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This Montana house is for the very, very loaded petrolhead

With indoor parking spaces for 50 automobiles

This house looks like a simple abode in the middle of rural Montana. PHOTO FROM ENGEL & VÖLKERS

A lot of us have probably drawn up visions of a house with decently sized living spaces for our family and a big-ass garage for lots of cars. Except that, for most mortals, the latter is too unrealistic given that a single vehicle is already a significant financial investment. But someone in Montana in the US decided that he (or she) needed plenty of garage space, and built a home that could accommodate a whopping 50 vehicles.

Just imagine waking up to these views every day. PHOTOS FROM ENGEL & VÖLKERS

The not-so-humble shack you see here is located in Big Sky, a rural community that sits between the Gallatin and Madison counties in Montana. It has four bedrooms, five bathrooms, and a rock fireplace (because winters are harsh in Montana). The 83,500sq-m lot even has a separate guest house, and if that’s not enough, there is an RV hookup for those who really like to distance themselves from the main living areas.

Netflix and chill by the fireplace, or work out at the gym? PHOTOS FROM ENGEL & VÖLKERS

But this house’s claim to fame is its indoor parking area with room for up to 50 vehicles. That’s almost enough to allow you to drive a different car every week for a year. And because Big Sky is presumably quite a distance from competent mechanics or tuning shops, the garage is equipped with a dynamometer and a two-post lift just in case any of the four-wheel babies need attention.

Now this is a place we'd imagine spending most of our time in. PHOTOS FROM ENGEL & VÖLKERS

Keeping all the 50 vehicles squeaky-clean should be convenient thanks to indoor and outdoor car-wash areas. Also, whoever built the house likely owns gas-guzzling American automobiles because there is an old-school fuel pump with a reported 3,785L capacity. But just in case your car doesn’t drink dinosaur juice, there is a Tesla wall charger inside the garage.

We'd actually be content getting hired as the caretaker. PHOTOS FROM ENGEL & VÖLKERS

The house and the lot are so big that they need a full-time caretaker who resides on the premises. But if you think you can afford the $12,000,000 (P574.4 million) asking price, head on over to this listing to schedule what can only be a very lengthy tour.

Miggi Solidum

Professionally speaking, Miggi is a software engineering dude who happens to like cars a lot. And as an automotive enthusiast, he wants a platform from which he can share his motoring thoughts with fellow petrolheads. He pens the column ‘G-Force’.