Love ‘The Hobbit’? You Can Now Buy Your Very Own Hobbit Home
Want to live out your own fairytale in the tranquility of Montana’s secluded countryside?
The Hobbit House, which sits almost fully underground, is located on 20 acres of Montana hillside, where visitors will find several attractions from the house itself to hundreds of tiny fairy homes.
Bordered by the Cabinet National Forest, the property offers magnificent views of Courage Peak and the Whitepine Creek Valley, and is across from Michaels' 80-acre alpaca ranch and two-acre pond.
The 1,000-square-foot home was modeled after the hobbit houses described in “The Hobbit” and includes a monolithic-dome ceiling, handmade juniper furniture, two bedrooms, a full bath, a kitchen with granite countertops and intricate woodwork, a living room, a dining room, and an outdoor deck.
There's also playful touches throughout like wizard hats, handmade lamps depicting Gandalf, and even a dangling ring from the loft that eludes to J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy world.
From the second you arrive on the property, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a whimsical world.
Michaels has added everything from hundreds of little fairy homes that sit carved into trees — complete with miniature accessories like tiny ladders and microscopic brooms — to 300 solar-powered dragonflies that light up and change color at night.
The details radiate throughout: a tiny troll cave (that comes with a club so you can whack them as they come out) and green lights shoot up into the trees in the night to look like tiny fairies flying around.
Walk over the bridge and you’ll hear the sounds of the trolls that would live below. Visitors can also walk into a troll house that sits inside a 700-year-old redwood, the facades of the homes of Frodo and Bilbo Baggins, and a River Shire that Michaels created out of a well.
Take a look at some of the area's details in the video below:
Though the property is currently being rented out, those who buy it will no longer be able to rent the vacation home. Buyers are also able to build another property on the premises if they choose, though they’ll also find acres of secluded lands where they can wander all day.
The home and its 20 surrounding acres are currently on the market for $595,000— playful artifacts like Gandal’s staff, an egg from Smaug, and a hand-stitched scroll from New Zealand are included.