RIVER FALLS, Wis. — Western Wisconsin is not precisely the Shire, however a home is up on the market in River Falls that from the skin has the texture of a hobbit’s residence.
The 2-bedroom residence inbuilt 1972 was designed by architect Mike McGuire and is promoting for $315,000.
It is a “bermed-earth-sheltered residence,” that means the parts of the home that’s above floor is roofed with earth to guard and insulate the house. These kinds of properties typically mix into the panorama and this one’s no totally different: it is nestled right into a hill and surrounded by 3.5 acres of nature.
Realtor Sara Cappechi says individuals have come from all around the nation to tour the distinctive residence.
“Someone got here in from Madison, which is 4 and a half hours away. Someone from Milwaukee. We had any person from Oklahoma,” Cappechi mentioned.
Cappechi informed WCCO that some potential consumers wish to flip the home into an Airbnb.
It options skylights within the roof and has three wooden burning fireplaces (excellent to take a seat round whereas consuming breakfast and second breakfast).
The within is a bit more modern-looking with stark-white partitions and a domed ceiling.
“The thoughtfully designed structure with a contemporary really feel provides you the proper alternative to create your individual area to get pleasure from or thrill and potential alternative to host as a short-term rental,” the itemizing on Zillow says.
The itemizing has been seen greater than 65,000 occasions since being posted just a few weeks in the past.