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(Zillow)   In a hole in the ground there lived a Hobbit. And you could too, if you have at least $35K and are willing to live in semi-rural Illinois   (zillow.com) divider line
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4383 clicks; posted to Main » on 20 May 2022 at 3:35 PM (6 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2022-05-20 2:40:10 PM  
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Yeah, don't bother picking up or anything. Just leave that mess there. That'll attract more buyers definitely.
 
2022-05-20 2:44:04 PM  
So that's where you go to live when you're on retirement/disability and just want to get drunk/stoned and jerk off all day.

That'll sell quickly
 
2022-05-20 2:45:28 PM  
Not as cool as Yabbo's place
 
2022-05-20 3:12:07 PM  
The garage is above ground. Messes up the whole aesthetic. They really should have sunk that, too.
 
2022-05-20 3:18:04 PM  
It was probably a normal house that caught fire and they just kept the basement and covered it with a tar membrane roof after framing it out.

Wonder how that'll hold up under three feet of snow.

Large lot, tho.
 
2022-05-20 3:37:34 PM  

gopher321: [Fark user image image 850x1133]

Yeah, don't bother picking up or anything. Just leave that mess there. That'll attract more buyers definitely.


It's already pending. For $35,000 in this market, that wasn't going to last long.
 
2022-05-20 3:38:08 PM  
NewportBarGuy:

My dream
 
2022-05-20 3:39:05 PM  
Where's the egress windows?  I see 2 maybe, and the one has a window A/C blocking it.  Is this thing legal and up to code?
 
2022-05-20 3:40:41 PM  

Bovine Diarrhea Virus: gopher321: [Fark user image image 850x1133]

Yeah, don't bother picking up or anything. Just leave that mess there. That'll attract more buyers definitely.

It's already pending. For $35,000 in this market, that wasn't going to last long.


Yeah, it's almost half an acre. If nothing else someone bought it for the lot.
 
2022-05-20 3:41:39 PM  
Pretty sure "comfort" is not what that place means.
 
2022-05-20 3:41:42 PM  
Must be the home of the Crackville-Bagginses
 
2022-05-20 3:43:23 PM  
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2022-05-20 3:44:27 PM  

gopher321: [Fark user image 850x1133]

Yeah, don't bother picking up or anything. Just leave that mess there. That'll attract more buyers definitely.


Not allowed to, what with the crime scene evidence and such.
 
2022-05-20 3:44:27 PM  
Can't believe the relator didn't list it as 'Tornado Proof!'
 
2022-05-20 3:44:29 PM  
Shit hole is shithole.

What kind of troggie asswipe builds a house underground-ISH and then gives it a 7 foot ceiling?

Kill the designers, throw them in, and put up a grave marker. Ain't no good for nothin' else.
 
2022-05-20 3:44:50 PM  

Bovine Diarrhea Virus: gopher321: [Fark user image image 850x1133]

Yeah, don't bother picking up or anything. Just leave that mess there. That'll attract more buyers definitely.

It's already pending. For $35,000 in this market, that wasn't going to last long.


Thirty five for a lot where the foundation is already poured it's a bad deal
 
2022-05-20 3:45:30 PM  

chitownmike: Bovine Diarrhea Virus: gopher321: [Fark user image image 850x1133]

Yeah, don't bother picking up or anything. Just leave that mess there. That'll attract more buyers definitely.

It's already pending. For $35,000 in this market, that wasn't going to last long.

Thirty five for a lot where the foundation is already poured it's a bad deal


It's=isn't
 
2022-05-20 3:45:38 PM  
100% chance the garage is completely full of trash and junk. Odd that the shed/murder room out back looks pristine.
 
2022-05-20 3:45:40 PM  
Given the climate emergency, this kind of home building might be on the table for certain regions. Use the energy density capacity of stone to regulate temps within a tighter range.

/looks silly af but beats having to pay out the nose for moar moar energy
 
2022-05-20 3:45:54 PM  

NewportBarGuy: So that's where you go to live when you're on retirement/disability and just want to get drunk/stoned and jerk off all day.

That'll sell quickly


My house has a basement to get stoned and jerk off in.  I'm good.

/ in the basement now
// working
/// not stoned or jerking off yet
 
2022-05-20 3:46:21 PM  

Gunner's Mate First Class Phillip Asshole: Where's the egress windows?  I see 2 maybe, and the one has a window A/C blocking it.  Is this thing legal and up to code?


You only need two
 
2022-05-20 3:46:57 PM  
There's so much to process in this picture.
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2022-05-20 3:47:23 PM  

gopher321: [Fark user image 850x1133]

Yeah, don't bother picking up or anything. Just leave that mess there. That'll attract more buyers definitely.


staging courtesy '5150'd R Us'
 
2022-05-20 3:47:40 PM  
Yeah, that's the basement to an actual house that they either didn't finish or got torn down.
 
2022-05-20 3:47:51 PM  

Gunner's Mate First Class Phillip Asshole: Where's the egress windows?  I see 2 maybe, and the one has a window A/C blocking it.  Is this thing legal and up to code?


Disclosures:  Holy cow is this place not up to code.   Hand me cash, I hand you a deed.
 
2022-05-20 3:48:51 PM  

markie_farkie: It was probably a normal house that caught fire and they just kept the basement and covered it with a tar membrane roof after framing it out.

Wonder how that'll hold up under three feet of snow.

Large lot, tho.


I would go with "destroyed by a tornado", but, yeah, that has to be what happened.
 
2022-05-20 3:49:02 PM  

NewportBarGuy: So that's where you go to live when you're on retirement/disability and just want to get drunk/stoned and jerk off all day.


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2022-05-20 3:50:39 PM  
Walker:

I'd be In the Navy but for some reason they rejected me.
 
2022-05-20 3:53:20 PM  

Walker: There's so much to process in this picture.
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Who is TED Spassing? (By the mirror)

This could be a clue to the meaning of life!!
 
2022-05-20 3:55:37 PM  
Walker: There's so much to process in this picture.
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The teddy bear and the "TED'S PASSING" sing on the wall?
 
2022-05-20 3:56:14 PM  

NewportBarGuy: So that's where you go to live when you're on retirement/disability and just want to get drunk/stoned and jerk off all day.

That'll sell quickly


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2022-05-20 3:56:28 PM  
Looks like some fat person rolled over in their sleep onto that poor dog.
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2022-05-20 3:57:02 PM  
Mr. Dahmer, your bunker is ready.
 
2022-05-20 3:57:35 PM  
Suburban propane heater.
American Empire coffee table.

Check out the Rockefellers down in that money out.
 
2022-05-20 4:00:14 PM  
What's the seller's Fark handle?
 
2022-05-20 4:01:42 PM  
Also:

Did the original owners get the basement and garage built, ran outta money and then said "fark it, all we got left is enough for the roof, and a flat one at that"?
 
2022-05-20 4:03:18 PM  

Conservative Evangelical Millennial Cyclist: Looks like some fat person rolled over in their sleep onto that poor dog.
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why is the shroud of turin standing there??
 
2022-05-20 4:03:53 PM  

Rene ala Carte: What's the seller's Fark handle?


Gamesh O. Whost.

/no relation
 
2022-05-20 4:04:32 PM  

gameshowhost: Conservative Evangelical Millennial Cyclist: Looks like some fat person rolled over in their sleep onto that poor dog.
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why is the shroud of turin standing there??


' cause Jesus is everywhere dude
 
2022-05-20 4:05:19 PM  
Perfect for anyone that just can't adjust from being evicted from their parents basement.
 
2022-05-20 4:07:50 PM  

gameshowhost: Given the climate emergency, this kind of home building might be on the table for certain regions. Use the energy density capacity of stone to regulate temps within a tighter range.

/looks silly af but beats having to pay out the nose for moar moar energy


I had a buddy  who bought a house built out of cinder block, where they filled in the hollow spaces with concrete. Why? No idea, but he basically had an above ground cave. Place was as insulated as a Yeti. Probably cheaper too, given its location in a crapsack town in rural south Texas
 
2022-05-20 4:09:54 PM  
This one still looks better than that one in Montana that previously appeared on Fark.
 
2022-05-20 4:10:13 PM  

Walker: There's so much to process in this picture.
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That room kind of reminds me of this.

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2022-05-20 4:12:05 PM  
The pantry is a bit sparse for a hobbit hole. Not sandy and no ends of worms though.
 
2022-05-20 4:13:25 PM  
I dare anyone to wave a black light around in there.
 
2022-05-20 4:14:51 PM  

markie_farkie: It was probably a normal house that caught fire and they just kept the basement and covered it with a tar membrane roof after framing it out.

Wonder how that'll hold up under three feet of snow.

Large lot, tho.


It would hold up as well as any other flat roof. It appears to be a built-up bitumen roof, so with proper maintenance you could get 30+ years out of it. There's a bit of ponding but that's common for flat roofs.

It would be easy enough to pop the top and add a first or even second story with a conventional sloped roof. The interior screams "done on the cheap" and that furnace looks like a relic form the 19th century, so you're going to need to gut everything back to the foundation walls. Basically you're buying a lot with a foundation full of crap.
 
2022-05-20 4:17:19 PM  
Or they can play Lambs down there
 
2022-05-20 4:18:32 PM  

snowshovel: Walker: There's so much to process in this picture.
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The teddy bear and the "TED'S PASSING" sing on the wall?


Well it's supposed to be "POSTED NO TRESPASSING"
But why leave it up if it's torn?
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Also this is a grown ass man's room but he has a giant teddy bear on the bed. Why?
Also the dirty plaid boxers on the floor. Ewwww?
Also why does he have a "Roku" sticker on his mirror?
Why have any stickers on there. How can you see yourself with all the stickers on there?
Also what is this thing? A jeweler holder? a brass knuckles holder? Both?
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2022-05-20 4:21:23 PM  

houstondragon: Or they can play Lambs down there


It even comes with the lotion
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2022-05-20 4:24:03 PM  

Walker: There's so much to process in this picture.
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if you enhance the mirror you can see the guy hiding in the closet.
 
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