Our friend Jack has moved in to one of the rooms in the old retreat buildings. This has given us the impetus to 'do a number' on the retreat. There were four individual motel style rooms in this building:
We've decided to make the four rooms into two by knocking down the dividing walls.
We're also going to put in full kitchens, renovate the bathrooms, tile the floors, re-gyprock, reconfigure the windows and doors, and build a pergola on the northern side to shade them from the summer sun. The awful rock/cement area between the rooms will be built in and eventually form the entrance and kitchen areas. We're employing Pete our neighbour to help with the building. Stage one is pulling up the rock/cement work: