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“So so experience” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Nitt Witt Ridge

Nitt Witt Ridge
881 Hillcrest Drive, Cambria, CA
+1 805-927-2690
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Ranked #14 of 22 things to do in Cambria
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Owner description: California State Historical Landmark No. 939 is the creation of Arthur Harold Beal. An Artistic, funky house designed, sculpted and built by one man, Art Beal. Considered one of the finest examples of Folk Art.
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“So so experience”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

We visited here for the tour....overall a bit disappointing. Property is quite run down. Can visualize how it might have been once, but would not return.

Visited August 2012
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English first
Cambria, California, United States
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“Interesting”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

I visited this site, and it was interesting to say the least. If it were open to the public so you could actually walk into the yard and not feel like an intruder, it might be more of an attraction. There is just not much too it. It takes only a few minutes to see it, then you are done.

Visited March 2012
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Fullerton, California
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“Folk Art on the hillside, not an attraction as it is closed but fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

This is a funky old home that someone let loose their creative spirit on, if you need to be entertained then you won't care for it, but if you read book, have gone to college, think for yourself, then you will get a little kick walking by. We passed while on a walk into town and came upon it by accident, not expecting anything (expectations are for fools I think) we were able to love it for the serendipity and humanness in a society that has lost touch with being anything other than a consumer of goods. . . let your inner hippie out for a moment and do stop by if you are in the area.

Visited September 2011
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“Disappointing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

We were excited to see a quirky piece of California history. It was less than a yawn. Just a hillside with a bunch of junk glued to a house. Thankfully, we didn't waste more than five minutes trying to find it. We even climbed the road a bit further just to be sure we weren't missing the real place.

Visited July 2012
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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“A disappointment”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

We were staying on moonstone beach so this was a very small detail; I'm glad. It was useless. The place is boarded up with fencing around. Looks to me as if it has been closed down. Looks interesting from the outside but we got no further. It still appears on the local tv infomercial though.

Visited July 2012
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