Canyon Cabin near completion

Its taken many months longer than we’d expected — yet our Canyon Cabin (started for Jill’s visit) is near complete.

 

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Jaffa is always nearby and watches progress — sadly, he’s never really able to help!

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With the pecan tree bare, it allows Winter sunshine to hit to roof keeping the cabin warm as the sun sets. The Paw Paw thrives nearby too. We’ve used over-sized timber and where close to the ground, galvanised steel posts to keep it strong, steady, and durable.

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Volia! Decks done and move-in ready…. it took some convincing to get Nick to move into the Canyon Cabin — he really feels Forest Lodge is “home” so we use the Canyon for sleeping. Canyon Cabin has a magical outlook over a canyon with near 70 meter (210 feet) drop to the floor below — and at the same time, a view of the Black Mountain ridge and peak which rises near 50 meters (160 feet) above. Its is simple phenomenal to wake up to the majestic pink/gold sunshine warming the hillside — all the while thousands of wild birds sing a welcome to another day. It truly is a slice of paradise!

 

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