"Real life Dumbo" - more like photoshopped Dumbo. The ears have been enlarged and twisted around (you can see how they really attach on the big elephants), and it's been lifted off the ground. In real life, elephants can't jump (and certainly not fly).
The dogtrot, also known as a breezeway house, dog-run, or possum-trot, is a style of house that was common throughout the Southeastern United States during the and early centuries. Dogtrot and center hall houses are similar.