Superstar

Hobbit House by Simon Dale is a Carefully Conceived Replica

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: • References: simondale.net and acidcow
The world of J. R. R. Tolkien has captivated readers for generations, so much so that projects like this Hobbit House by Simon Dale have been cropping up throughout several countries. The recreations represent a broad spectrum of success rates and likenesses, but this particular undertaking has got to be one of the most impressive.

The man who built this hillside abode spent just $5,000 and relied heavily on locally-sourced materials that he was able to collect himself. The stones and mud that built the walls and the crooked wood of the frame were more or less on site initially, making this self-constructed Hobbit House by Simon Dale an enchanting reproduction and an exemplary eco home.