HUGH COMSTOCK’S FAIRYTALE COTTAGES BY THE SEA

I’m packing as we speak! lol

Once upon a time..Tales from Carmel by the Sea

Carmel -by-the Sea has enchanting architecture. But the most enchanting to me are the fairytale cottages built by Hugh Comstock.  Hugh’s wife, Mayotta, made and sold rag dolls that she named “Otsy -Totsys”.  When her dolls outgrew their home , she asked Hugh to build her a Doll House to use for her sales and as a showroom. And so he built

HANSEL

In 1925, Hugh and Mayotta decided to build a second house on their parcel of land and named it

GRETEL

For more about Hansel click on the following links:

HANSEL AND GRETEL- HUGH COMSTOCK’S FIRST FAIRY TALE COTTAGES IN CARMEL « Once upon a time..Tales from Carmel by the Sea

THE FLOORPLAN FOR HANSEL- HUGH COMSTOCK’S FIRST ‘FAIRY HOUSE IN THE WOODS’ « Once upon a time..Tales from Carmel by the Sea

And in that same year, they built still another home of adobe and Carmel stone…

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