He Spent 11 Years Building This Unusual House And Wait Until You See What Is Inside…

Édouard T. Arsenault had a huge collection of glass bottles that he has collected since receiving a postcard from his daughter with a glass castle on the front. In 1979 and Arsenault was 66 years old when he began this project. With 25,000 bottles, he built a real life glass castle in Cap-Egmont, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Now 35 years later, the Bottle House is a tourist attraction in the area.
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Arsenault had been a lighthouse keeper in the area.
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He spent the whole first winter just cleaning the bottles, painstakingly removing the labels.
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The original postcard that inspired him was from the Glass House in British Columbia.
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The original Glass House was built from empty bottles of embalming fluid.
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Arsenault used 300-400 bottles per row, held in place with cement.
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He left the necks of the bottles intact, adding a 3-D effect to the interior.
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Arsenault was an avid gardener and planted lush plants around the glass castles.
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After building his glass villa, Arsenault built a glass chapel.
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Glass pews and an altar let the light shine through the tiny chapel.
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And with the chapel finished, Arsenault built a reason to need it: a glass tavern.
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As a special tribute to the original Glass House, Arsenault constructed a replica of his inspiration.
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Arsenault worked on it for the last four years of his life. He passed away at the age of 70, leaving his glass castle as his legacy.
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