Rent the original Hobbiton “Lord of the Rings” for $6/night

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While it remains true that one does not just enter Mordor, one can now simply rent the original Hobbiton movie setting.

Although fans have been visiting this famous farmhouse for more than two decades, this is the first time the owner of the New Zealand property – where major parts of the ‘Lord of the Rings’ film adaptation were filmed – has invited overnight guests.

“Back when the Lord of the Rings scouts first discovered our working farm, we were only too hospitable to allow Hobbits and their friends to settle into our hillside oasis – and they obviously loved it so much that they never left! ” reads the biography of the host, owner of a 2,500 acre farm and co-founder of Hobbiton, Russel Alexander, on the Hobbiton’s Airbnb Listing. “Now we invite you to come join the magic for this once in a lifetime opportunity.”

Located in New Zealand’s Shire-like pastoral Waikato region, the property promises guests private access to a personal Hobbit Hole and behind-the-scenes tours of the set, including a glimpse of the Millhouse and other beloved recreations of landmarks from JRR Tolkien’s classic. tale. Additionally, there will also be an evening banquet at the Green Dragon Inn” with a feast of beef and beer stew, whole roast chickens, freshly baked breads and plenty of beer, plus a second small -breakfast and Elevenses served daily,” according to the Airbnb -encore-live.

“From that fateful knock on the door in 1998, to permanent reconstruction in 2009, every detail of the 12-acre film set has been lovingly maintained, creating the experience that exists today,” according to press materials. of the rental.

Interested? Three two-night stays for up to four people will be available for booking online starting Tuesday, December 13 at 4 p.m. EST. All stays are for March 2023 and are only $6 a night (plus taxes and fees), the hugely discounted price “courtesy of Airbnb.”

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