Latest News on LHG
Exterior renovation of the last stone built building is now complete. New beams, new lintels, new doors and windows, repairs, re-pointing to enhance the beauty of the random stone, and a new slate roof. Photos of before, work in progress, and completion photos!!!!
a second store/workshop shell has been built in the wooden barn which has been racked out ready for use.
at last the 17 year old pergola has been re-built and 2 lovely hardwood benches installed....look at the photos and picture yourself there!
installed a new worktop grill similar to a George Foreman (made by Tefal), microwave and toaster.
new white crockery has arrived!
extra wc/wash basin and shower accessed from the stone barn is planned......some hard work needed here but it will be worth it.
at last 3 bird boxes have been put up. hopefully it will attract some birds soon! (Mick's note...well we had a nest of hornets!!!! suitably removed risking life and limb!!!....actually just blocked the entrance hole and unscrewed it....
new kiddies bicycle new Kiddies bicycle. No doubt it will be a firm favourite in purple and chrome!
tree planting - (2014/15 and occasional extra trees on-going).
we have decided we ought to try to move to being more environmentally friendly and become self-sufficient for logs for the woodburners.
The new trees are 20 super fast growing willows, 3 sweet chestnut, 25 silver birch and 25 hazel. We are expecting to be able to coppice the trees on a 5 or 6 yearly cycle. Time will tell!!!
another little kiddy bicycle with optional stabilizers
another mountain bike/hybrid joins the LHG fleet
a new twin bedroom has been constructed on the mezzanine in the stone barn.
a tyre swing is now on the big tree soon for older children.
WiFi up and running!
large Rangemaster range cooker just installed to improve the catering facilities for larger groups.
It is a joy to use.......photo of a work in progress....finished now.
8 new good quality pillows have been purchased following feedback.
Following a suggestion I have installed 2 stair gates to ensure children are safe
and cannot climb the stairs. Bought them ready!
Large screen TV in family barn now has satellite channels (English) in addition to the bluray player.
big BOSCH dishwasher has now been installed ready for your holiday. Now that will make life easier!!!
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