Wednesday 22 November 2017

Flat pack 'Hobbit hole' home can be yours from only €13,700

The hobbit homes fit seamlessly into the landscape Credit: Green Magic Homes website
The hobbit homes fit seamlessly into the landscape Credit: Green Magic Homes website

Sarah-Jane Murphy

Are you struggling to cobble together the money for a deposit so that you can finally buy a place of your own?

We may have the perfect solution for you.

A company called Green Magic Homes are manufacturing 'Hobbit Holes' that can be erected in a matter of days.

If you're a fan of Lord of the Rings there's the added bonus of being able to pretend that you live in middle earth. as you go about your daily chores.

A garage 'module' can be added
Credit: Green magic Homes website
A garage 'module' can be added Credit: Green magic Homes website

The quirky dwellings are made to order and can be as little or as large as the buyer specifies.

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The smallest one-bedroom pods measure 400 square foot and take three days to assemble.

Like Frodo’s house, the cute structures fit seamlessly into the landscape.

They can be covered with grass, turf or soil to enable them to fully blend into nature.

For those who want more space, an extra 'module' can be added.

The smallest one-bedroom pods measure 400 square foot and take three days to assemble.
Credit: Green Magic Homes website
The smallest one-bedroom pods measure 400 square foot and take three days to assemble. Credit: Green Magic Homes website

The one-bedroom pods are open plan and contain a master bedroom, en suite and a lounge/kitchen/diner.

They cost $14,998 (€13,756).

If you want something more upmarket there’s a 1,917 square foot option.

The mansion version of the hobbit hole boasts four-bedrooms, four-bathrooms and a separate lounge, kitchen and dining room.

It costs $66,596 (€61,073).

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