a guest house.

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Living on the top of a volcanic cinder cone may not be for everyone, but it’s a stunning sight, especially at night.

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