Story behind world’s loneliest house unveiled!

Mysterious theories have swirled around a small building dubbed the "world's loneliest house." (Courtesy of @translation_village/Instagram)

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A white house sitting on a mysterious island in the south of Iceland has drawn much attention from social media in recent weeks. Mysterious theories have swirled around the small building dubbed the “world’s loneliest house.”   

The stunning photos of the isolated island have drawn much attention, with many speculations circulating on social media.   

Mysterious theories have swirled around a small building dubbed the “world’s loneliest house.” (Courtesy of @mineiseri/Instagram)

Some say that the house was built by a billionaire who planned to move to a remote island in the event of a zombie apocalypse.  

Some said that a religious hermit lives in this white house while others said that the Icelandic government had gifted the island to singer Bjork. 

All these theories have been debunked though.

Mysterious theories have swirled around a small building dubbed the “world’s loneliest house.” (Courtesy of @translation_village/Instagram)

There were also allegations that the house didn’t exist and that the photo of the house was photoshopped.  

Various theories about this house have given a sense of mystery; however, the reality surrounding the house may not as mysterious as social media users think.  

Mysterious theories have swirled around a small building dubbed the “world’s loneliest house.” (Courtesy of @translation_village/Instagram)

According to recent media reports, the building is a hunting lodge that was built by the Elliðaey Hunting Association for puffin hunting. You should also know that the house has no electricity, running water, heating and indoor plumbing.