Sooner or later we had to do it: Building our own house in the Dominican Republic!
After an intensive search we found this 2000 m2-lot in Abreu. A great place, centrally located and with lots of different plants.
May 1998: A first look from the road.
November 1998: Ready for the foundation. Left in front and in the back the bedrooms, in between the bathroom. To the right kitchen and living room.
Building a house - dominican style!
This truck was only supposed to bring gravel. It took some hours to get him out of there. The lime-tree on the left did not survive the accident.
Dezember 1998: After about 3 weeks.
April 1999: Ready to move in!
August 2000: A little more color
The premises from the above (black line).
Living room ...
... and dining-table. Left access to bathroom and bedrooms. Right the terrace.
View from living room into the kitchen.
One of the two bedrooms.
Finally: The bathroom.
Summer 2001: The new wall along the street.