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Solar heating for the pool

by July 18, 2012 » Add the second comment.
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Two more very different months weather-wise, lots of rain and cool.  We have had a few guests, but it is very quiet. I guess the current financial situation is having an effect. After a couple of years coping with just a hose-pipe, we have had a garden irrigation system fitted. Read more »

First guests of the year arrive

by May 1, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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April turned out to be a horrible month weather wise, it has rained nearly every day, and it’s been quite cool. No more work has been done on the clearing of the land at the front of the house, since early in the month. We did spend a week in Read more »

Awaiting first guests

by May 10, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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The weather has been a little cool for the last few days but very pleasant. Today the sun is out and it is already getting warm, and the forecast is in the high 20’sC. We are eagerly awaiting our first guests this year who arrive on the 19th May. From Read more »

Looking forward to long summer days

by January 6, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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Christmas and New Year’s day have come and gone, and now we are looking forward to long, hot, summer days and being able to use the swimming pool again.

Afternoons get shorter

by November 22, 2010 » Add the first comment.
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The afternoons are getting shorter, it’s damp and cold, yes winter is really here! However we can look forward to next spring and summer and being able to use the swimming pool again. Click on APARTMENTS above to see our four self catering apartments.

Adega apartments ready for booking

by September 20, 2009 » Add more comments.
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The builders have finished most of the work, we have just said goodbye to the tiler, although he will be back for some work in the kitchens. The doors and skirting boards have been put in on the top floor, and we are now waiting for the carpenters to finish Read more »

Accepting guests from September

by August 3, 2009 » Add the first comment.

Time flies, the builders have been very busy, the pool house with barbeque is complete, the pool itself is awaiting tiling, and the geothermal system is taking shape. Our apartment has now been tiled throughout and the final grouting is being done at the moment. The kitchen company have arrived Read more »

Poolhouse almost finished

by July 15, 2009 » Add the second comment.
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Weather continues, warm and sunny nearly every day. We went on a trip up the Serra de Estrella last Sunday and the views were absolutely stunning. The poolhouse is now up and requires some work to finish it off. The tiler has finished my bedroom and our kitchen, and

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