21 Famous Homes With Amazing Features

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If you’re rich enough to build yourself a mansion, you’re rich enough to trick it out with the weirdest, wildest, most whimsical details your imagination can devise. In the latest episode of the mental_floss List Show, host John Green reveals some of the nuttiest features ever built into famous homes.

These cribs make the celeb pads on MTV look restrained. Indoor pools are practically pedestrian. Instead, try private railroads, secret passageways, and a personal ice cream parlour. The notable homes profiled include the original Playboy Mansion, Buckingham Palace, the Winchester House, Hearst Castle, and Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch.

Opulent, odd, and amazing, these unusual abodes put your Ikea furniture to shame.