Exterior of house for sale in California makes people pause



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The seaside neighborhood of La Jolla, California, is known for its sophisticated high-end real estate that is a combination of historic and modern houses, with the median sale price being around $1.96 million, according to realtor.com.

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There’s one particular property on the market for $2.95 million that’s causing somewhat of a stir on a popular socialmedia page thanks to its funky exterior.

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The five-bedroom, three-bathroom house was designed by the late San Diego architect Paul Thoryk and built in 1986. Resting in a cul-de-sac in the wealthy area, the floor plan of the 3,508-square-foot house allows natural light to flow through the home.

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Other amenities according to the listing on Zillow include:

  • Cathedral ceilings

  • Ocean views

  • Four balconies

  • Two fireplaces

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While the inside is certainly spacious, it’s the outside that has fans of the Facebook page Zillow Gone Wild scratching their heads in wonder.

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“The best thing about this house is if you live in it, you’re the only one in your neighborhood who doesn’t have to look at it,” one person commented.

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“It’s quirky and weird and I like it,” one fan said. “The boring white interior, however, not so much.”

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“This looks like something I built with my Legos when I was 8,” another joked.

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“I feel like a kid stacked some blocks every which way, called it a house, and they built it,” one person observed.

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And there were a great deal of jokes referencing the house in the film “Beetlejuice”.

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“It reminds me of the house in Beetlejuice when Delia is remodeling,” one person said.

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“This looks like the exterior of the Beetlejuice house after the Dietzes got done with it,” another compared. “Inside isn’t offensive, though. I mean, in comparison to some of the others we’ve seen here.

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“Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice,” one person joked.

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And finally:

“Home builder: ‘And what shape would you like your home to be?’

Home buyer: ‘Yes.’”

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TJ Macías is a Real-Time national sports reporter for McClatchy based out of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Formerly, TJ covered the Dallas Mavericks and Texas Rangers beat for numerous media outlets including 24/7 Sports and Mavs Maven (Sports Illustrated). Twitter: @TayloredSiren