Culver City, California: Hobbit House

Disney artist Lawrence Joseph built his residence from 1946 to 1970. It has been declared a Historic-Cultural landmark (No. 624) in the "Storybook Style."
Address:
3819 Dunn Dr., Culver City, CA
Directions:
Just west of Brotman Medical Center. On Dunn Drive, between Venice Blvd and Washington Blvd. Area built up around it, but it's there.
Hours:
Private home. Visible from street.
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Hobbit house. Hobbit House

There are a cluster of these little hobbit houses together, surrounded by ponds that have living turtles. They are apartments now, but still retain the old world charm intended by the designer. When I went there it was possible to walk up the driveway between the buildings and up to one of the ponds.

[Nikki Kreuzer, 11/16/2012]
Hobbit House

This is the house Alicia Silverstone walked by in the movie "Clueless" ~ the story of Mr. Hall, teacher at Beverly Hills High School.

[Donna Peacher, 07/01/2010]
Hobbit House. Hobbit House

The Hobbit House [is still visible from the street].

[Nick, 01/24/2010]

A Disney artist built his charming fantasy residence from 1946 to 1970.

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