Let's just move away from everyone and live in a hole in the ground. Not a nasty, wet hole, but a Hobbit hole...and that means comfort.
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The Dome Home by Timothy Oulton Designed within a lychee garden.
The Hobbit Hole Store - Little Merry Hobbit Hole, $1,595.00 (http://www.hobbitholestore.com/little-merry-hobbit-hole/)
The Mill by Julia Popova, via 500px
Sitka Spruce Tree House in Tlell Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia).
giant kids tree house in family backyard
Treehouse Point | (10 Beautiful Photos)
Hobbit Hidey Hole Playhouse MudPutty.co.uk