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Survive the apocalypse in style (Cold War Bunker)

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Survive the apocalypse in style: Home that boasts a luxury bunker 26 feet underground with fake grass and simulated night and day

  • House constructed in 1970s underground with three bedrooms and a 'fake' outdoors
  • 'Outside' landscaping consists of trees, grass, rocks, a pool and even scenery with rolling hills and meadows in the distance
  • House for sale for $1.7 million after it fell into forclosure

From the street, number 3970 Spencer St. near Flamingo Road looks like any other American home.

It's what lies beneath that would pique your interest.

During the Cold War, there was a time when some paranoid (or maybe just careful) Americans decided to construct underground nuclear bunkers.

In a scene reminiscent  of the 1999 film 'Blast from the Past' where a family lives in a fallout shelter for 35 years, a family home has just come on the market for $1.7 million dollars.

The only difference with this home is that it has a 15,200 sq ft basement underground.

Home within a home: The two-bedroom, three-bathroom house is buried 26 feet underground, underneath a typical suburban two-story house in Las Vegas

Home within a home: The two-bedroom, three-bathroom house is buried 26 feet underground, underneath a typical suburban two-story house in Las Vegas

What lies beneath: It was built in the 1970s to give people a place to safely retreat if the Soviets wiped out humanity with a nuclear missile strike

What lies beneath: It was built in the 1970s to give people a place to safely retreat if the Soviets wiped out humanity with a nuclear missile strike

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2414497/Most-luxurious-bunker--The-1970s-Cold-War-Era-Home-built-26-feet-underground.html#ixzz4DwR3mstJ 
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