27 Nov '11, 9pm

Real Life Flintstones House in Portugal #architecture #photography

Real Life Flintstones House in Portugal #architecture #photography

The 'House of Stone' stands on a remote hillside in northern Portugal. Photo via flickr It's a bit of a shame that the easiest way to describe this magnificent structure requires reference to a cartoon from the 1960s, but the way in which it incorporates its natural setting defies most conventional description. Located in the Fafe mountains of northern Portugal, A Casa do Penedo, or "the House of Stone," was built between four large boulders found on the site. Although the house may seem rustic, it is not lacking in amenities, which include a fireplace and a swimming pool--carved out of one of the large rocks. But, as word has spread, the sleepy little house has had visitors venturing to see it in droves. The two-story home is built between four large boulders. Photos via Feliciano Guimarães The house was built in 1974 as a family's rural retreat, but in recent years it ha...

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