"A Pena de Candamil- Countryside" is located in the municipality of Xermade (Lugo), located between the cities of As Pontes de García Rodríguez and Villalba, a short distance from the cities and beaches of towns: Ribadeo, Nursery, Burela, Vicedo, O Barqueiro, Honey, Ortigueira, Cedeira, Ferrol, Pontedeume, Betanzos ... belonging to the Cantabrian and Atlantic coast of the provinces of Lugo and A Coruña.
Typical Galician house in the parish of Candamil, formerly belonging to the Marquis of Camarasa forum (over 400 years old). It is surrounded by meadows, streams, forests and rocky groupings that make viewpoints. The rehabilitation works were carried out with the utmost respect and offer every comfort.
A farm of 8400 m2 belong other ancient buildings: a "Palleira", a bread oven, a chapel ... all in harmony with recreation areas: barbecue, garden, swimming pool, tennis court.
The house, nestled in extensive grounds,; belonged to the Marquis of Camarasa forum and there are documents 1680, when there was a wedding between Mary and Jacobo Fernandez Mouro.
The farm belongs to a private chapel, 50 mts. house, unique in the parish. The patron is Santa Filomena which is accompanied at the altar by San Sebastián and the Virgin of Carmen.
In front is a beautiful chestnut and oak Fraga, where the "Virgen de la Peña" than in previous years believers in the area thought it was miraculous and came to her with sick animals or were offered.
Next to the chapel (10 mts.) Is an ancient granite stone cross in its entirety. Of great merit because it is the only one in the area that has recorded four scenes of the Cross on the pedestal.
Next to the house is a pool of 12 meters. x 4 mts. and 1.20 mts. deep, with trampolines of various heights, shower and ornamental trees that shade some areas. We also find a tennis court, regulatory measures, with a cement floor and picnic area with barbecue and tables, built in stone and covered with wood and slate.
Two statues of architectural study conducted by Rafael Blanco Otero beautify the place: "The monument to women" and "The monument to the world".
At the farm of 15 acres surrounding the house, consisting of meadows and shrub land, we also find groups of rocks that border, and explain their name "Pena", from here the view covers a vast and beautiful area (we can reach see Vilalba and As Pontes).
Capacity and equipment of the house:
The house is fully equipped with linens, towels, and kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, toaster, etc .. a living-dining room with fireplace, a library, a sitting room and WC on the ground floor. It has a capacity for 18 people (9 double rooms with private bathroom) but you can rent full from groups of 10 people. Check prices for the capacity (number of bedrooms needed and people) and the rental season (high or low); at these prices apply a discount (between 10% and 20%) depending on the length of stay.