A quirky Cambria landmark referred to as the “Anti-Hearst Castle” is for sale.
The Nitt Witt Ridge, which is on the California Registered Historical Landmark, is listed on the real estate website Trulia for $425,000.
According to the Cambria Chamber of Commerce website, the Nitt Witt Ridge was built by reclusive artist Arthur “Art” Harold Beal, who bought the hillside lot in 1928.
“He spent the next 50 years carving out the terraces with only a pick and shovel and creating his own ‘castle on a hill,’” according to the Chamber website.
The eclectic house is made of off materials like beer cans, abalone shells, concrete, washer drums, car rims, tile, car parts, and old stoves.
According to the real estate posting, the 1,200 sq. ft. house includes two bedrooms and one bathroom.
Here’s the description on the real estate posting: “One (of) the most renowned Folk Art Environments in the world. An iconic RoadSide attraction representing the counterculture of Hwy 1 in the 1960s. The Anti Hearst Castle.”