"Hey, let's make that cabin from an old factory structure, okay?"
It wasn't difficult to talk future owners into a concept that crossed our minds while having a third beer in our favorite restaurant, and the answer was clear as day. They said "Yes!" And so the search for a structure, which would meet our requirements of size and shape, began. After a few weeks, a suitable structure appeared in the garden, which is also the future building plot, from which we could build the cottage.
So far, it looks like a pile of scrap iron, but that will change soon. We will have the structure measuring 15 x 6 meters repaired and painted turquoise. Then we will install it on a newly built concrete foundation. Prefabricated panels will be layed on the roof and the perimeter walls will be glazed. This will create a large, open living space, where two bedroom boxes will be added in order to provide privacy for the inhabitants of the cabin. The boxes can be climbed, so the upper area serves as beds for guests, especially for friends or for grandparents coming to look after the kiddo. In front of the glass surface, we are adding a net for vine plants ensuring that the interior doesn't turn into a greenhouse in the summer.
The center of the living space will be a kitchen with living room, where the owners can enjoy great view and sunshine. Martina will read a book by the window, drink coffee and watch Mára and Josefína pottering around in the garden. But only if Mára won't be just composing the greatest musical pieces in the nearby caravan that should remain in the garden even after the cabin is completed.
The garden will be low-maintenance, while providing enough space for evening campfire and other typical activities that can be performed under the open sky above Křivoklát. Well, we are looking forward to the housewarming party!
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