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4 Hobbit Houses Bring Charm towards the Landscape Simon Dale venue: Wales
Size: 538 feet that are square
Simon Dale constructed his low-impact house's timber framework by using his father-in-law, a builder. The topmost turf and mud layer ensures the house blends well with its surroundings, just as it would in the hobbits' shire. A sheet that is plastic the roof's insulating layer of straw bales.
Even though homely house looks like it was taken from one of Peter Jackson's New Zealand sets, Dale and his family built the house as an expression of their design ethos. Fed up with paying a hefty monthly mortgage, he says that building his home from natural materials — and for less than £3,000 (about $5,000) — completely did away with builders' profits and the "cocktail of carcinogenic poisons that fill most modern buildings," as he puts it.Simon Dale On his website, Dale notes that being his own architect let him create a design that is an organic extension of himself as opposed to a mass-produced box.Simon Dale A wood burner heats the hobbit house–inspired home and casts a soft glow at dusk. Lime plaster walls and timber structures and roofing materials taken from the surrounding area give your house a rustic, woodland character.Archer & Buchanan Architecture, Ltd. Location: Chester County, Pennsylvania
Size: 600 feet that are square
This Pennsylvania home owner and collector of Tolkien publications and items worked closely with architect Peter Archer through the entire design and build with this hobbit-inspired cottage. Archer and his team constructed the homely house to look as though it had risen naturally through the rock wall.Archer & Buchanan Architecture, Ltd. The signature round hobbit home, a detail taken directly away from Tolkien's text, is custom made of Spanish cedar.Archer & Buchanan Architecture, Ltd. Timber arches frame the library, a area that is contemplative the owner reads and studies Tolkien manuscripts and publications.
Tour the others with this private getaway on Houzzhobbithouseofmontana venue: Trout Creek, Montana
Size: 1,000 square legs
What started as a below-ground holiday house for owner Steve Michaels' family developed in to the Hobbit House of Montana, where Tolkien fans will enjoy the setting that is whimsical. The Montana "shire" has several hobbit-house-like facades, a tree-stump-shaped troll house and small fairy homes.hobbithouseofmontana Colorful murals and custom shire accents greet guests at the entry towards the troll house.hobbithouseofmontana The hobbit house's main bed room has a king-size sleep, a high-definition TV, satellite radio and Wi-Fi. Michaels says that you can even slip into slippers that look like hobbits' feet or wear a wizard that is handmade hat comparable towards the one Gandalf wears in the film.Wildflower Turf venue: Dartford, Kent, England
Size: 183 feet that are square
This hobbit-inspired playhouse has a signature circular door that opens for homeowner Melani Levin's kids.Wildflower Turf Turf covers the playhouse roof, which flowers throughout the seasons with native wildflowers. The inviting facade is a reflection of Tolkien's first few lines associated with the Hobbit: "In a hole in the ground here lived a hobbit. Maybe not an awful, dirty, damp gap, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell ... it had been a hobbit-hole, and that means convenience."