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Crimes against design! Bizarre real estate photos reveal some of the strangest properties on the market – from a taxidermy gallery to a CASTLE on top of a garage
- Bizarre design fails from houses around the world were shared on social media
- Among the unusual choices were a 20,000 fish tank and a piano on the ceiling
- Another house had an indoor rockery next to fake birds and wildlife paintings
When it comes to selling a property, many homeowners want their place to stand out from the rest.
But these places from around the world are memorable for all the wrong reasons.
The photos, originally posted on the Ridiculous Real Estate Reddit thread and collated by Bored Panda, feature some design choices that are just too weird to even comprehend.
One picture shows a house that looks unassuming and normal on the outside, but is lavishly decked out with giant chandeliers and other decadent touches inside.
Another shows an indoor putting green, while a further image freaked out social media users, showing a room completely stuffed with taxidermy animals.
Here FEMAIL shares some of the most bizarre design fails ever pictured…
Some decor is simply inexplicable: this indoor rockery surrounded by wildlife photos and fake animals certainly fits that mould
It’s not often you see a piano stuck to the ceiling instead of standing on the floor – after all, sitting underneath that would be terrifying!
This home may look fairly unassuming on the outside, but peeking inside tells a whole different story, with decadent decorations like a huge chandelier and baroque ceiling moulds
They say a man’s home is his castle, but in the case of this suburban north American home owner, their garage is their castle
When you’re listing the desirable features of a potential property, an alchemy lair is surely near the top. Right?
Social media users were freaked out by this house, full of stuffed animals, with one saying they didn’t want corpses hanging on their walls
The owners of this home certainly pushed the boat out with their 20,000 gallon aquarium, and sea turtle ceiling decals
Commentators felt a bit ‘putt out’ by this strange work space, which offers workers a chance to practice their golfing skills without leaving the office
Nothing like a good column to add some architectural integrity to a room. Shame this one isn’t quite the right size for the beam it’s supporting…
This unusual home was branded the ‘advent calendar house’, for obvious reasons. The window cleaning bill must be huge
Sometimes you’re not sure exactly what style to go for. This designer decided to throw in a load of different styles, leading to a confusing exterior
Some people like a more minimalist approach, and choose not to fill their homes with unnecessary junk. When the rooms are this cavernous though, a homely touch would help