You know that part in the movie where the character on screen discovers a hidden door behind a book shelf that leads to a room of wonder and delight? Or the actor playing a cop finds all the smuggled illicit drugs in a secret compartment that leads to an entire room under the floorboards? Though, we don’t anything like that is going on in these rooms, discovering a hidden door is still pretty incredible.
We know how much you love them that’s why we came up with 60 of the most unexpected hidden rooms that most people would have no idea were even there.
1) A hacker’s secret hideout
Ed made sure that it won’t be your typical hideout though. From the entrance to each detail of his office, it’s truly an amazing masterpiece.
Take a look at his story about how this secret room was made
2) Plain apartment, amazing discovery
It wasn’t just a small one – it was big! Once he had the courage, they examined where it leads and even found a stone room complete with a bed and even walls lined with graffiti markings, also some soil that was recently disturbed.
3) Not your typical wine cellar
It is said that the owner is a certified wine lover and what do you do with your most priced possessions? Guard it well, of course.
This wine cellar has a hidden door is secured using a 600-lb electromagnetic system. Wow!
4) A treasured home
From the amazing wood floors, an original front door, a secret trapdoor, and post and beam construction within its 4,500 SQFT of interior space.
5) The castle of many mysteries
More than a century ago till today it still has so many secrets to share.
Built by Commodore Frederick G. Bourne in 1896, this castle has lots of secret passageways and a dungeons that will wow anyone who sees them.
You can even sneak around behind the walls and even eavesdrop on people. Now, one of the top tourist attractions in the world.
6) Amazing dungeon cinema
He built an amazing dungeon cinema and we’re loving it!
7) The path to Narnia
The Reddit sender talked about how her friend got her 9-year old daughter an extra-ordinary wardrobe for her bedroom.
This one has a small door that leads to her own Narnia playground.
8) Mirror mirror on the wall
What a great way to hide a room in your home, this masterpiece shows a seemingly normal full body mirror.
However, it holds a beautiful secret inside.
9) A Harry Potter themed hidden room
Facebook user tells the story of how she was able to renovate a hidden room to a hidden masterpiece.
She also mentions that the pages she used were already damaged.
Many have been amazed with this project.
10) Cars and wine
This amazing underground wine cellar isn’t just an art, it’s sexy and who wouldn’t appreciate wine?
Talk about getting a wine after a long drive.
11) Cool secret room
If you need quiet time or just want to do something alone and don’t want to be disturb, then this will be very useful.
12) Real bat cave exists
Just like this owner of this really breathtaking bat-cave. This is located in Greenwich, Connecticut mansion in 2014 at a cost of $2.5 million.
13) The secret throne
It’s not just a regular bathroom though, it has an amazing coastal theme to match the beauty of the house.
14) Sylvia’s secret wardrobe room
In her blog, she said she did it in 3 weekends and had spent less than $500.
15) A hidden passageway for the kids
Another work by Platt Builders, this cute space links two of the kid’s bedrooms.
What a great way to see each other and surely they will have hours of fun!
16) Hidden room bookcase
Using old books, skills, and his imagination, he was able to create an awesome room for his children.
17) Creepy hidden room
Inside was a bed that was oddly too big to have fit in through the door. Looks like this secret room was built around the bed, and the scary part about it is that it looks like someone was locked in for a long time.
18) Every man’s dream
Behind this seemingly normal bookcase lies a small space that every man would love to have.
It’s his personal smoking lounge complete vinyl high-back chairs, vintage pieces, and of course his priced pipes. This guy is living the life!
19) No stairs just slides
Not this home though.
A trapdoor that can found on the upper floor opens to reveal the metal slide! Visitors can use this to glide into the open-plan kitchen and living room downstairs.
It may not be a secret room but the secret passageway is still amazing! This design is both fun, unique, and it works!
Who wouldn’t want to have this in their home?
20) Secret door to an awesome futuristic cinema
Inside is an amazing and not to mention futuristic Doctor Who-themed cinema. It has a massive 100-inch movie screen, a LED starry ceiling and oh that spaceship-style paneling.
21) Wooden bookcase inside a secret wine room
When closed, you would not even notice that there’s a secret room inside. Amazing design and awesome concept.
22) The hidden gun vault
Creative Home Engineering has created an amazing room that isn’t just perfect for the guns but is also classy. It’s equipped with a high-end security door
23) The hidden squatter’s room
heard noises and found the cupboard door open, so they thought it only led to the maintenance room.
They were shocked when it led them to a basement they didn’t even know existed. They also found a bed, a working TV, textbooks and someone’s personal belongings.
They later found out that there was a student who was living there.
24) Hidden behind the fresco
Groth and Sons is a well known interior designs company especially when it comes to luxury secret rooms like this one.
25) The camouflaged garage
McMills teamed up with Beau Soleil Architects to create a garage camouflaged as a bay window.
Doesn’t it blend seamlessly with the Victorian-era building?
26) A divided room
This mom created a room hidden behind the book space. It is to serve as a study room so that her child won’t get distracted with the other things.
27) Hidden liquor cabinet
Reddit user brokewithabachelors posted this and the people loved the idea. Though, more stocks would be better.
28) Well-hidden playroom
This way, the living room remains clean and organized.
29) Scary spiral staircase
Originally from an Imgur user named TwoBiteBrownie, this photo shows that behind this bookshelf, is a staircase to a room. Inside is where someone was actively living.
He found his Halloween candy, a while blanket, and even creepy dolls. When the policed investigated, turns out someone was actually living there.
30) The Fantastic clandestine bar
Again, Interior design genius Creative Home Engineering says that it’s about $10,000 (£7.8k) to have this installed.
Trick stone button switch and electromagnetic locking system so don’t expect it to be cheap.
31) Hollywood-theme cinema
This hidden Hollywood-theme cinema can be accessed by a unique movie poster door. Clever!
32) Big room behind the mirror
A nice touch from the developer,
This newly built home in Maryland was listed in Redfin but we are guessing it has already been sold. Who wouldn’t want to have a big home with a secret room?
There is a hidden loft space hidden behind a mirror. The new owners can use it as an office, a home cinema, a man cave or whatever they want to use it for.
33) The Wayne Residence
This clandestine entrance tops everything else! A portion of this tennis court lifts hydraulically to a luxury garage with enough room for the Batmobile!
Dubbed as the ‘Wayne Residence’, this work of art has tiled floors, LED-lit parking bays, mirrored walls and an illuminated ceiling, oh and there’s a staircase leading up to the living room. Clearly, money well spent.
34) Secret stairwell
There is a secret door and it opens by pulling a small version of Rodin’s “The Thinker” sculpture – cool!
Inside is a staircase leading to a wet bar, snack area, and even a powder room.
35) Boy’s secret hideout
The secret room is their play room and is hidden with a white wall. Inside is a comfy bed, a wall painted in green and toys for the boys!
36) Secret room behind the bookshelf
Your options are endless on how you can customize it depending on the purpose that you will be choosing.
37) Where is the basement?
Once opened, you’ll see a staircase leading to the basement. Talk about using all your space.
38) The unwanted visitor
There, is a double bed, books, and photographs. All they found out was the name of the person living there was Jeremy.
39) Joshua’s secret room
The potential buyers were checking this unoccupied house when they saw peep holes in the stairs.
Under is a secret room full of scrawled messages, including a list of rules that will creep out anyone and send shivers down your spine.
The boy who seems to have lived there was named “Joshua”.