In 2018 we started the restoration of the stables to make an eight bay studio. The work has been carried out by Gianni Gazzotti and his team. Their attention to detail and quality of work has created a space with a special ambience. Gianni usually works on far grander buildings, churches and palaces, galleries and their frescos, so we count ourselves fortunate that he seems just as excited by our humble cow shed.
These images show the before and after of the stables. The mangers have been made from the wide planks from a single oak trunk been converted into seats in each stall, with a lid for storage. Now this space is equipped for eight artists to work, with their own window and a 2.5 by 2.4 meter stall.