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North Carolina Mountains Home To 'Hobbit'-Themed Airbnb


In the misty mountains of North Carolina is a "Hobbit"-themed Airbnb. The News & Observer reports the hobbit house named "Hobbithenge" is nestled into a meadow in Weaverville. 

The listing says the house, which appears to be tucked into the earth, was handcrafted out of clay and wood. In addition to the woodstove and queen-sized futon, the listing says the rental also comes with mud, dust, spiders and a door that doesn't lock just yet. It emphasizes the home as "rustic," noting it also doesn't have hot water or much privacy.

This rental is about 25 miles outside Asheville and isn't the only Tolkien token. Similar rentals are available in states including Tennessee, Virginia and Washington.