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Fenced Off

This house looks like something from the Flintstones. It has been built (squeezed) between two... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Craig M
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Bermuda
Original architecture

Casa de pinedo Fafe northern portugal is a truly original piece of architectural ingenuity, allow... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
chickandbeast
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Durham, Canada
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8 Aug 2018
“Fenced Off”
2 Dec 2017
“Original architecture”
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

This house looks like something from the Flintstones. It has been built (squeezed) between two large boulders on the top of a mountain and has become a tourist attraction. Perhaps in response to the influx of visitors, the owner has now fenced off the entire...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Wonderful scenario. It is necessary to book to visit. You have to drive there, is not far from Porto. Is a pity that we can not sleep there. But is worth while just to see and move around and that pictures with this fairy tale...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Casa de pinedo Fafe northern portugal is a truly original piece of architectural ingenuity, allow the owners their privacy. It should ne featured on unusual homes ofmthe world.

1  Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 11 July 2017

As other people has written there is a fence around the whole property meaning you can't come close to the house, which was a big lead down. But the Casa is located on top of a hill/mountain, so at least there is a nice view...More

2  Thank Ulse U
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Interesting building because of it originality! Nothing compare to it in the world. A shame that it is closed.

1  Thank LuisFafe_Portugal
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Dont't go there. 1: It is hard to find. 2: they built a fence around the house and marked the land as private. so you can only look at it from a distance of about 100 meters, thus not worth it.

1  Thank Yves T
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The Casa de Penedo (literally 'rock house') is quite extraordinary, a tiny but lived-in house built between large boulders, with the boulders forming part of the structure. It is located close to the top of a treeless hill in a particularly windswept and cold-looking spot,...More

4  Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Made out of enormous stone placed naturally there, someone just build a house in a location with an extremely beuatifull landscapes. Not open to the public, but can be visited in the outside.

Thank matrixamp
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Constructed on top of a mountain in the middle of four rock is surely one of the strangest houses in the world, take warm clothing because the area is very cold and windy

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