Jacumba Hot Springs, California: Chinese Castle

Built in 1926 by Frank Battles, who was not Chinese, but who liked Chinese architecture.

Address:
Snob Hill Rd, Jacumba Hot Springs, CA
Directions:
Only a couple hundred yards north of the border. Drive west to the edge of town and turn south onto Snob Hill Rd. You'll see the Castle ahead and to the left. Private property; visible from the road.
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Chinese Castle.

Chinese Castle

Cool 1920s-era Chinese style house out in the high desert. This is a private residence, so please view from the street and do no disturb the residents.

[Pea Hicks, 12/20/2020]

The castle was built in 1926 by Frank Battles, who was not Chinese, but who liked Chinese architecture.


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