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Proof that The Shire's uncomplicated, pastoral way of life doesn't have to be just fantasy, here are some of the most awesome real-life Hobbit homes on the planet, to get us in the mood for 's second installment in The Hobbit franchise, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Check them out and tell us which home you'd most like to snuggle up next to the log fire in, with a nice lungful of pipe-weed!

1. Sustainable Woodland Home in West Wales

2. Lord of the Rings Residence in Barbados

3. Cute Lord of the Rings Hobbit Houses in New Zealand

4. The Dune House

5. Shire-Inspiring Underground Residence in Switzerland

6. The Hobbit House of Peter Archer

7. The Water Wheel House by Chris Whited

8. Hobbit House in Montana

9. Standard Abode in the Hobbit Village

10. Bilbo Baggins House

(via FreshHome)

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug arrives in theaters December 13, 2013.



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