September 24, 2022

Forever frolic in the woods with this fantastic home in the woods of Wisconsin.

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This “hobbit house” looks like a fantasy novel set, but not only is it real, it’s up for sale. However, it now appears to be close to finding a new owner. After only eight days on the market, he is reported to have secured a contract and is no longer accepting screenings.

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“There are a lot of two-story houses in the Midwest, but nothing like this,” realtor Sarah Cappechi. told ABC7 property in River Falls, valued at $315,000. “What’s really cool about walls is that [it’s] Styrofoam insulation that they painted white.

The 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is nestled into the hillside and set on 3 acres of private woodland. It boasts three wood-burning fireplaces, five skylights, two Google Nest-controlled stoves, and a striking resemblance to Bilbo Baggins’ address from The Lord of the Rings.

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Its cottage-like appearance made it a hit on the Internet, where its popularity attracted interested buyers far beyond the Shire. “This morning we had agents coming from Kansas. Someone from Milwaukee. We had someone from Oklahoma,” said Cappeci, who admitted she’d never actually seen The Lord of the Rings, but admitted she “probably should have looked before listing this property for sale.”

Currently, the house is planned as a two-room.
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The house has two bathrooms.
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Kitchen at home.
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Dining area and fireplace.
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House with a dome outside.
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The house was built in 1972.
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One of the many hatches.
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Garage for two cars on site.
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Now the house is in the contract.
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The “earth-sheltered” home was built in 1972 and comes with a two-car garage, “surrounded by nature and privacy” and highly energy efficient. his list.

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While the complex is the only one of its kind in the area, it’s far from the only piece of real estate that looks like something ripped out of The Hobbit’s soundstage: In 2020, a similar earthwork in downtown Vermont was continued. sale for $220,000.

“Our country is so attached to studs, drywall, plywood, drywall,” Bob Chappelle, the building’s architect, told a local news outlet. “All you get is a box.”

In his home, residents enjoy a “fairytale home with several open rooms, skylights, a huge wooden bathroom, a cherrywood dining table, a cherrywood kitchen screen, a gorgeous cherrywood headboard, and rough-hewn granite floors and walls.” according to the list at the time.