A Chattanooga, TN, house shaped like a flying saucer recently sold for $135,000, far less than expected. The 38-year-old, structure is perched on six “landing gear” legs, has multiple levels, three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an entrance staircase that lowers and retracts with the push of a button. The new owner — who didn’t want to speak with the press — faces some uniquenterior decorating challenges as the curve of the exterior creates a sloping ceiling and short side walls. On the plus side the building has a striking curved bar and a custom designed bathtub.
A neighbor, Ron Parimore, told the Chattanooga Times Free Press that former owners in the 1970s got in an argument and the wife pulled up the stairway, drove her husband’s truck underneath it so he couldn’t get the stairs down and left him stuck inside.