2011 - bought the house and land. Work cannot begin until after a lengthy legal struggle between the previous owners and the Sate who had put the house into into receivership.
Dismantled the roof and stored the original bi-coloured slate. Temporary roof installed.
2012 - emergency renovation begins as two chimney walls begin to collapse.
2013 - site cleared, several tonnes of rubbleremoved.
7 tonne steel structure raised, to support the roof. Bound with HeliBar steel rods.
Dismantled and rebuilt the supporting walls and chimneys
Permanent roof installed. Lake dredged and refilled, landscaping begins.