14 Spectacular "Hobbit Houses" You Can Actually Stay In Looking for a funky and unique vacation rental? These amazing homes will make you feel as if you're visiting J.R.R. Tolkien's world! Budget Travel Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014, 11:55 AM Picture yourself staying in a whimsical Hobbit-themed cottage overlooking beautiful Lake Michigan. This vacation rental accommodates up to six people, children are welcome, and it's located just two blocks from the Northern Michigan village of Charlevoix. The best part? Rates start at just $125 a night. Three-night minimum-stay required. (Courtesy HomeAway) Budget Travel LLC, 2016
 

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14 Spectacular "Hobbit Houses" You Can Actually Stay In

Looking for a funky and unique vacation rental? These amazing homes will make you feel as if you're visiting J.R.R. Tolkien's world!

  • Michigan Hobbit House
  • Hobbit House Thailand Inside
  • Hobbit House Thailand Front
  • Hobbit House France Front
  • Hobbit House France Door
  • Tree Sparrow front
  • Tree Sparrow inside
  • The Shire of Montana Outside
  • The Shire of Montana Inside
  • Silo Studio Cottage front
  • Silo Studio Cottage inside
  • Grass Roofed Hobbit Hut Outside
  • Grass Roofed Hobbit Hut Inside
  • Hobbit Hideaway Front
  • Hobbit Hideaway Outside
  • Hobbit House in Scotland
  • Illinois Hobbit House Outside
  • Illinois Hobbit House Inside
  • Santa Fe Outside
  • Santa Fe Inside
  • Washington Hobbit House Bridge
  • Washington Hobbit House
  • Hobbit Mushroom Dome Outside
  • Hobbit Mushroom Dome Inside
  • Port Townsend Hobbit house
  • Port Townsend Hobbit house

Picture yourself staying in a whimsical Hobbit-themed cottage overlooking beautiful Lake Michigan. This vacation rental accommodates up to six people, children are welcome, and it's located just two blocks from the Northern Michigan village of Charlevoix. The best part? Rates start at just $125 a night. Three-night minimum-stay required.

(Courtesy HomeAway)

For just $65 a night, you can stay in this Hobbit home located two hours outside of Bangkok and 30 minutes from Khao Yai National Park in Thailand's Nakhon Ratchasima province.

(Courtesy Airbnb)

As of right now there are four rooms available, but the owner says on his Airbnb page that they're expecting to expand to a whole Hobbit village by mid-2015. Sounds great to us!

(Courtesy Airbnb)

Located in the South of France about halfway between Marseille and Nice, you'll find this next vacation rental.

(Courtesy HomeAway)

This French Hobbit Home accommodates up to five people, a great option for your next family vacation or European road trip adventure. Please contact the owner for more information about prices and availability.

(Courtesy HomeAway)

Officially known as the Tree Sparrow House, this magnificent tree house located on the lovely Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall, U.K., lets you get back to nature on this secluded, unspoiled part of Southern England.

(Courtesy Airbnb)

Tree Sparrow House accommodates up to two people, is kid-friendly, and rates start at $162 a night.

(Courtesy Airbnb)

This next one, the Shire of Montana, is so popular it actually can be found and booked thru both HomeAway and Airbnb. This adults-only rental lets you stay in a Tolkien-themed home, complete with a pretty mushroom-lined pathway called Hobbit Lane and a mural of The Shire that lights up after dark.

(Courtesy Airbnb)

While the price might seem pretty steep at $295 a night, the Shire of Montana can accommodate up to three people, so grab your two best friends and stay somewhere special for $98 each.

(Courtesy Airbnb)

This fully-furnished Silo Studio Cottage in Tyringham, Mass., is located on four acres of the Santarella Estate in Tyringham Valley, a rural part of Western Massachusetts near the famed Appalachian Trail.

(Courtesy Airbnb)

Rates at this charming cottage start at $225 a night for up to two people.

(Courtesy Airbnb)

This one-of-a-kind Grass-Roofed Earthen Hobbit Hut in Geyserville, California, was built with Adobe bricks and is super environmentally friendly. Host and sculptor Miguel Elliott of Living Earth Structures also offers tours of the property, part of which is an exotic animal sanctuary.

(Courtesy Airbnb)

This Hobbit Hut accommodates up to two people. Rates start at $100 a night at this natural oasis just 90-minutes north of San Francisco.

(Courtesy Airbnb)

This charming Hobbit Hideaway in Bellingham, Washington, located about half-way between Seattle and Vancouver, lets you get back to nature in style—spend some time breathing in that salty sea air, picking fresh herbs from the garden, and kayaking the day away in the Pacific Northwest.

(Courtesy Airbnb)

Rates start at $100 a night for up to two people. Please note that while children are welcome, there is only one Queen-sized bed and not everything on the property has been child-proofed.

(Courtesy Airbnb)

Starting at $235 a night, you can stay in this loch-side luxury cabin, otherwise known as the Hobbit House, in the Scottish Highlands.

(Courtesy HomeAway)

This next Tolkien-inspired home is located in the Shawnee Hills of Carbondale, Illinois, and even has a private trail entrance to nearby Blue Sky Vineyard, making it a great spot for a romantic getaway for two.

(Courtesy HomeAway)

Rates start at $147 a night and those staying the weekend or at least three nights can score extra perks like farm fresh organic eggs and breakfast snacks. A two-night minimum-stay is required.

(Courtesy HomeAway)

This luxury Hobbit House in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is truly a work of art, featuring mosaics, murals, and wood inlay inside to create an artsy gallery feeling.

(Courtesy HomeAway)

While the price tag for this one is $275 a night, this three-bedroom vacation home does accommodate up to six people, so grab some friends and splurge on this memorable stay for $45 per person. A three-to-four night minimum-stay is required.

(Courtesy HomeAway)

Just a 25-minute drive from Seattle/Tacoma Airport, this Hobbit hideaway is on three acres of gorgeous Pacific Northwest evergreen forest, has beautiful views of the Sylvan River, and includes access to a spacious deck, gazebo, scenic footbridge, hot tub, and a fire pit among other perks.

(Courtesy HomeAway)

This three-bedroom getaway starts at $285 a night and accommodates up to eight people, which breaks down to a mere $36 per person per night. A two-night minimum-stay is required.

(Courtesy HomeAway)

This unique geodesic dome loft in the woods of Aptos, California, is a modern day Hobbit hut featuring a "mushroom cap" for a roof and modern amenities like a 24-inch flat screen TV, organic coffee, tea, spices, and specially treated well-water.

(Courtesy Airbnb)

This humble abode accommodates up to two people and is currently booked through May 2015! Rates start from $110 a night.

(Courtesy Airbnb)

This last Tolkien-inspired home is located in Port Townsend, Washington, one of Budget Travel's Coolest Small Towns of 2012. This one-bedroom ranch-style home includes access to a well-stocked kitchenette, and is in the heart of Blossom Valley, making this an ideal romantic getaway for nature lovers.

(Courtesy HomeAway)

Rates at this charming one-bedroom cottage on a working equine ranch start at $125 a night for up to two people. A two-night minimum-stay is required.

(Courtesy HomeAway)
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