It may not come with a wizard pal, a band of dwarves or the legendary Baggins pantry, but you can now grace your backyard with your very own Hobbit hole -- for a price.
Maine-based company Wooden Wonders has launched a line of several different Hobbit-themed wooden buildings, ranging in size from a 16-foot-wide "cottage" model to a smaller shed or a chicken coop model (you know, so you can raise Shire chickens). They don't look exactly like the ones Peter Jackson and crew designed for the films, but they do feature beautiful woodcraft and include pretty little round doors. For an extra fee, Wooden Wonders will even partially embed them in the ground for you. And they're not just pretty on the outside. Take a look:
But living in this kind of Middle-earth-themed luxury does come at a price. The biggest models of Wooden Wonders' Hobbit cottage start at around $15,000, not including additional features, like insulation, that would allow you to actually be comfortable in the building all year long. If you're in the market for something smaller, you can get a small utility building for less than $4,000, so your lawnmower and other lawn tools can live like a Baggins.
It's not exactly the spacious confines of Bag End, but if you've got a little money to spend on a man cave or a workshop or just a quiet place to sit and read, this might be your ticket. Head on over to Wooden Wonders' website for even more photos of pretty Hobbit holes.