Help with projects at Off-Grid Cave House in Southern Spain with plenty of time and space for yourself.

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Spain

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 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

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  • Description

    Description

    Newly reformed, off-grid cave house on a hill with enough land to be self sufficient. There is lots to do in the garden, essentially starting from scratch with raised beds for veggies, ground cover to hold a bank together, a huge terrace for flowers and shrubs, trees for fruit, shade and color and I will have a nice big greenhouse with solar powered underfloor heating. There is also potential for heavier, construction type work for steps, walls and possibly excavating/finishing further caves.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Help in the house
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The property is at 800m near a small town of about 1,500 on the Altiplano of Granada. It is a very interesting area that has been settled since early times with traces of ancient peoples around. There is a river and there are many good walks nearby and the area is beautiful and unspoilt. Very good dark skies for stargazing with no light pollution. The cities of Andalucia offer a great deal of cultural inspiration and are of great historical interest. I am thinking that one of the primary benefits to you is to have the opportunity to do your own thing, be it writing, painting, music or another creative outlet. I prefer to have someone who can tolerate their own company and is able to get on with their own things.

  • Help

    Help

    General help as necessary, particularly outside - vegetable gardening, landscaping with decorative plants, cultivating medicinal plants, some cleaning and maintenance. Possibility for heavier construction type projects. Also, more creative ones, such as making mosaics, stained glass windows, customizing or making furniture etc.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English (native), German (fluent), Spanish (intermediate)

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will have a really nice one bedroom cave apartment. There is a separate kitchen, living room, bedroom and bathroom. All has underfloor heating, so very comfortable in the winter and as it is a cave, also very comfortable in the summer. Your bedroom has a little tower skylight that lets light in and at the front you have your own private garden area. Solar powered with high speed internet. The living room has decent light if you require natural light for your own projects. You have your own kitchen, so you will be independent foodwise.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    I am a vegetarian and prefer a vegetarian work awaywer. I plan to put together an interesting collection of medicinal plants and fungi, so it would be an advantage if such things are of interest to you.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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

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