What with my longstanding interest in pretend-shopping for houses on the internet, I don’t know how I could have possibly missed this Netflix series, an import from the BBC.
The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes is just a bunch of house tours by our hosts, “property enthusiast” Caroline Quentin and Piers Taylor, an architect.
But what houses they are.
Who are these people with the moving walls, the second swimming pools, and the completely wacky house designs? We mercifully don’t have to meet them. But we do get to wander through their houses, an assortment of whimsy, despicably conspicuous consumption, and on occasion, great beauty.
Thanks to our media and events coordinator Janet Berka for the heads up on this. Janet is a consistently excellent source of binges. This is going to level up my Insomnia Real Estate wandering, for sure.