Our Family Home was formerly a convent Of Benedectine Monks

and dates to around the end of the 13th century. The building which now houses the private rooms, constructed in early 19th century,

became the main place of worship and the undersection of which was used for oil production . The wine cellars to the rear at one stage had a tunnel

which connected to the nearby village so that in  the event of an onslaught the inhabitants of the Monastery could make a quick getaway...

hr

 

___