Help us renovate our house and garden. in Galicia, Spain

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a friendly Aussie (female) couple looking for people who help us to build our dream. We bought a 17th century house in a small hamlet outside Ferreira de Panto in Lugo province. We have a cat and a small dog. Our house, will operate as a B&B, and retreat house for artists/writers/cand Camino pilgrims who have finished the Camino Invierno route. We will also work a small-holding that will provide fresh, organic vegetables, fruit and eggs for our guests.

    We would love to have some fun people come to stay, and give us a hand to get our lovely old house up and running. The worker's room is big, comfy and nicely furnished. There's a private sitting area to chill in, as well as a lovely garden terrace. There is a private bathroom upstairs,and there's free wifi. The surrounding area is scenic, historic and handy for transport/travelling around. There's a 12th Century Monastery and a small vineyard next-door.

    There are lots of local recreational activities and wonderful places to visit. Our village has an outdoor swimming pool, open during July/August, and a lovely river beach is only 10 mins drive away. There's parking for a car/van, and if anyone wants to pitch a tent we are happy for them to do so.

    The house is only 15 mins drive from Montfort de Lemos. The local village is only a 5 minute walk, and it has all amienities such as banks, pharmacies, shops, cafes, mini-markets and a library.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Help in the house
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Both degree-level English teachers. Happy to give free English lessons. Five-star chef happy to give cooking/baking lessons.

  • Help

    Help

    There's Lots of gardening, landscaping and maintenance work to be done. Mostly outside work. Need help with a major post-building-project clean up and unpacking crates indoors. We are offering bed and board to singles or couples who have skills/tools and want to live in a beautiful Galician village for a week or so. Carpentry/landscaping/gardening/painting/plumbing/electrical/tiling/building chicken run and shed/fencing.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, French, very basic Spanish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    1 room (Queen bed) full board (happy to cater to dietary requirements - veggie/vegan1

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Walking, swimming in rivers, 1.5 hours to the Atlantic coast. Area of historical significance.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week






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