House in Connecticut has major ‘Starfox enemy base vibes?’

Judith Zeng

Exterior

Exterior

Screen grab from Realtor/MLS

Some homes are just wild rides all the way through and this fine piece of architecture is one of those.

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Exterior Screen grab from Realtor/MLS

On the market for $629,000 in Hamden, Connecticut, this four-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom house was “custom designed in 1969 by renowned Yale architect David Sellers for the current owners,” the listing on Realtor.com describes.

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Interior Screen grab from Realtor/MLS

And with its special “sloping roof lines,” it allows the natural light that flows through the surrounding trees to seep inside in a shadowy sort of way. Other captivating features inside the 2,912-square-foot space include:

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Exterior Screen grab from Realtor/MLS

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Interior Screen grab from Realtor/MLS

Its special exterior design caught the attention of Zillow Gone Wild and both confused and fascinated fans of the popular social media real estate page.

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Living room Screen grab from Realtor/MLS

“I respect it more than I love it… if that makes any sense,” one person said.

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Family room Screen grab from Realtor/MLS

“My dogs would climb that roof like goats,” another joked.

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Kitchen Screen grab from Realtor/MLS

“I’m fascinated with the exterior and had really high hopes for the interior, but my hopes were immediately dashed,” another commented. “What a wasted opportunity to have a super cool house.”

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Kitchen Screen grab from Realtor/MLS

“Downside: the kids would run all over the roof,” someone said. “Upside: putting holiday decor up would be so much easier.”

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Bedroom Screen grab from Realtor/MLS

“This house design has ‘Starfox enemy base’ vibes. I don’t hate it either,” another wrote, referencing the Avengers’ superhero. “Could use a little *something* here and there but it’s just weird enough to be nice.”

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Bathroom Screen grab from Realtor/MLS

“Why are we not talking about how much fun it would be to go sledding down that roof??” someone asked.

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Deck area Screen grab from Realtor/MLS

“The angles are crazy but I like it a lot,” one person said.

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Interior Screen grab from Realtor/MLS

“I REALLY like it,” another person commented. “Remove the carpet for wood floors and a few other tweaks and I’d be happy! “

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Bedroom Screen grab from Realtor/MLS

“Looks like the perfect setting for a psychological thriller,” someone joked.

Hamden is about 30 miles southwest of Hartford.

TJ Macías is a Real-Time national sports reporter for McClatchy based out of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Formerly, TJ covered the Dallas Mavericks and Texas Rangers beat for numerous media outlets including 24/7 Sports and Mavs Maven (Sports Illustrated). Twitter: @TayloredSiren

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