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The Casa da Tojeira surprises the traveler who set out to explore the region of Basto. After many curves on twisting roads, come to this magnificent house of the seventeenth century and a pleasure, perhaps only compared with the arrival in an oasis after the desert. The house, commanding in the middle of lawns and cleaned and trimmed, looks only comfortable to look outside. The completion of this first impression of pleasure, the friendly welcome that Charles Jordan and his wife welcome the guests. Tiredness and forgotten within a bed of white linen sheets, and the silence of the night and cut only by the singing of crickets outside. The three facades and architectural caractel1sticas the house witnessed the various changes that the house has undergone over time. In the southern angle, the old kitchen is perfectly preserved, with a huge chimney, fireplace and ovens to keep the rustic side. It was recently decorated like a small museum, where you can see craft objects, antique kitchen utensils, towels and dishes that are exposed by reviving old practices. The project to refurbish the house was designed by the architect Noe Diniz and their adaptation to the guest house you added convenience and comfort, without modifying the previous structure. The Casa da Tojeira property is set in 20 hectares, which produces a famous vinho verde, the guest can buy or taste. The woods and the gardens surrounding the house, large and pleasant, and refined and welcoming atmosphere of this house will give back and stay for several days in the quiet of the countryside.