Tuesday, November 30, 2010
We closed, paid the Notary, paid the transaction tax and the paperwork is now with the Register.
We spoke with Jose the construction guy, who is going to give us an estimate for a team to clear out rubble and cut back the overgrown weeds. Then we´ll be looking for an architect to develop a work plan.
This is going to be a long process - so any help regarding websites to consult, personal renovation stories and advice, products we may not be aware of, etc. are all extremely welcome.
We´re also trying to think of names. Suggestions welcome!
So more pics:
There was some additional damage since we were there in August. But it´s an absolutely beautiful corner of the world. I´m thrilled.
Of the mysteries: 1) is a crumbling stone oven which we´ve managed to hack away some of the vegetation from. 2) There was a second floor we didn´t recognize, which collapsed along with the roof. Turns out there were cuadras (stalls) below and the openings are feeding mangers. 3) still no well
Tulip bulbs were planted just south of the barn, in a hopefully out of the way spot which is filled with stinging nettle.
Looking south between the barn and the wall to the east that borders the property.
West to the woods. There´s some kind of whitish fungus growing on the trees - any guesses?:
The forest walk: