Added by on 2017-01-03

Video tour of an incredible hobbit house cabin that is completely off-grid. It is built with straw bale walls and limestone plaster, log roof rafters and support columns, and a stunning green roof with a glass dome in the centre to bring in a lot of natural light. This hobbit house was built by Dior and Sylvain from Les Toits du Monde (http://www.lestoitsdumonde.ca/_en/index.html) which in English means Roofs of the World. It is a wooded eco-resort with trails running through the forest and all kinds of neat cabins and green buildings to stay in. They also have a tree house, yurts, and a tipi in addition to the hobbit house, and they are located in Nominingue, Quebec — a small town that’s less than 3 hours from Montreal and Ottawa. The hobbit house has solar power for the lights, a single-burner propane cooktop in the kitchen, a portable solar shower and composting 5-gallon bucket toilet with sawdust in the bathroom, a woodstove for heat, and they deliver jugs of drinking water to each cabin that are filled from their well at the main house. In addition to being sustainable and off-grid, the interior design of the tiny house is quite stunning. They’ve used natural, unfinished wood for countertops, benches, a table, and more. It all adds to the feeling that your house is a part of the woods. It’s minimalist living at it’s best. The underground house is a vacation rental that sleeps 4 in a double bunkbed, and it has quite an open concept but the floor plan could be easily modified to create more privacy for a long-term living situation. A minimalist family or couple could easily create a cozy home in a space like this and it would probably be quite a budget-friendly building project since most […]

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23 Comments

  • Michael DeSilvio 1 year ago

    I like the simplicity and it's very nice.

  • Susan Stutler 1 year ago

    I absolutely love the hobet house. I think it should have a wrapping deck though other wise it is so very cool i love the roof.

  • Copper Gypsy 1 year ago

    Beautiful house and another wonderful video

  • Lulastic Hippyshake 1 year ago

    These houses definitely look like they belong here in our patch of the wood! We literally live about 45 minutes away from Hobbitville, NZ 😀 😀 I love the care and beauty they've taken with their interior – so beautiful.

  • Steve Calvert 1 year ago

    That place is awesome.

  • Cashew ew 1 year ago

    I'm a noob when it comes to alternative living.What happens with the toilet paper in a compost toilet ?

  • Adam Lund 1 year ago

    awesome

  • Greetje Buijert-Nijdam 1 year ago

    Nice house. Greetz from Nederland.

  • Jay Arriola 1 year ago

    Is land cheap in Canada?

  • Robert Brunston 1 year ago

    Very nice, thank you.

  • Headless Eyes 1 year ago

    5:06 bug

  • Charles H 1 year ago

    I really love this Hobbit House – so well designed and built. Thanks a lot for the great tour!!

  • jMon 1 year ago

    quite a unique place! i love it!

  • Victoria Mather 1 year ago

    Do they use electricity for the lights?

  • Peter Borzillo 1 year ago

    you could totally live there comfortably

  • せんしょく 1 year ago

    nice house

  • Mel.M. Leolahi 1 year ago

    Great design and it has some great aspects of use to be considered.
    Cheers for sharing guys!

  • Vegantastic TV 1 year ago

    really cool

  • Roberto Madera 1 year ago

    :)

  • Roberto Madera 1 year ago

    Así es!!!

  • Roberto Madera 1 year ago

    Gracias!!!

  • Sammy Perez 1 year ago

    essooo los chicos trabajando para el futuro ……..
    

  • Micaela Torres 1 year ago

    Estoy muy orgullosa de ustedes 😀 Exito <3