The foundation work for the patios and pathways adjacent to the house have now been laid. The stonework will not be completed until some of the major landscaping has been completed in preparation for the swimming pool.
We’ve spent lots of time painting and decorating over the past week, some of the family came out to help and they were able to stay in the lower ground apartment for the first time. Plaster work on the first floor bedrooms is being finished off, and hopefully final painting[…]
The kitchen is in and looking amazing! The units were supplied and fitted by a local company, made to order. We went for ultra-modern clean lines for the work surfaces and sink, with a lovely natural wood bar and a dual-temperature wine fridge underneath. The downstairs kitchen is also in, with[…]
The electrician has run network cabling in to every TV point and several in every bedroom. The plan is to have high-speed internet access and WiFi everywhere so that there are no ‘not spots’, and the TVs will probably be at least partly Internet based. The steps down to the[…]
We’ve started making plans for railings on the main staircase. The fireplace in the main living room is taking shape, with a new wooden mantel piece across the top. The master bathroom is making steady progress – the fittings are really quite big and heavy and the builders have done[…]
A lot has happened since I was last here, hence the monster photo gallery. All of the doors and windows are now in, and they look absolutely stunning. The built-in shutters will keep the place really cool in the height of summer and hopefully the air conditioning won’t be needed[…]