Frolick forever in the woods at this fantastic home in the woods of Wisconsin.
This “hobbit house” looks like a fantasy novel set, but it’s not only real, it’s for sale. But now it seems to be getting pretty close to having new owners. Just eight days after being on the market, it was reportedly under contract and no longer accepting exhibits.
“There are many split levels in the Midwest, but none like this one,” says real estate agent Sara Cappechi. told ABC7 of the River Falls property listed at $315,000. “The great thing about this wall is that [it’s] Spray foam insulation that they painted white. ”
The 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom domed home is nestled into a hillside and sits on 3 acres of private woodland. With three wood-burning fireplaces, five skylights, and two of his Google Nest-controlled furnaces, it’s very similar to Bilbo’s Baggins speech in “The Lord of the Rings.”
Its Cottage Core look was an online hit, and its popularity drew interested buyers from beyond the Shire. “We had an agent traveling from Kansas this morning. Someone from Milwaukee. We had someone from Oklahoma,” Capech said.
Built in 1972, this ‘earth-protected’ house has a two-car garage, is ‘enclosed by nature and privacy’ and is said to be very energy efficient. that list.
It’s unique in the area, but it’s not the only property that looks like it’s been plucked from a ‘The Hobbit’ soundstage. In 2020, a similar soil structure in the middle of Vermont Sold for $220,000.
“Our country is obsessed with studs, sheetrock, plywood and plasterboard,” property architect Bob Chappelle told a local news publication. It’s just a box.”
In his pad, residents “feature multiple open rooms, skylights, giant wooden bathtubs, cherry dining room tables, cherry kitchen screens, plush cherry bed headboards, and rough-hewn granite floors and walls.” Enjoying a “fairytale house”. list at the time.