Quinta do Ermo (House of Camilo Castelo Branco), a property that makes part of the history of Portugal!

1 600 000 €





843 m2

of area

Quinta do Ermo (House of Camilo Castelo Branco)
...a property that makes part of the history of Portugal!
Classified as a Property of Public Interest by the Portuguese Institute of Cultural Heritage, the “Casa do Ermo”, built in the 17th century, in 1695, was owned by José Cardoso Vieira de Castro, a close friend and confidant of Camilo Castelo Branco. The famous novelist of “Amor de Perdição”, took refuge in “Casa do Ermo”, in 1860, when he was fleeing justice for the accusation of adultery with Ana Plácido.
Camilo speaks of this refuge in the lands of Fafe in the book “Memórias do Cárcere”. And in homage to his friend, he published the “Mistérios de Fafe”, “O Morgado de Fafe em Lisboa” and “O Morgado de Fafe Amoroso”. It is a historic building, which is part of the architectural, tourist and cultural itinerary of the Municipality of Fafe.
The property has a total area of 123.000m2, of which an agricultural part with 33.000 m2 and a forestry part with 90.000 m2. It has two urban buildings.
The “Casa do Ermo” with an implantation area of 755 m2 and gross construction area of 899 m2. It is a 17th-century single-family house, standing out for its size, construction features and wide staircase. With a U-shaped construction, it has a generous interior patio, in Portuguese pavement, covered by a vine that makes it cool in the hot summer months. The exterior walls are made of granite masonry, wooden window frames, wooden floors on the ground floor and a wooden structure covered with tiles. It underwent expansion and improvement works in 2000, without detracting from the building's character, more recent construction materials were used, and the window frames are in aluminum with double glazing. The floor is exclusively for residential use, has 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, open space kitchen, dining room, living room with fireplace and interior balcony facing the courtyard. The ground floor consists of a reading room/library and another room, which serve as support when holding tourist and cultural events, bathroom, storage, laundry and cellar with two large granite presses. Outside, a large patio, also with Portuguese pavement, a huge shed and a tank with water running uninterruptedly. Parking for several vehicles. Swimming pool and leisure area.
The “Casa da Caseira” intended for housing, with a covered area of 88 m2 and a dependence of 18 m2. This house has been completely restored and is currently intended for short-term tourist accommodation. It has two bedrooms, bathroom, living room, kitchen and dining room in open space. Outside, a beautiful garden and leisure area, also a huge granite tank with pure and crystal-clear water.
The farm is bathed in sunlight all day, the soils are fertile and deep, it has the best edaphoclimatic conditions for the practice of any type of agriculture or livestock. It has various fruit trees, vines, greenhouse, trout nursery, granary, threshing floor and 9ha of forest predominantly oaks, pines and eucalyptus. It has abundant water, coming from two mines and a stream, which runs through pipes or in gullies throughout the entire length of the farm throughout the year. The farm has 3 stone tanks and several water deposits. The property is fully fenced and walled.
Located just 10 minutes from the center of Fafe, 15 minutes from Guimarães, 30 minutes from Braga and 50 minutes from Porto.
Pay it a visit, you will be delighted!

  • Disabled Access
  • Cellar
  • Waters
  • Central Heating
  • Playground
  • Warehouse
  • Storage Room
  • Den
  • Barbecue
  • Solar Energy
  • Indoor Parking
  • Parking Garage Visit
  • Patio
  • Outdoor Parking
  • Courtyard
  • Pine Trees
  • Private Pool
  • Rustic
  • Room of Conference
  • Ballroom
  • Game Room
  • Terrace
  • Price: 1 600 000 €
  • Status: Good
  • Net area: 843m2
  • Gross area: 1005m2
  • Plot Area: 123000m2
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Bathrooms: 9
  • Construction Year: 1700
  • Parking: 7
  • Energy Certificate: F
  • Reference: C0406-01366

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