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Tolkien-inspired 'Hobbit' hideaway tucked away in Pennsylvania hills

This “Hobbit House” in Chester County, Pa., near Philadelphia, was inspired by the works of J.R.R.Tolkien and includes books and memorabilia related to the author.  The front door is 54 inches in diameter and has a knob in the center as well as a single hinge.
This “Hobbit House” in Chester County, Pa., near Philadelphia, was inspired by the works of J.R.R.Tolkien and includes books and memorabilia related to the author. The front door is 54 inches in diameter and has a knob in the center as well as a single hinge.
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Worlds away from the Shire, a stone cottage tucked into the Pennsylvania countryside would make Bilbo Baggins feel back home with his Hobbit friends in Middle-earth. Nestled in a part of Chester County dotted with picturesque barns and rolling fields surprisingly close to Philadelphia, this Hobbit house belongs to a lifelong fan of author J.R.R. Tolkien who wanted a worthy — and private — repository for the rare books and Tolkien-inspired memorabilia he has collected ...


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