Helping to bring an old house and farm back to its former glory near Modena, Italy.

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  • Description

    Description

    We've been working on our own to bring this beautiful property back to its full glory, but could do with a few extra hands to help with pruning trees, cutting grass, putting up fences, making paths etc etc.

    We offer accommodation, fresh home cooked food. We are veggie so no meat or fish, but plenty of cheese, fresh bread, and the occasional takeaway pizza from a brilliant place we have found a few miles away.

    We have two female dogs who are both friendly. One is large, a rhodesian ridgeback, and the other a dalmatian.

    Help could also be needed with looking after the cats and dogs we have rescued and who live in pens outside.

    Non smokers only please and no residency applications. Only genuine willing hands.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Animal Care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Helping to bring an old house and farm back to its former glory.

  • Help

    Help

    Hands to clear land, dead trees etc to get it ready for organic farming.
    We urgently need a fully qualified arborist, or arboriculturist (tree surgeon), with climbing experience to cut some of the larger trees.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Intermediate

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have a king size room available in the house, or tents can be provided or bring your own if you prefer. There is plenty of hot water for showers etc. Meals will be provided, totally vegetarian or vegan if requested.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Modena is accessible by car, about 45 mins away from where its possible to get trains to Venice, Florence etc. As you would only be expected to work 5 out of 7 days per week we have no issue with dropping into Modena and collecting if want to explore on days off. There is also a local bus route into Castelorano and Sassuolo where its possible to get the train to Florence and other locations.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

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


Host ref number: 246244522226