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San Diego, California: Subdivision Castle

In a 1950s subdivision, two houses have been encased in a medieval-style "Simmons Castle." Construction on the imposing exterior is expected to be complete some time in 2024.

8754 Raejean Ave., San Diego, CA
I-805 exit 18. Turn east onto Murray Ridge Rd. Drive two blocks. Turn right onto Raejean Ave. Drive two blocks. You'll see the castle on the left. Private property.
Lit at night, visible from public street. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Suburban Castle.

Suburban Castle

Elaborate medieval castle incongruously built atop two adjoining 1950s-era suburban tract houses.

[Pea Hicks, 04/13/2024]

The exterior of "Simmons Castle" is expected to be complete some time in 2024. According to neighbors the builder lived in one house and his mom lived next door. They don't know why he decided to encase them in a castle.

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