The Best of Extreme Homes 0 Videos

Explore the unexpected with extreme homes from around the country.

Watch Now

More Extreme Homes

The Subterranean Earth House, the "Z" House, the Underground Dome Home and a house that moves on sleds. Get caught up on past episodes and explore the outer fringes in home design.
Video Collection
Video Collection
Video Collection

About the Show

The word "extreme" means different things to different people, and to these homeowners it means pushing the envelope as far as possible. From construction to completion, take an up-close look at some of the world's most spectacular houses ever built — including a modern Italian castle, a seaside house made of refrigerator panels, a floating home that was a ferry boat and a spherical house that revolves with the sun — and find out what makes them all so unique.
Season 4, Episode 6

Egg Shaped, Laser, Jungle

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a South African house with an all-seeing eye, an egg-shaped floating home on an English river, a New York residence that explodes with colour and one with a seven-level playground in Belgium. Cave-dwelling takes on a whole new meaning in Italy, Western style collides with the Middle-East in a Californian house and tradition is laser-cut in a Russian home. An Australian townhouse hides in the jungle while a Korean home puts on a steely face, there's a black and white answer to a building problem in Germany and smart salvage has created a rough, tough residence in New Mexico.

Friday
Nov 14
9am | 8c
Season 5, Episode 5

Boulder, Treetop, Spaceship

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a mountain home in Colorado which couldn't be less like a log cabin, a Mexican factory that's been turned into a luxury home full of folk art, a tree house in Australia with no walls and a home in Ireland hidden behind a huge metal screen. A Soviet-era flat in Moscow is now a state-of-the-art modern apartment, a house in California has a huge boulder in the living room and a Japanese home has no windows at all. A Canadian home is a modern take on the one next door, there's a house in South Korea inspired by a space ship while Germany has one that would be right at home by the Mediterranean Sea and a superstar's love nest in California has hidden secrets.

Friday
Jan 2
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 10

Abstract, Flying, Waterfall

From the dazzling to the daring, to the downright bizarre, we're inside the world's most extreme homes. This amazing assortment includes a house in Idaho that dangles off a cliff, an old home in The Netherlands that has been turned into an abstract work of art, a California party pad with water running through it and a Japanese home made from a box and a ball. San Francisco has a zigzag house, a modern home in Italy started life 300 years ago as a rustic tool shed and a South African residence looks like it is made of twigs. An Australian home loves straight lines while an ancient residence in France used to accommodate monks and a house in Wales flies over a river and a Canadian home embraces a waterfall.

Friday
Jan 23
9am | 8c
Season 4, Episode 2

Canyon, Sculpture, Bridge

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a giant converted synagogue in Miami, a Dutch residence built to mimic an American canyon, an inhabitable sculpture in Canada and a Spanish home that stands tall on stilts. A modern French residence has been grafted onto the ruins of an ancient farmhouse, a South Korean home takes minimalism to the extreme and an Australian beach house can take whatever the weather throws at it. An Arizonan home has been built like a bridge while an English residence can only be reached by one, Belgium has a house that curves with the landscape and Japanese shrine meets Native American long house in a Washington State home.

Friday
Feb 6
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 5

Boulder, Treetop, Spaceship

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a mountain home in Colorado which couldn't be less like a log cabin, a Mexican factory that's been turned into a luxury home full of folk art, a tree house in Australia with no walls and a home in Ireland hidden behind a huge metal screen. A Soviet-era flat in Moscow is now a state-of-the-art modern apartment, a house in California has a huge boulder in the living room and a Japanese home has no windows at all. A Canadian home is a modern take on the one next door, there's a house in South Korea inspired by a space ship while Germany has one that would be right at home by the Mediterranean Sea and a superstar's love nest in California has hidden secrets.

Friday
Mar 6
8am | 7c
Season 5, Episode 7

Waves, Bubbles, Saw Mill

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a home making waves in LA, a Danish house which hugs its owners, an Australian residence that enjoys graffiti and a glass bubble house in Spain. An ancient saw-mill in the UK makes a sleek modern home, a French apartment is in orbit over Paris and a house in Seattle loves rust and defies gravity. The owners jump for joy in a Japanese home, a Mexican house is simply divine, old Italian farm buildings have taken on a new life and a home in Arizona has curves in all the right places.

Friday
Apr 24
9am | 8c
Season 4, Episode 9

Mushroom, Pie, Foam, Fins

From the dazzling to the daring, to the downright bizarre, we're inside the world's most extreme homes. This amazing assortment includes a Californian house covered in wrap-around art, home in Spain shaped like a slice of pie, a space in Australia where wooden fins block the sun,and a Japanese home shaped like a mushroom. We go to a modern jungle cabana in Mexico a a foam covered house in New Mexican, and a castle in Belgium. Seventeen domes come together to form a home in Italy, a triangular house perches on a tiny sliver of land in Canada, a residence in Oregon looks out through the "eye of God" and Scotland has a home in a 200 year old observatory.

Friday
May 8
9am | 8c
Season 5, Episode 1

Glass, Shark, Fortress

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a New York home inspired by a diamond ring, a house in Mexico like a shark, an 800 year old Scottish fortress and a South African home covered in colourful symbols. An Australian house echoes the trees that surround it, an enormous home in Japan has been turned inside out while Colorado has a real cliff-hanger. Four flats combine into one huge Russian residence, a super-strong home in California is made of dirt, a German loft has a glass overcoat and a Canadian home is all set to sail off into the sunset.

Friday
Jun 12
9am | 8c
Season 5, Episode 13

Wine, Snow, Sunshine

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a 100 year old mansion off the coast of Rhode Island, an ancient wine cellar hiding a bright new home in Portugal, a futuristic seaside house in Australia and a French apartment with towering views over Paris. A South African residence has a snow-deck but no snow, a Californian home manipulates sunshine and a tiny home in South Korea is entirely underground. A workshop full of boxes creates a stylish home in London, the environment invades a house in Sweden, a Japanese dwelling looks like it's been sliced in two and a home in Montana is built to take on every kind of weather.

Friday
Jun 26
9am | 8c
Season 20, Episode 42

Upside Down, Wave, Spaceship

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a house hidden behind a wooden grille in Italy, a wave-form residence in California and an Austrian residence that's rusting beautifully. Lithuania has a round house built from sticks while there's an all-American house in Japan, a topsy-turvy home in Brazil has everything upside down and there's one in Australia that looks like a fence. Spain goes for the spaceship style, a house in Arkansas towers above the forest while one in San Francisco defies gravity and in Argentina a home takes the molecular approach and is light, incredibly strong and surprisingly portable.

Friday
Jul 24
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 12

Bridge, Wedge, Cloud

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes an American home which is like discovering a lost civilization, a house in Japan shaped like a staircase, one in South Africa which is so well-camouflaged that it almost vanishes into the wilderness and an Australian residence whose owners think they're living on Cloud Nine. Germany has a six-story wedge, Mexico has a seaside home made out of a bridge, every exterior wall possible has been made out of glass in Oakland and there's a self-styled temple to the gods in France. A Norwegian house nestles in a tree, a Portuguese one honors a whole forest and there's a pyramid home in Seattle perched on top of a skyscraper.

Friday
Aug 28
8am | 7c
Season 4, Episode 11

Storybook, Eyebrow, Boxes

From the dazzling to the daring, to the downright bizarre, we're inside the world's most extreme homes. This amazing assortment includes a Mexican house that literally lights up. a fairy-tale cottage in Canada fit for a hobbit in Canada, an Australian home that soars over stormy seas and a home shaped like a pile of boxes in Korea. A raised eyebrow adorns a home in Oregon while a modern designer graces a French chateau. Eleven cubes stack up for a house in Spain, traditional decoration goes modern in Russia, and history comes to life in Italy. A house in Colorado was inspired by barnacles and there's a space-station home in the Connecticut woods.

Friday
Oct 2
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 8

Hollywood, Ruins, PVC Bubbles

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a Portuguese house built inside a ruin, a PVC bubble in France, a Californian home designed for performing arts and a residence beneath a wildflower meadow in England. A Japanese house makes a great deal from very little, while one in Australia is perched on a thousand-foot cliff top, California has a black-and-white masterpiece in the Hollywood Hills and a Brazilian home sits high in a fig tree. A Thai residence is based on a journey through life, there's one in Chile made from old shipping containers and Oregon has a glass farmhouse.

Friday
Jul 29
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 3, Episode 5

Pyramid, Dream, Cliffhanger

This amazing assortment of homes from all over the world includes a residence in The Hamptons with its own pyramid, a Polish house which is little more than a corridor and a home in Australia that was built to beat the bugs. A house in New York features marble floors from the Vatican, one in Switzerland has a library shaped like a ship's prow, an Indonesian home has a staircase inspired by the artist M.C. Escher and there's a house hidden under a 300 year old barn in England. A home in Germany was once a water tower, a Mexican house has a freshwater pond inside while one in Seattle fulfils a young boy's dream and a Spanish residence is hanging right off the edge of a cliff.

Friday
Sep 30
6:30am | 5:30c

The Extreme and Unusual

Million Dollar Rooms

Consult Program Guide

Home Strange Home

Consult Program Guide

Amazing Water Homes

Consult Program Guide
Got Weird?
Got Weird?

Celebrate the Unusual

On HGTV's Home Strange Home, step inside some decidedly different residences and see how visionary homeowners lived out their dreams and fantasies in the offbeat homes they created — including a fantastical artist's playground, an homage to Never Land and this spaceship house in L.A.

Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Homes of the Rich and Famous
Homes of the Rich and Famous

Luxury Living

Explore lavish locations and tour homes of the famous, celebrated and fabulously wealthy at HGTV's sister site FrontDoor.com.

Explore Luxurious Living