Alternative house and garden project in the north of Erfurt, Germany



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    We are a small community of 3 adults and 3 kids in the age of 7-12, open for more people who want to live in community. We live in a big 200 years old clay house in a small village in beautiful landscape with a big wild garden and small forest. The village is placed near Erfurt. in the village there is a castle, an alternative community with a free primary school and the national park begins from here.
    We eat mostly organic food without sugar, only sometimes good meat and fish.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Experience with childreen, learning or deepening german language, enjoying the beautiful nature, experience and knowledge in building, exchange of life and travel experiences

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    Restaurating the house including claywork and woodwork, gardening, playing and taking care of the children sometimes, household, cooking, making fire wood, building stuff

    Together with the kids we would like to build a tree house and something like a yurt.

    You should be a tidy, balanced and patient person.

    Mostly we eat together and take turns in cooking.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We have guest roms in the house and guest beds (also in the garden) where it is possible to sleep for you and you can use all community rooms as well. It is possible to camp with a tent.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In your free time you could go hiking, biking, swimming in the lake, walking in the nature, mountaineering,... You arrive to Erfurt, Weimar and other places with buses and train. There are nice forests around and a castle in the village. There`s also a community in the village that organise lot`s of seminars, meetings and festivals.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    max. 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 166282891771