Monthly Archives: December 2012
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!
Preparations for wall mountet WC, and floor level step in shower.
Renovation completed, on time, within budget and a very satisfied customber!
The specially made arched window is a perfect fit. Loving the natural colors of the stone and wood together.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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