See the 'Skinny House' That's Going Viral on Social Media

Sam Masterson
August 11, 2020 - 4:23 pm

(KMOX) - Some people can't seem to believe how a home this narrow home could actually be so spacious. The "skinny house" in Deerfield, Ill. has become a viral hit on social media.

It's 1,122 square feet, has two bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, and a finished basement. A description says "this iconic home is larger than appears." 

It was sold just last week for $260,000.

Video of the home went viral on TikTok with more than 1 million views.

Here are a few pictures courtesy of realtor Alan Berlow:

Skinny house
Photo credit Alan Berlow, Coldwell Banker Realty

Some people also call it "pie house" because of its shape.

Skinny house
Photo credit Alan Berlow, Coldwell Banker Realty

One commentator on social media explained that the house was built that way because it best fit the limited plot of land that the contractors had to work with.

Skinny house
Photo credit Alan Berlow, Coldwell Banker Realty

The house also includes many regular amenities of a home including air conditioning, dishwasher, washer/dryer and a driveway.

Skinny house
Photo credit Alan Berlow, Coldwell Banker Realty
Skinny house
Photo credit Alan Berlow, Coldwell Banker Realty

Check out the listing and more photos, here.

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