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We’ve featured many tiny homes on LittleThings, but we’ve never seen anything like this before.
In 2000, Matt and Anna Jones purchased a large house in Brick, New Jersey.
At the time they bought it, they had no idea that they were inheriting another home of sorts… a fully-decorated mini house with items you’d expect to find, like tables, chairs and kitchen cabinets. However, there was something striking about the items inside.
The Jones were stunned to discover this “guest” house was only three and a half feet in height. Anna, who stands at 5’3, towered over the structure without a clue as to what it was ever used for.
From the brick fireplace to the upright piano, everything inside this one-bedroom cottage was scaled down and child-sized.
Matt and Anna’s neighbors began sharing stories about the tiny house, which had become something of a New Jersey landmark. Some said little people lived there while working in the circus in the 1960s.
Others were convinced it was still occupied by a family of dwarves.
But then Anna learned the truth behind the mysterious brick house…