Our projects at L'Avventura
Our first major projects included: the restoration of our front wall, creation of a new parking area and installation of a new septic system, These projects were all rolled into one, taking several months to complete during the spring of 2003. Here are some before and after photos.
Dino acted as Silvano's assistant.
In February 2006 we installed a characteristic little stufa, or wood stove, in the kitchen. It was routed into our chimney by channeling out the wall behind it. The channel is 20cm. deep so it's good that the walls are 50cm thick! We'll install a stufa with pellets when we can find a characteristic one. But for now this little one will help to heat the kitchen in the coldest part of the winter.
In the Spring of 2006, we'll put in a new ceramic garden sink, with tiles hand painted by Eva. She is constantly painting the tiles (Feb-Mar '06). Here is a shot of the old sink and then shots of the
And the house needs repainting. And the wall just before San Rocco needs to be rebuilt...And then there's the bocce court... There's always something going on.