Currently Browsing: March 2017

Conserving an historic underthatch

The thatch on this granite shed had long rotted to grass before we came along….and given its exposed Atlantic location rethatching isnt viable at c1000 euro per year of thatch life…..but we have repaired the collapsed section using historic material from a long lost roof….and capped the rest in a tin roof for posterity. We […]

The difference a bit of UTT red makes…

We painted the roof of Miki’s cottage oxide red…our most commonly used gloss colour. Makes a difference eh? 

Our new baby in Scotland – in photos!

Here’s our woodland bothy – now ready for bookings! Explore amazing, and beautiful Aberdeenshire in 2017!

Been to visit this house in Carmarthenshire

We went to visit this traditional house in Carmarthenshire with a view to taking it on UTT 🙂 …What a great job I have! It has lovely views across the countryside and is close to Cardigan Bay and the great beaches there – perfect! Keep an eye out for updates – We have some exciting […]

A great start to the week

A great start to the working week in our West Wales office! Sent from my iPhone 7 plus ❤

Meet Milka the new office puppy!

Milka was a furst birthday present for Miki…but we’re all in love with her. We also call her Fatball as she eats like a horse and inflates like a ball!

Progess photos from Tuaisceart

A lovely sunny day…great to be working here at Tuaisceart.

before..and after utt renovation

this early C19 hearth was having a bad time…covered in cement and gypsum plaster that made it damp, filled in with concrete blocks, and with a range so full of water that it fell apart in our hands. We removed the 1980s ceilings, replaced and insulated the dry-lining and lime-pointed up the hearth wall. It […]

Fwd: Pictures

The latest renovation photos from our new Andalucian projectIt sits next to and has the most amazing views. See the patio photo!

Sunny spring morning at Luna

We’re just waiting for the grass to grow and lanscapibg to be complete to launch lakeside Luna…the shepherd’s hut we designed and had built. She sits by her own pool in Donegal. To see our existing Donegal cottage