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hermitage (noun) hermit's home.
A place where a hermit, that is, a person who lives a simple and lonely life away from society for religious reasons, is a hermitage. A hermitage, in short, is a hermit's home.
- The hermit chose to live in a cottage he built for himself in the woods. This hermitage of his was frequently visited by reptiles and rodents and in course of time he got used to their presence in the hermitage.
- The hermitage in which the hermit lived and died has been preserved by his inheritors as a sacred place.