Art and architecture fans from around the world flock each year to walk through the imaginatively shaped and art-filled “habitable sculptures” on the property, which resemble the Hobbit houses in Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” films and the expressionistic organic style of Modernist Spanish architect Antonio Gaudí.—San Diego Union Tribune

Join us for an Open House Tour!

The source of James Hubbell’s artistic achievements is his residence and studios located in Julian, California, called Ilan-Lael. There is much to see—the hand-built sculptural home of James and Anne Hubbell, working-artist studios, orchards and gardens—a wonderland of architecture and art nestled amidst oaks and boulders and breathtaking mountain views.