This looks out of this world, but it's a house complete with a kitchen, bedroom, and living area.

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Driving Through the Hills of Kentucky

Imagine driving through the hills of Kentucky, and you look over and see a spaceship.  Well for people in Covington, Kentucky (just outside of Cincinnati, Ohio) this is exactly what they see.  You drive down an unassuming road and all of a sudden you're staring at a silver spaceship.  It looks both futuristic and retro at the same time, so where did it come from?  What is it doing in Kentucky?  And more importantly, what does it look like on the inside?   Let's dive into the Kentucky Futuro House!

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The Spaceship House

This house is well known in the region for being the "spaceship house"  but what exactly is it?   After doing a little digging I've learned that this particular home is called a Futuro House that was built in the late 60s or early 70s.

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According to The Futuro House, these styles of homes were originally made to be portable ski chalets.

The Futuro House was conceived by Matti Suuronen in 1968 as a "portable" ski chalet. It is an iconic piece of architecture

When looking at The Futuro House website, it's truly fascinating that there is one of these houses in Kentucky considering it's estimated that less than 100 of these homes were manufactured.  These were meant to be modular-style houses that could be set up just about everywhere.

Take a Look Inside

Thankfully for us, recently WDRB got in contact with the owner of the iconic spaceship house and he let the cameras step inside.  This small, but cozy home has everything you'd need, a kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, and living room.

Check out the video below of a tour inside Kentucky's spaceship house.

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