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The hunting lodge was first marked on the plan of Trubeckoy (great-grandfather of Leo Tolstoy) entertainment estate in 1791. But many experts suggest that it was built later than the rest of the rest of the estate complex . And it was the only building which survived to our days. The house often named "the stone grotto", "stone gazebo", "samovarnitsa" and "Hunting Pavilion" in historical documents and literature.
According to legend, in the gazebo featured an underpass leaded to St. Andrew's ravine. The house has an attic with chandeliers hoist.
In the early 1930s, it housed a cafe called " Samovarnik " and Beer pavilion later on. In the late 1980s, the building stood abandoned and ruined.
One of the most popular trivia TV show "What, Where, When?" have been filmed in former Trubetskoy’s manor hall since 1990
The layout of the building has not changed since the time of construction, but after numerous repairs by the 1970s the house has lost its original appearance. In June 2013 restoration documentation have been completed and served.