It's My Mansion: Need a Well-Rounded Home? Check Out This Dome-icile!

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Dome Home Front

I love quirky houses! If a home has character, a neat feature, or some really defining characteristic, I love it!

While it’s no Bio-Dome, this concrete-shell house has two bedrooms, two baths, and 2,100 square feet. You’ll love the secluded location, but you’ll have to learn to live with few windows in this home. I love the upstairs loft, though.

Dome Home Living

Perhaps you’ve driven by the Monolithic Institute on I-35 on your way to Austin and thought, “Gee, I wonder what it’s like inside one of those domes …” Well, this is it! The house, which is at 3592 County Road 338, is marketed by Debbie Hudnall of Virginia Cook Realtors.

Dome Home Kitchen

It’s incredibly affordable, too, at $125,000, but you’d need to do a lot of renovating. Of course, you’d also have to live in the Collin County suburb of Melissa, which is too far away from Dallas for me, but maybe that’s your kind of thing.

So, do you think you could live in a dome?


Joanna England

If Executive Editor Joanna England could house hunt forever, she absolutely would. Instead she covers the North Texas housing market and the economy for While she started out with the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, Joanna's work has appeared in The Dallas Morning News as well as several local media outlets. When she's not knitting or hooping, or enjoying White Rock Lake, she's behind the lens of her camera. She lives in East Dallas with her husband, son, and their furry and feathered menagerie.

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