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First Earthship ever built - Now refurbished

SuperhostTaos, New Mexico, United States
Earth house hosted by Michael
4 guests0 beds1 bath
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The first official Earthship ever built back in 1979 is now refurbished for use as a nighty rental. It is called the “Hobbit House”. It is described as follows…

* Eco-friendly house with all modern comforts and amenities.
* Studio size with kitchen/living/dining and greenhouse with shower and toilet.
* Wood burning fireplace and gas back up heater - very cozy
* Sets on five acres of apple orchard two miles east of Taos Plaza

The space
The Hobbit House is the one of the first Earthship ever built back in 1979 and is now being refurbished for use as a nightly rental.

It has a studio size with kitchen/living/dining and greenhouse with shower and toilet.

There is a wood burning fireplace and gas back up heater to keep it very cozy as this was an early design we had not yet figured out how to heat the house with the sun alone as demonstrated in our newer models.

We provide kitchen cookware, place settings, coffee pot with coffee and tea, salt and pepper and olive oil. The beds are made and we offer towels, shampoo, soap, and lotion.

Daily maid service is not available, but additional linens are available for stays of one week or more upon request.

Guest access
Self check-in. Please let us know when you will be arriving.
Check out is by 11AM. Simply leave the key on the table or in the door and walk out.

Other things to note
As a renter of the Hobbit House we would like to extend an invitation to you to come see our EARTHSHIP Visitor Center free of charge. Just let them know you rented the Hobbit House.
Our Visitor Center address is: #2 Earthship Way, Tres Piedras, NM 87577
It is located 1.5 miles West of the Rio Grande George Bridge on 64. You will see our sign.
The first official Earthship ever built back in 1979 is now refurbished for use as a nighty rental. It is called the “Hobbit House”. It is described as follows…

* Eco-friendly house with all modern comforts and amenities.
* Studio size with kitchen/living/dining and greenhouse with shower and toilet.
* Wood burning fireplace and gas back up heater - very cozy
* Sets on five acres of apple o…

Amenities

Essentials
Wifi
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Dedicated workspace
Indoor fireplace
Hangers
TV
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Taos, New Mexico, United States

The Earthship is conveniently located close to the center of Taos. The house sits on five acres of apple orchard and is two miles east of Taos Plaza which is full of shops and restaurants.

Hosted by Michael

Joined in January 2017
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Please contact Christine at 575-613-2874 if you have any further questions or needs during your stay.
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House rules
Check-in: 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm not reported Learn more
Smoke alarm not reported Learn more