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CASE STUDY : Chez Hélène-Amboise Troglodyte

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An amazing example of an affordable, long-lived modern cave home – the Chez Hélène-Amboise Troglodyte is a rags-to-riches story of a home blossoming within a family. A cave home acquired in modern times for One Euro at auction from a family member, this beautifully rustic cave home was renovated for just under $50k. And even better – one room of the renovated cave house is now for rental essentially as a bed-and-breakfast through AirBNB!

Underground Home Details

Name: Chez Hélène-Amboise Troglodyte
Location: , France
Construction Materials: Earth, Carved Limestone
Heating and Cooling: Geothermal
Citation Source(s): Inhabitat.com
Home Status(s): A+ condition
Building Cost (original): 44500