Projects

News concerning the progress of our Cellar Door due to open in 2016


The landscaping is taking shape and surviving the dry winter weather so far. The Cellar Door sign is up and it’s now heading for the final inspection and the occupancy certificate.  We will be setting an opening date soon.   As you can see the dam is looking rather low for this time of year so some decent rain would […]

Cellar Door and Dam


Cellar Door Entrance Cellar Door improvements continue with the Council approved entry now installed together with the gravelled parking area.  Entry sign approval should follow soon. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Our resurrected Seat Whilst up at Boree Lane helping with many tasks, our wonderful Valto took pity on the rusted, derelict wreck of a seat and took it away […]

Cellar Door improvements




Retaining wall and beginnings of landscape planting
Things are starting to take shape with the work on the Cellar Door progressing nicely. The final bits and pieces are happening with the flooring about to go in, the Cellar Door and kitchen furniture made and the entry fencing and gate about to be constructed. Still some painting to finish but the landscaping has started and will gradually happen. […]

Cellar Door Progress for November


Cellar Door progress Oct 2016
A productive weekend included a big tidy up and ute trip to the tip, getting most external painting done on the two sunny days (of course the rain returned on Monday!), internal painting as well, and the spreading of topsoil and wood chip mulch. Great help having hard working family members Carmel and Robbie who achieved so much between them. […]

Cellar Door progress October 2016




It just keeps raining and the ground is absolutely saturated. Miraculously, Ian our builder, managed to get a concrete path poured together with the framework for the timber retaining wall. The state of the wet ground is holding up earthworks for the driveways and parking area so we are really hoping for a spell of fine weather. The pergola has […]

Cellar Door progress for August



Cellar Door Progress April 2016
The Cellar Door project is making progress. After trenching and putting in the plumbing, the concrete slabs have been poured and stud walls have been part prepared. So things are beginning to take shape! ” template=”/home5/boreelan/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery.php” ID=”3563″ order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] 

Cellar Door Update April 2016




Having obtained planning approval for some modifications to the Cellar Door, work has commenced on clearing sightlines for the vehicular entry and excavation for the additional building works including a wine storage area. Building approvals for those works has to be obtained and the Builder has to fit them into his schedule. Progress on the building works will be reported […]

Cellar Door Progress


Over on the northern side of our future cellar door there was more tidying up, weeding, pruning of the bay tree and rosemary bush, mulching the soil, planting herbs (parsley,sage, mint, oregano, basil, chives, etc.) topped off with cypress wood chips.

Future Cellar Door Herb Gardens