A new life in Belize

New pad 1

The front of the house faces due east to catch the sunrise

The front of the house faces due east to catch the sunrise

The house floor is 3 feet above the ground which is a further 3 feet above the high tide mark , the apex of the roof is 31 feet above sea level. The house is a squashed hexagon , with a concrete roof.

The down stairs living room

The down stairs living room

We used 24 x 24 inch porcelain tiles , the ceiling is  1 inch hardwood boards and is a work of art in it’s own right. The windows are louvered to allow maximum air flow , with noseeum screen to keep critters out.

The kitchen

The kitchen

Open plan living to provide the cooling breeze , two high level windows provide an escape root for any hot air.

Bed room

Bed room

The bed is 9 feet wide and 6 feet long and is made of stone , the wall has a TV that swivels from the bed to the living room.


5 responses

  1. Lou

    No wonder you’re smiling Newton! Well congratulations your place is the dogs b****cks!!! Breathtaking views, and a sneaky pool table! Not quite the modest abode you first set out to have….here’s me thinking you were going to be skimming it, you’re living like royalty! Good for you both…missing you both terribly so happy for you both xxx

    April 13, 2012 at 9:33 pm

    • Lou , surely you guy’s need a holiday from all the LEGAL EAGLES circling you all day , there is a hammock with your name on it 🙂

      April 14, 2012 at 2:40 pm

  2. shimmy

    HI dav and H your pad looks very posh well done you takeing any bookings any dates not fuss if i cannot get hols i put a sick note in ok all best shimmy.

    April 18, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    • Have a word with Kuldip i’m sure he’ll give you a month off with pay 🙂

      April 18, 2012 at 11:51 pm

  3. The Boss

    Alternatively you could have a word with me!
    I am still your boss after all Shimmy.

    As for the house Dave – Good Job it’s absolutely fab!

    Here’s a photo of our Easter Trip to South Africa

    Hope it comes out and you can spot my new friend!!!!!

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    May 3, 2012 at 7:40 pm

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