Monthly Archives: December 2012

Attic and roof in St Cirq Lapopie

It's a rare feeling and a rewarding job, as stone is re layerd, and old structures come back to life after having been nonexsistent for so long!  

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St Cirq Lapopie, bespoke stone bathroom

Preparations for wall mountet WC, and floor level step in shower. 

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Auberge du Vieux Château, Cabris, re-opened again for holiday festivities

Renovation completed, on time, within budget and a very satisfied customber!

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Perfect fit, St Cirq Lapopie

The specially made arched window is a perfect fit. Loving the natural colors of the stone and wood together.

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Liquid Floors with floorheating, we are ready to lay tiles, La Villa Luciole, Cabris

Men in white suits and massive amounts of foam and sement mix are of the past. The floors were sanded this morning and are ready to be tiled over Christmas.            

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Scaffolding up on a frosty morning

The purpose of this working scaffold is to provide a safe place to access the extensive renovations on the roof and outer walls. Works are already in progess on the roof.

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“Bite” the dust, L’ auberge du Vieux Château, Cabris

Last day, and last finishes almost done. First stage of renovation project completet; second stage will start in January. Ivan heading back up tp St Cirq Lapopie tomorrow morning.  

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Working round the clock at L’ auberge du Vieux Château

Crew working "round the clock" to make the deadline for reopening. Here using old traditional stone mason techniques, allowing the simplicity of stone walls to re-instill that Provençal sense of magic. 

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St Cirq Lapopie is cold in the winter

Work racing ahead, even though winter is upon us. Bathrooms all fitted with floor heating, and Glass Mosaic tiling well on the way, beautiful baths has arrrived from America soon to be installed. Our carpenter has made a beautiful staircase … Continue reading

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Renovations at L’ auberge du Vieux Château, Cabris

      L'Auberge du Vieux Château is beautifully situated at the point lookout in the tranquil village of Cabris,  "Le Vieux Chàteau" dates back to around the 1600.   We are in the middle of a substantial and intense renovation … Continue reading

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