Bungo’s Folly, the folk of Hobbiton called the new hole the Baggins was having constructed high on the Hill. He had a fine hole already, after all, down along Bagshot Row.
But Bungo Baggins loved Belladonna Took, and had rather madly declared he would bring her home to Hobbiton, but to the finest smial in all the Shire. When her father subscribed to the idea enough to make available a good portion of her dowry ahead of time, eyebrows were raised.
Once it was done, however, all doubts were forgotten. “Bag End is truly magnificent!” they crowed proudly.