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Man builds Hobbit house for 3k

Post: # 244751Post ajs88
Wed Sep 21, 2011 11:41 am

I've just read a wonderful story about a man who has built a hobbit style home for him and his family. He had no previous experience and was allowed to build the house by the ownder of a forest who wanted someone to live there to look after it. The house itself is stunning and they even have a greenhouse for growing veg next door, solar panel and wood burning stove.

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full story here: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... 3-000.html

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Wed Sep 21, 2011 2:21 pm

!!!

I WANT ONE.

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Post: # 244798Post Susie
Wed Sep 21, 2011 3:56 pm

I want one too. And I have a friend who can speak Elvish so I think that qualifies me.
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Wed Sep 21, 2011 6:13 pm

So what about the NHBC guarantee :dontknow:
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Re: Man builds Hobbit house for 3k

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Wed Sep 21, 2011 6:44 pm

beautiful house... i want one too :pirate:

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Re: Man builds Hobbit house for 3k

Post: # 244853Post JuzaMum
Wed Sep 21, 2011 7:25 pm

Wonderful, I want one too
- another article about it here
http://ciracar.com/build-a-house-for-less-than-5000/
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Re: Man builds Hobbit house for 3k

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Wed Sep 21, 2011 8:20 pm

I love houses like this.Reminds me of Ben Laws house(Grand Designs).

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Post: # 244985Post Green Aura
Thu Sep 22, 2011 7:51 am

Ben Law's and this are my dream houses. Unfortunately I don't think I could ever live in one. They're so beautiful they make me cry - I'd never get anything done for sobbing! :oops: :roll:
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Re: Man builds Hobbit house for 3k

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Thu Sep 22, 2011 10:07 am

I so would love to have a gorgeous home like that!

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Thu Sep 22, 2011 11:21 am

saw this in the paper, is absolutely amazing :sunny:
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Post: # 245040Post Thomzo
Thu Sep 22, 2011 7:44 pm

Lovely, I shall just look at it and dream.

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Post: # 245052Post mamos
Thu Sep 22, 2011 10:12 pm

Stunningly beautiful home but that looks like the one they are building now at the Lammas project and not his first home which is the one he built for £300

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Re: Man builds Hobbit house for 3k

Post: # 245065Post growingthings
Fri Sep 23, 2011 6:03 am

Lovely isn't it!? I stumbled across his site a while back and occasionally drift off into fantasies involving living somewhere like that. Just be nice to have the land to do it on first though!
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Re: Man builds Hobbit house for 3k

Post: # 245067Post snapdragon
Fri Sep 23, 2011 7:00 am

MKG wrote:!!!

I WANT ONE.

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Sat Sep 24, 2011 1:02 pm

His own website is:
http://www.simondale.net/house/index.htm
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