09/28 Towable tiny house takes a trip to the Shire

tiny house with four men sitting on the roof

The build took around two weeks and the total cost came to US$35,000. Photo from Incredible Tiny Homes.

Designing real-life hobbit hole-style homes is already quite the architectural trend, so it makes sense that a tiny house builder might want to get in on the action. Incredible Tiny Homes recently put the finishing touches to a novel tiny house that, with its curved exterior and custom circular door, might not look too out of place in one of Peter Jackson’s movies.

The Tiny Hobbit House on Wheels is based on a double axle, 20 ft (6 m)-long trailer and comprises a total floorspace of 160 sq ft (14.8 sq m). Its curved exterior features cedar shake siding and a curved roof, and access is gained by a custom hobbit-style circular door. The distinct lack of windows was a design choice specifically requested by the customer.

Inside, the tiny house is laid-out on one level, though there is also a small storage loft above the bathroom. The floors are decked in hardwood and the interior is split between a generously-proportioned kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom, but no lounge space – again the customer’s choice.

Read more – http://newatlas.com/hobbit-tiny-house-incredible-tiny-homes/45630/

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Elaine Walker

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