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Amazing, Enchanting Art Retreat
Amazing, Enchanting Art Retreat
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath

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This home was designed by the famous artist James Hubbell. It is unique and marvelous. This home and the artist are featured in two books stocked in the living room.

The full charm of "The Shire" is absorbed over days and nights of individual's and couple's immersion, relaxation and awakening.

Amenities
Free parking on premise
Kitchen
Wireless Internet
Cable TV
Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in time is 1PM - 6PM
Check out by 5PM
Cancellations

86 Reviews

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Steve User Profile
June 2016
A wonderful property, and even better in real life! Chuck is an excellent host. Met us at the property, gave us a full tour including a brief history of the house. Very well equipped, and some lovely complementary items were greatly appreciated. Amazing pub just up the road servi…
Chuck User Profile
Response from Chuck:
Thank you, Steve. It may be a long time for you to ever return to The Shire from the UK, but you will certainly be welcome as long as I may host! Cheers!
June 2016

Tanya User Profile
January 2018
Very unique and charming house. Chuck is a very gracious and helpful host, we really enjoyed our stay.

Erin User Profile
December 2017
We had a great two-night getaway. It met all our expectations. I feel honored to be able to stay at the Shrine. I can't imagine ever staying at a more unique place.
Chuck User Profile
Response from Chuck:
Nice, The Shire appreciated you too.
December 2017

Larry User Profile
December 2017
Chuck met us early and gave us a great orientation on the in and outs of our stay. We thank him for his sharing of his great little abode. It is a jewel.

Brent & Alexandra User Profile
December 2017
The Shire was a really cool house to stay in! Thank you Chuck for the detailed introduction and for sharing your unique place with the world.

Bea User Profile
November 2017
From Chuck's hospitality as soon as you get to his magical home to finding all kinds of amazing places to go in Alpine, Campo and even further to slab city, our trip couldn't be better. This house is so full of details that even if you just stay there all day you will have the ti…
Chuck User Profile
Response from Chuck:
I appreciated hosting both of you and look forward to your return.
November 2017

Thuy User Profile
November 2017
I have been a fan of James Hubbell for awhile now. I have visited his family's home and studio during their annual open house. I was so excited to find one of his homes available on airbnb. Chuck, the home's current owner, is a gracious host. He met us at the house and gave us a …
Chuck User Profile
Response from Chuck:
Thank you, Thuy. You two were excellent guests, so I will happily welcome back, maybe when the creek is running and the grass is green in spring.
November 2017

San Diego, California, United StatesJoined in February 2013
Chuck User Profile
I am a world traveler, have enjoyed visiting 47 states and 34 countries so far, not just to land in, but walk and "feel" as much as possible. I've lived in nine states and two European countries, but settled in wonderful San Diego for most of my life. I especially love running, …
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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