The Desert Nomad House

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In the Sonoran Desert, west of Tucson, Arizona, you will find this unusual home.

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The Desert Nomad House was designed by award winning architect Rick Joy. It is actually composed of three seperate steel and glass cubes.

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Here’s an aerial view:

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It is currently listed for sale at $875,000. This “desert retreat, private museum and residence” has 2 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in just over 1500 square feet.

The minimalist cube house is as captivating on the inside as the outside…

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You can see the sleek, quiet, modernist kitchen at the back of the room (below)… if you look too quickly, you may miss it!

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Simple, spare, serene…

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It’s so clean and perfect – I’m having trouble imagining how humans can live here!

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All of the home’s windows frame the most vivid views… no window treatments needed out in the vast desert!

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Faucet detail:

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For all the listing details, see here. For a great deal of commentary and additional photos, you can visit the Desert Nomad House’s website here.

I love it A LOT. But it is a tad over my budget. I also have an inkling that the home would not be very kid-friendly. (Just a hunch)

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Nonetheless, she is a double-take, head-turning stunner!

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