Category Archives: House & Garden

Overgrown

The land has got very overgrown this winter so we are in the process of having it cleaned again so heres just a quick post to show the “Before” state of the farm. I will post a “After” as soon … Continue reading

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Gate Update – May

Well there has been a lot of progress during the last month. The new entrance is finished and the electric arm has been replaced (although the arm is missing in the photos) it should make getting in and out so … Continue reading

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April 2018

One of the things that has really bugged us has been the entrance to the property from the road (Dirt Track). We have had a few attempts at trying to get this right, but until now whatever we have done … Continue reading

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February 2018

Swimming pool heating has now been commissioned and we have received training from the company that installed it. The new summer pool cover and its spool have been delivered and stored away. It’s still a bit early in the year … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2018

A Warm Welcome to 2018 Welcoming in the New Year was a bit of a wet affair this year. We did however get one really nice day when we were able to do some pruning on the vines and cleaning … Continue reading

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Pool Heating Update

So, decision made. Cover decision made. Negotiations complete. Deposit paid. Installation time scale agreed, (hopefully). We will have heating. More updates to follow.

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House Completion

Well finally at the end of May we got our official completion certificate from the Council, which means we now officially have a house. The upside is that everything is now legal, including the swimming pool that we added.  The … Continue reading

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Farm & Garden – March 2017

Wow, we are off to an excellent start to the month/year, Snr Proenca has been at our place at the end of last week and the start of this and from the pictures I have seen is doing an amazing … Continue reading

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Farm & Garden Update

The Farm and Garden, so far have fared well during the winter, but now we are entering February, probably the wettest and windiest month of any year and all indications are this year is not going to be an easy … Continue reading

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House Update

The final sign off documents are now with the council, including all the required papers for the house and the pool, I am lead to understand that all that’s needed now is a single signature from the builder and everything … Continue reading

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