Help with my small project on house and garden with beautiful view of Serra de Estrella

  • Portugal
  • Bisher 350 mal gespeichert
  • Letzte Aktivität: 19 März 2023



 Geforderte Mindest-Aufenthaltsdauer:  mindestens 1 Woche



  • Beschreibung


    Hello I'm Rachel,

    I'm looking for specific skills right now! Can you help?

    I've been out of action for a few months so my garden is in need of lots of attention. Clearing, weeding, tidying and preparing for planting in the early spring. Also some household maintenance skills would be valuable too.

    I can offer a simple but comfortable basement apartment with campling stove cooking facilities plus use of oven upstairs.

    In exchange for 3 or 4 hours work 5 or 6 days a week, I would provide the ingredients for meals but would welcome getting together for shared meals once or twice a week too. These arrangements are open to discussion so we can find an arrangement that works for us all.

    Please message me if you think you might like to do an exchange.

    General information

    I have a garden, NOT lots of land but do have several olive and fruit trees and grow as many vegetables as I can make space for. My house needs some attention to upkeep and make small improvements and my garden is always needing care and attention. I enjoy having visitors and so do my dog Bety and cat, Bubu who are both friendly and chilled.

    My daughter and my grandson live nearby and I help them too on their quinta sometimes. I moved here about 4 years ago and I love living here. It is a fabulous location facing the mountains of Serra da Estrela national park. Apart from the main house there is a cabin that can sleep a single person or a couple. I am on the edge of a village and 5 minutes drive from the nearest town Seia. I hope my visitors can feel at home here and work with me on my projects. There are often events going on locally which we can enjoy.

    I consider myself to be environmentally friendly and aim to live in harmony with nature where possible. This includes growing as much as I can so that I can eat fresh, pesticide free and very local produce. I'm mindful about consumption and hope my guests are too.

    I enjoy cooking tasty meals for visitors and it's great if visitors share this along with the clearing up process!. I would provide meals or the ingredients for 3 meals a day (if preferred). I tend to buy and eat wholefoods and where possible, organic along with my own produce.

    In terms of working I require visitors to work either 4 hours 6 days a week, or 5 hours 5 days a week. So the average day is 2 or 3 hours of work in the morning with a short snack break in between. After lunch a further 2 or 3 hours. I am open to some flexibility and for those that prefer to work fewer hours, then we can discuss an arrangement whereby I provide a proportion of the meals.

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Betreuung von Tieren
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten
  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Visitors would be living in a Portuguese village so they would be experiencing the culture of this part of Portugal. It is a good opportunity to learn some Portuguese too. You could learn with me about gardening and fruit and vegetable preserving. Also how to cook tasty, healthy, nutritious and wholesome meals, cakes and snacks.

  • 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


    I would like help with gardening and house improvements. My garden has a variety of shrubs and flower beds plus fruit and nut trees, including olives and vegetables. When the fruit and vegetables are ready then I might need help with preserving. Some animal care might be needed.

  • Sprachen

    Gesprochene Sprachen
    Englisch: Fließend
    Portugiesisch: Gute Kenntnisse

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  • Unterkunft


    I can offer workawayers a cabin that is separate from the main house. It can sleep a single person or a couple. It is a small open plan living space with its own bathroom area, including a shower. In front of the cabin there is a small patio facing the mountains. The garden can be enjoyed by workawayers. There is room for flexibility with food which might be eating together, sharing the cooking or if you prefer it you can cater for yourself with the food that is provided. (Alcohol is not generally provided so please expect to purchase your own if desired).

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    The main attraction here is the national par which is great for hiking as well as swimming in the refreshing and stunning river beaches. Some historical sights like Roman ruins. Mountain towns and villages. Seia is very close. I would happily negotiate transportation to places.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen

    Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen

    Dieser Gastgeber nimmt gern Digital Nomads bei sich auf.

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal


  • ...


    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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