After digging into the hillside, Mr Dale – with the help of his father-in-law, a builder – first constructed the building’s timber frame.
The roof, which came next, has a layer of straw bales for insulation and is covered with sheets of plastic to make it waterproof.
Finally it is covered with a layer of earth, which ensures the house blends perfectly into its surroundings.
But, do you think you could build a house like it here? I suspect our regulators would have a hissy fit and make it impossible.Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2039719/Simon-Dale-How-I-built-hobbit-house-Wales-just-3-000.html#ixzz1evi8zmmn