Help renovate an old Japanese Farmhouse in Hyogo, near Himeji, Japan

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  • Last activity: 06/02/2023




  • Description


    My name is Mark. I am offering the opportunity to work on rebuilding and decorating a beautiful 100 year old Japanese Farmhouse (Kominka). Be instrumental in helping renovate and make available a unique piece of Japanese history. It is a on a trainline with access to Himeji (35mins), Kobe, Osaka, Kyoto and Nara. I need build with roofing skills and also installing a wet room for the Spa Bath....I need someone who has installed Solar Water Heating systems for a roof in an open system without assisted heating. I can't offer food or help with the groceries.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Art Projects
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

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  • Help


    The work will be general renovation work: Painting, building and decorating. Working in the garden and being creative.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Japanese: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Have access to an old Japanese Farmhouse. There are a number of bedrooms. There a basic cooking and washing facilities

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are beautiful places to visit near by, plus you will be in a authentic Japanese village. There are numerous restaurants nearby.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum - 3 hours a day

Host ref number: 113776968153

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