Inside Look: Live in a Former Nuclear Missile Silo
After weeks of filming swanky penthouses (some with er, slides) and extravagant Manhattan lofts made famous by the likes of Beyonce, we were excited to take an "Inside Look" at a much more unconventional home nestled in the Adirondack Mountains.
And talk about unconventional! Beneath this home in Saranac, N.Y., lies a former Cold War-era nuclear missile silo and launch pad, built in the 1950s to house an Atlas-F intercontinental ballistic missile. Not your average, indeed!
In fact, we learned that the surface home is simply the "secret entrance" to almost 15,000 square feet of underground space that's built to withstand tornadoes, hailstorms, hurricanes and the odd Soviet pre-emptive nuclear strike. No wonder some say it's one of the world's safest homes!
Definitely one of the stranger houses we've been in, but still cool beyond belief. See for yourself.
Brian Dominic, Michael DeRosa and Mike Franklin of Select Sotheby's International Realty have the listing.
All parcels of land available for sale on the property appear as below (total $1.76 million).
Silohome complex on 19 ac: $750,000
Log Home on 4 ac: $259,000
10 acre runway lot w/ 42' x 46' hangar: $125,000
All 7 lots (approx 8 acres each): $476,000
Phase II 125 undivided acres to west of silohome: $150,00
See more pictures of the converted nuclear missile silo home below.
See This 3,900-Square-Foot Silo Home in Saranac
Inside Look: Live in a Former Nuclear Missile Silo (VIDEO)
Discover More Like This
BACK TO SLIDE
Get the Inside Look at other amazing homes on AOL Real Estate.
Got a tip for our Inside Look series? If you know of any exceptional or unusual property currently listed for sale that's video-worthy, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your suggestions. (Due to the volume of response, we unfortunately are unable to reply to each submission.)
Follow AOL Real Estate reporters Krisanne Alcantara (@krisannetraz) and Teke Wiggin (@tkwiggin) on Twitter (@aolrealestate)!
More on AOL Real Estate:
Find out how to calculate mortgage payments.
Find homes for sale in your area.
Find foreclosures in your area.
Find homes for rent in your area.
See celebrity real estate.