The abandoned Rispin Mansion, originally built in 1922 by a real-estate baron, is the centerpiece for many local legends and ghost stories. Once grand, it has been burned, graffitied, and left to fall to ruin.
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- 1996 Wharf Road
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- 36.97881458647264, -121.95718216891692
- Santa Cruz County, California
- Nearest Towns:
- Capitola, CA (0.3 mi.)
Soquel, CA (0.6 mi.)
Opal Cliffs, CA (1.3 mi.)
Live Oak, CA (1.3 mi.)
Seacliff, CA (2.3 mi.)
Twin Lakes, CA (2.4 mi.)
Aptos, CA (3.2 mi.)
Rio Del Mar, CA (3.2 mi.)
Santa Cruz, CA (4.1 mi.)
Pasatiempo, CA (4.2 mi.)
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