Take a Tour of Real-World Hobbit Holes with Treehugger

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With Peter Jackson’s latest trek to Middle-earth soaring into theater next week, excitement for all things Hobbitish is understandably peaking. One of my own personal dreams is to one day build a Hobbit hole of my own, so I got a kick out of a new roundup and Treehugger exploring Hobbit-inspired underground and earth-sheltered houses. Not only are most of these homes cozy and green, but a few of them are absolutely gorgeous, to boot.

Granted, a few of them are a bit of a stretch, to say the least, but the tour ends with one of my all-time favorite earth-sheltered homes, the Villa Vas in Switzerland.

Check out the slideshow at Treehugger for more.

Via: [Treehugger]

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