Help rescue our lovely old garden and buildings amongst wonderful countryside and rich cultural heritage in Stroud, UK

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  • Beschreibung

    Beschreibung

    Geoff and I (Rosemary) have lived here for nearly forty years bringing up our young family and restoring our big old house (1640 origins) and garden. We have interests varying from restoring old Volkswagens and a Willy's jeep, painting, sewing , history, craftwork. The garden continues to grow and house maintenance is never ending. We also have a wooded area in total 1.9 hectares. We now have grandchildren all living nearby and would like to spend more time with them. We live at the southern end of the Cotswolds, a beautiful part of England, for landscape, nature, history. We speak some French and German and some of the grandchildren are learning Spanish. We have a cat and two dogs on site plus chickens.

    I sing in a choir and am involved with a weekly local market selling local produce, sometimes from the garden.

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Sprachpraxis
    Unterrichten
    Gartenarbeiten
    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Babysitten und Kinderbetreuung
    Zubereiten / Kochen von Mahlzeiten für die Familie
    Hausarbeiten
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten
    Hilfe mit Computer /Internet

  • UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele
    Keine Armut
    Kein Hunger
    Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
    Hochwertige Bildung
    Geschlechtergleichstellung
    Sauberes Wasser und Sanitärversorgung
    Bezahlbare und saubere Energie
    Menschenwürdige Arbeit und Wirtschaftswachstum
    Industrie, Innovation und Infrastruktur
    Weniger Ungleichheiten
    Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
    Nachhaltige Konsum- und Produktionsmuster sicherstellen
    Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    Leben unter Wasser
    Leben an Land
    Frieden, Gerechtigkeit und starke Institutionen
    Partnerschaften zur Erreichung der Ziele
  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    We have had many years of hosting visitors from all parts of the world, mostly school age, as well as older working students here to immerse themselves in an English way of life.....even their parents at times. We encourage them to practise their language skills and to show them our wonderful countryside and rich cultural heritage. We've kept a visitors' book which is testimony to the fun we and our guests have experienced. Bristol, Bath, Gloucester and Cheltenham are all within about thirty miles (50km) radius..our house was built around 1640 so would interest students of history. We have a house full of books, paintings.

  • Projekte mit Kindern

    Projekte mit Kindern

    Dieses Projekt schließt möglicherweise den Umgang mit Kindern ein. Mehr Informationen findest du in unseren Verhaltensregeln und Tipps hier.

  • Arbeit

    Arbeit

    We need help in various areas, from keeping the place in running order, cleaning, repairing, updating, some woodwork, painting, building. In the garden cutting/trimming of hedges, shrubs, weeding, pruning, planting, harvesting, lawn mowing and woodland maintenance including clearance, logging, replanting. Rebuilding of drystone walls typical of the area, making garden pathways and edges safe. We also preserve garden produce. Being enthusiastic and ready and willing to join in with whatever is required at the time, possibly to share/practise languages.
    Our house is currently for sale which involved a lot of cleaning and sorting in an effort to downsize our belongings.

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Deutsch: Gute Kenntnisse
    Französisch: Gute Kenntnisse

  • Unterkunft

    Unterkunft

    Accommodation is on the second/ top floor, possibility for two or three to share. Two rooms are spacious although low ceilings.all bedding and towels are included. Mealtimes are generally taken together downstairs in the kitchen. Breakfast usually consists of cereals and toast, a light lunch and dinner in the evening. We have a varied diet, including plenty of vegetables , whatever is available from the garden. We have catered for all kinds of dietary needs in the past but it helps to be warned of any dislikes or allergies beforehand! We've enjoyed exchanging recipes with our visitors, as well as taking turns/helping with preparation and clearing up. We have a piano, television and Internet which works but with room for improvement.. We have space to play tennis, badminton and ball games.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    Our house is a mile from the nearest town accessed by a busy main road although no public transport . Wonderful walking area. Nailsworth is a small town with everything! Butchers, bakers, hardware, delicatessen, clothes, shoes, with friendly folk and lots of clubs, societies to cater for a variety of interests. From Nailsworth there is a good bus service every half hour most of the day to Gloucester, about an hour's wonderfully scenic ride on a double decker bus. Stroud, a thriving market town, centred on five valleys is five miles/about 8km also has a railway station, 2hours to London as well as swimming pool, cinema, clubs is on the same bus route. Depending on time and interest, l usually drive around the area to show the landscape and access places not served by public transport. Previous visitors have described our home as 'rambling,' 'quirky,'romantic,' 'a retreat,' 'cold'......( don't expect to walk around the house in t-shirts and shorts in midwinter and be as warm as in summer!)
    Please, no smokers..

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    mehr als zwei

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    Arbeitszeiten

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

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Gastgeber Ref-Nr.: 171743415197