Top 10 Houses in the Middle of Nowhere

Top 10 Houses in the Middle of Nowhere

Ever dreamed of a remote place? A house where you could escape the city and dive into the tranquil surroundings? These ten places might be a good choice: beautiful nature and total peace. Some of them are not inhabited or used anymore and serve as the tourist attractions.

10. The Crystal Mill, Colorado, USA

The mill was built in the late 19th century and is also known as the Old Mill. Situated on the banks of the Crystal River, the mill is surrounded by incredibly beautiful nature. The mill is said to be the most photographed attraction in the state.

Why go there?

An unusual trip, providing many scenic sites.

How to get there?

Get to Town of Crystal by car and from there hike to the mill.

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Top 10 Houses in the Middle of Nowhere

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9. Drina River, Bajina Basta, Serbia

The town lies on the valley of Drina River, where this small house is situated. Surrounded by the western mountains, the place fascinates with unspoilt nature – Tara National Park is founded adjacent to the town. The private house is used as a holiday retreat.

Why go there?

The National Park is definitely worth visiting. The house has also become a tourist attraction after the pictures of it went viral.

How to get there?

Hike from Tara National Park.

Read more: Tara National Park

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Top 10 Houses in the Middle of Nowhere

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Top 10 Houses in the Middle of Nowhere

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8. Schönau am Königssee, Bavaria, Germany

The settlement is surrounded by the Watzmann mountain, that is part of the Bavarian Alps, and gorgeous Königssee lake. The fascinating nature defines Schönau’s dramatic landscape. The municipality is one of the most famous tourist spots in the region.

Why go there?

Besides the beautiful nature, hiking in the mountains and boating, Schönau is also visited for its bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton track, wellness and spa centres.

How to get there?

From Munich get there by car or train.

Read more: Schönau am Königssee

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Top 10 Houses in the Middle of Nowhere

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Top 10 Houses in the Middle of Nowhere

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7. Gásadalur, Vagar Island, Faroe Islands

A lot of small villages are scattered on the islands, that fascinate with the vast landscapes. The village of Gásadalur is situated on the edge of a steep cliff with a waterfall. The mountains of Vagar surround the village and isolate it from the rest of the world.

Why go there?

The Faroe Islands definitely have the most unique and beautiful nature in the world.

How to get there?

By boat or fly to Vagar.

Read more: Faroe Islands

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Top 10 Houses in the Middle of Nowhere

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6. Tuscany, Italy

The landscapes of Tuscany are breathtaking. The villas and farmhouses surrounded by the wave-like hills and cypress trees are available to rent for the tourists. A vacation here provides an authentic Italian experience, filled with fresh food, wine and striking sites.

Why go there?

Renting a Tuscan Villa is a popular tourist attraction, which provides a nice vacation in a historic place.

How to get there?

Easy access by plane, train or bus from Italy and abroad.

Read more or book: Tuscan Villas

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5. Stone House, Guimarães, Fafe Mountains, Portugal

The incredible house is made by attaching giant stones with concrete. As soon as the pictures of it have gone viral, the unusual building was named the Flintstones house and attracted tourists. There is no electricity in the house, but it has a cozy fireplace and a pool.

Why go there?

Guimarães is a main historic city in Portugal, while Fafe fascinates with mountains and the Stone House.

How to get there?

Get to Guimarães by train or bus. Reach the house by hiking in the mountains.

Read more: Guimarães

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Top 10 Houses in the Middle of Nowhere

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4. Mountains in Norway

Norway is famous for its fjords and mountains, that are stretched all around the country. Wherever you will go, you will definitely find remote villages or cottages in the valleys. The tourists have an opportunity to stay at the hotels and guesthouses in the mountains while travelling around.

Why go there?

Favorite hikers and climbers spot.

How to get there?

Get around the country by bus or train.

Read more: Mountains in Norway

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3. Breidavik, Iceland

Here the most westerly church in Europe is found! Situated on the beach Breidavik church is exposed to the severe weather and is surrounded by fjords. The guesthouses are also scattered in the breathtaking environment of this region.

Why go there?

Puffin-watching is the main attraction, as well as nature – the dramatic coast varies from the steep cliffs to the sandy beaches.

How to get there?

By bus from the bigger cities.

Read more or book: Breidavík Guesthouse

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Top 10 Houses in the Middle of Nowhere

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2. Kolmanskop, Namibia

Once a wealthy diamond mining village, Kolmanskop was destroyed by the Namib desert. Today it is often referred as a Ghost Town. The buildings are invaded by the desert and although the town is entirely abandoned, it attracts many visitors and even the guided tours are provided.

Why go there?

A very enigmatic and unusual, yet picturesque place. One of the most popular destinations in Namibia.

How to get there?

By car take the B4 road from Luderitz.

Read more: Kolmanskop

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1. Aogashima, Japan

The island is located in the Philippine Sea, administered by Tokyo and might be the most remote and recluse place on Earth. Aogashima is of a volcanic origin and has a volcanic caldera on the surface. The place offers ultimate tranquillity and unique landscape.

Why go there?

The most remote and unique place in the world for sure.

How to get there?

The island is visited by the tourists as part of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park by boat or helicopter.

Read more: Aogashima

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Top 10 Houses in the Middle of Nowhere

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