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Moby, best known as the “King of Techno,” keeps a small apartment in Little Italy NYC but has moved to Los Angeles to a castle on three acres with a stone wall, a Disney-esque gatehouse and a kidney-shaped pool.

According to The New York Times, the castle needed major work. The roof leaked, the living room walls had been painted a dark gray, the floors had been painted black, the wall above the Gothic fireplace was covered in shells and there was what Moby calls “a low-rent country kitchen from 1979 with strange terra cotta tiles that were ugly to begin with.” He wanted a restoration, not a renovation.

After the price of the home dropped by 50%, Moby paid just under $4 million for the house last year and estimates he has put another $2 million into its restoration.

Moby, who’s new album “Destroyed” is  available now, says that he saw this house and immediately fell in love.

The Wolf’s Lair, named after its first owner, real estate developer L. Milton Wolf,  was a big change from Moby’s past residencies throughout New York City, but had an “old Hollywood” feel that Moby couldn’t deny.

Moby hired the Los Angeles architecture and design firm of Tim Barber to redo the roof, the kitchen, the plumbing and the wiring, and to replace all the windows and add three bathrooms to the main house. He also plans to turn the tiki barroom into an invitation-only magic theater.   When you have all of this space, why not build a magic theater.  Check out more pictures of the house after the jump.

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Moby’s Pool House

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Moby’s Home Studio

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Moby’s Master Bathroom

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Moby’s Dining Room

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Moby’s Bed Room

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Moby’s front entrance/staircase

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Moby’s Living Room

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Moby’s Kickboxing Studio

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Moby’s Guest House Staircase, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright

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Area between the Main and guest house

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Moby’s guest house living room

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