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Flintstones residence Casa do Penedo lures tourists to Portugal’s Fafe Mountains

November 23rd, 2015 by admin | Filed under Blog.
  • Known as Casa do Penedo, or House of Stone, this weird home was built in northern Portugal’s Fafe Mountains
  • Initially used as a holiday home by a family, it has turn a traveller magnet after being remade into a museum
  • It looks obsolete nonetheless a mill residence is well-equipped with a grate and a pool forged out of one of a rocks

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This is one residence where holidaymakers could have a yabba dabba do time.

Known as Casa do Penedo, or House of Stone, this weird home in northern Portugal’s Fafe Mountains has warranted a repute as a real-life ‘Flintstones house’.

But a allure goes over a similarity to mill houses from a classical charcterised TV array – it has bulletproof doors and windows, and a swimming pool.

Known as Casa do Penedo, or House of Stone, this weird home in northern Portugal has warranted a repute as a ‘Flintstones house’

Known as Casa do Penedo, or House of Stone, this weird home in northern Portugal has warranted a repute as a ‘Flintstones house’

Located in Portugal's Fafe Mountains, a home is nestled between 4 slab boulders and overlooks a lifelike valley

Located in Portugal’s Fafe Mountains, a home is nestled between 4 slab boulders and overlooks a lifelike valley

Nestled between 4 slab boulders, a surprising residence is perched on a towering during an betterment of scarcely 2,600ft.

Once used as a holiday home by a family, it has turn a flourishing traveller captivate after it was remade into a internal museum.

Yet it’s not accurately transparent because a strange owners compulsory bulletproof doors and windows.

Portuguese photographer Ricardo Oliveira Mateus, 34, recently returned to a 16.5-ft high residence to constraint a surprising character.

Once used as a holiday home by a family, a residence has turn a flourishing traveller captivate after it was remade into a museum

Once used as a holiday home by a family, a residence has turn a flourishing traveller captivate after it was remade into a museum

Casa do Penedo has bulletproof doors and windows, and a swimming pool forged into one of a vast slab boulders

Casa do Penedo has bulletproof doors and windows, and a swimming pool forged into one of a vast slab boulders

He said: ‘It was built from 4 vast boulders that offer as a foundation, walls and roof of a house.

‘Its construction began in 1972 and lasted about dual years.

‘The residence is sincerely good versed nonetheless there is no electricity it does have a grate and even a swimming pool that has been forged out of one of a vast rocks.’

Ricardo pronounced a mill residence is now a tiny museum of corpse and photographs from Penedo’s history.

Photographer Ricardo Oliveira Mateus pronounced a mill residence is now a tiny museum of corpse and photographs from Penedo’s history

Photographer Ricardo Oliveira Mateus pronounced a mill residence is now a tiny museum of corpse and photographs from Penedo’s history

Even nonetheless a breeze plantation is located nearby, a residence does not have any electricity; former occupants used candles during night

Even nonetheless a breeze plantation is located nearby, a residence does not have any electricity; former occupants used candles during night

Casa do Penedo warranted a 'Flintstones' nickname due to a similarity to mill houses from a classical charcterised TV series

Casa do Penedo warranted a ‘Flintstones’ nickname due to a similarity to mill houses from a classical charcterised TV series

He added: ‘Due to a surprising pattern and formation into a surrounding nature, a building has turn a flourishing traveller attraction.

‘As a child we got a possibility to accommodate a owners of a residence and to go inside residence for a few minutes.

‘I remember being unequivocally tender by a residence pattern and a pretentious perspective around it.’

The Flintstones was an American animation combined by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera that ran from 1960 to 1966.

At one time The Flintstones was a longest using primary time charcterised weekly series. That record was damaged by The Simpsons in 1997.

Ricardo Oliveira Mateus pronounced a home has turn a traveller pull 'due to a surprising pattern and formation into a surrounding nature'

Ricardo Oliveira Mateus pronounced a home has turn a traveller pull ‘due to a surprising pattern and formation into a surrounding nature’

With bulletproof doors and windows, a 'Flintstones house' might be a many unyielding nonetheless weird home on a planet

With bulletproof doors and windows, a ‘Flintstones house’ might be a many unyielding nonetheless weird home on a planet


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