Nitt Witt Ridge is a house on two and a half acres in Cambria, California, United States. Artist/recluse Arthur "Art" Harold Beal (1896-1992) bought his hillside lot in 1928 and spent most of the next 50 years carving out the terraces with only a pick and shovel, creating his own "castle on a hill".Put Nitt Witt Ridge at the forefront of your travel plans using our Cambria trip itinerary planner.
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One of those unique and strange places that makes Central Coast so great. There are a lot of oddities in California and this is definitely one. The tour was about a 1/2 an hour long and they ask for.... more »
Quite a unique and interesting house. Unfortunately, there were no tours offered on the day we were there, however, it was fun to stop and look at it from the outside. We were very disappointed that..... more »
This is an an absolutely brilliant experience. Mike (owner and tour guide) brings the place to life with his fab tour. The whole family LOVED it (including 2 teenagers), so much so we are considering going again!!
Interesting to see. The history is on a pamphlet in front of the house. Wish we could have been able to take the tour, just didn't plan well. There is a turn out to park but the road is very narrow. Be careful
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