Underground Dome Home Near Buffalo, Texas

The front entrance to the underground house in Buffalo, Texas.

The entrance to the underground Monolithic Dome home in Buffalo, Texas is located just off a walkway leading to a deck overlooking a pond. The dome itself is hidden from view beneath the natural landscape of this rural property.

Sky High Perspective

Everything about this Monolithic Dome home is unique. Firstly, It is completely invisible and totally underground. Secondly, the interior has been completely painted in whimsical and beautiful art by the Houston, Texas artist, James Perez.

This underground Monolithic Dome house has an open floor plan with large kitchen, living, and dining spaces. It boasts 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and 3 bonus rooms, along with tons of closets and storage space. Foyers and tunnels add drama to this home where safety and security are no longer concerns.

The open floor plan of the kitchen, dining, and living areas are surrounded by colorful murals.

The entire interior of this unusual home is festooned with colorful murals. Pictured here is part of the great room which includes the front door, the kitchen, the dining room, and the living room.

In addition to the 3,000 square foot home, this property has two utility sheds, two workshops or distribution centers totaling 7,500 square feet, and a garage that could be easily converted into two stories.

The underground house is currently hooked up to local utilities but could be completely off-grid. The property has a well and a generator with enough power to light up the house for two weeks. The fully fenced site is a sprawling 40-acre country haven. There are multiple spring-fed ponds, a beautiful deck for taking in the sunsets, and tons of garden space.

Many people dream of an underground home because of the inherent safety and privacy underground houses provide, but they worry about having a house that seems more like a bunker. This underground dome house proves that an underground Monolithic Dome home can be built to feel like an artistic oasis—nothing like a bunker at all.

In 2003, HGTV featured this luxury Monolithic Dome home on a special they did about underground homes.