Help with garden and small tasks in the countryside of Les Useres, Spain

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a retired couple who need help with some tasks.
    We live in a house in the countryside in the interior castellon at 450m high.
    The tasks would consist of the maintenance of the garden such as conceiving drip irrigation, cleaning, pruning, planting, watering, and small works, helping to maintain the house(s), and taking care of the house in our absence if possible. .

    Instead, we offer room and board to all those interested.
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    Somos una pareja jubilados que precisan de ayuda en unas tareas.
    Vivimos en una casa en el campo en el castellon interior a 450m de altura.
    La tareas consitirian en el mantimiento del jardin como concebir riego por goteo,limpieza, poda, plantar, regar, y pequeñas obras, ayudar al mantenimiento de la(s) casa(s), y cuidado de la casa en nuestra ausencia si es posible.

    En cambio, ofrecemos alojamiento y comida a todos aquellos interesados.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Elderly Companionship
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    She (Joaquina) is from Euskadi (Baztan) cooking and knows a lot. He speaks Spanish, French, English and Euskera (a little bit).
    The (pierre) is Frances, (former engineer has taught Informatica and marketing), he liked the carpentry of wood, electricity, masonry, and of course computer science.
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    Ella (Joaquina) es de Euskadi (Baztan) cocina y sabe mucho. Habla idioma español, Frances, ingles y Euskera (un poquito).
    El (pierre) es Frances, ( ex ingeniero ha enseñado Informatica y marketing ), le gusto la carpinteria de madera, electricidad, albañileria, y por supuesto informatica.

  • Help

    Help

    Help in the house and garden
    DIY, reciprocal computer help and programming, wood carpentry (we are building a geodesic structure), masonry, electricity, help in the garden.
    field cleaning, pruning, painting etc.
    Water, prune trees and flowers.
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    Ayuda en la casa y jardin
    Bricolaje,ayuda reciproca informatica y programmation,capinteria de madera (estamos construyendo una estructura geodesica) ,albañileria,electricidad, ayuda en el huerto.
    limpieza campo,poda, pintar etc.
    Regar, podar les arboles y flores.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    English: Beginner

    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

    Accommodation

    We have an independent house with two beds, one double and one single, small kitchen, hot and cold water, small bathroom, laundry, Internet and television. also a third bed in a small separate room.
    We usually have breakfast, lunch and dinner together.
    The extra meals, especially, are in charge of the volunteers, we ask for participation such as setting the table, washing dishes or cleaning the house(s), also cooking if you know how.
    The tasks are numerous and various, we ask for initiatives, ideas, responsibility, they are 4 hours to 5 hours a day, 5 days a week from Monday to Friday, weekend breaks and holidays, but that is very flexible.
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    Tenemos una casa independiente con dos camas, una matrimonio y otra individual, pequeña cocina, agua fria y caliente,pequeño cuarto de baño, lavanderia, Internet y television. tambien una tercera cama en un pequeño cuarto independiente.
    Generalmente desayunamos , comemos y cenamos juntos.
    Las comidas extras, especial estan a carga de los voluntarios, rogamos participación como poner la mesa, fregar platos o limpiar la(s) casa(s), tambien cocinar si sabes.
    Las tareas son numerosas y varias, pedimos iniciativas, ideas, responsabilidad, son 4 horas a 5 horas al dìa 5 dias de la semana de lunes a viernes, descanso fin de semana y dias festivos pero eso es muy flexible.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our house is located on a plot of 1.5ha in nature at 450m high in the mountains in the province of Castellon (Valencian community). Surrounded by pines, carob trees, almond trees. Here, in the middle of nature, we enjoy a pleasant climate almost all year round.
    We are totally autonomous in water (well) and in electricity (solar energy).

    volunteers with a car or motorhome are accepted, we have space.
    If you are in a motorhome, except by prior agreement, we can make a room available to sleep.

    The nearest town is located 5km away with a dispensary, pharmacy, bars and shops, the beach is 35km away and the capital of the province (Castellon) is 40mn by car.
    There are several beautiful sites within a reasonable radius of our house - Sometimes we are happy to take volunteers on Sundays or Saturdays to visit towns or the region.

    The volunteers will stay in an independent house with electricity for electricity, hot and cold water, heating with a gas or wood stove, and a small refrigerator for our drinks in summer.
    We have a bedroom with a bed for a couple and a single bed in a small separate room.
    A small bathroom with shower, hot and cold water.
    We can also make a laundry available upon request.

    We do not accept smokers inside the house.

    We accept Serious, Healthy, Responsible, Cheerful, Dynamic people, especially with a lot of Initiatives and who like crafts, gardening, etc., and if they have a driver's license and possibly means of transport, they would be very welcome, but not essential.

    In our house there is always joy, smiles. We respect the independence of those who visit and help us.
    We are not demanding, but flexible and generous if they conform to a minimum of house rules.

    Sometimes, we can ask the volunteer(s) to take care of the house in our absence that does not exceed fifteen days (exceptionally more)

    About us:
    She (Joaquina) has made her entire professional career in the 5 * hospitality industry as a receptionist.

    He (Pierre) was a computer and marketing engineer, entrepreneur, radio amateur, with a very rich career... he has also been a 'veteran' pilgrim on the Caminos de Santiago and volunteer hospitalero in several pilgrim hostels in Spain.
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    Nuestra casa se encuentra en un terreno de 1,5ha en la naturaleza a 450m de altura en los montes en la provincia de Castellon ( comunidad Valenciana ).Rodeados de pinos, algarrobos, almendros. Aqui, en plena naturaleza disfrutamos de un clima agradable casi todo el año.
    Estamos totalmentos autonomos en agua (pozo) como en electricidad (energia solar) .

    los voluntarios con coche o autocaravana son aceptados, tenemos sitio.
    Si estan en autocaravana, salvo previo acuerdo, podemos poner a disposicion una habitacion para dormir.

    La localidad mas cercana esta situada a 5km con dispensario, farmacia, bares y tiendas , la playa a 35km y la capital de la provincia (Castellon) a 40mn en coche.
    Hay varios sitios preciosos en un radio razonable de nuestra casa - A veces, nosotros estamos encantados de llevar los voluntarios los domingos o sabados a visitar, pueblos o la region.

    Los voluntarios se alojarán en una casa independiente con electricidad para luz, agua fría y caliente, calefacción con estufa de gas o leña, un pequño frigorifico para nuestra bebida en verano.
    Tenemos un dormitorio con cama para pareja y en un pequeño cuarto séparado una cama individual.
    Un pequeño cuarto de baño con ducha, agua fria y caliente.
    Tambien podemos poner a disposition una lavanderia bajo pedido.

    No aceptamos fumadores dentro de la casa.

    Aceptamos personas Serias, Sanas,Responsables, Alegres, Dinámicas sobretodo con mucha Iniciativas y que le gustan las manualidades, jardineria etc.. y, si tiene carnet de conducir y eventualmente medio de transporte serià muy bienvenidos, pero no imprecindible.

    En nuestra casa siempre hay Alegria, sonrisas. Respetamos la independencia de los que nos visitan y nos ayudan.
    No somos exigentes, pero flexibles y generosos si se conforman a un minimum de reglas de la casa.

    A veces, podemos pedir a el/los voluntarios de cuidar la casa en nuestra ausencia que no supera quinze dias ( exepcionalmente mas )

    Sobre nosotros:
    Ella ( Joaquina ) ha hecho toda su carrera profesional en la hosteleria 5* como recepcionista.

    El (Pierre) fue ingeniero informatica y marketing, emprededor, radio aficionado, con una carrera muy rica... Tambien ha sido un peregrino 'veterano' en los caminos de Santiago y hospitalero voluntario en varias albergues de peregrinos en España.

  • 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

    Tenemos sitio, agua para acoger autocaravana.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Exceptionally under previous conditions. -------------------------------------------------------------- Exceptionalmente bajo condiciones previas.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours per day, 5 days per week. Flexible. Weekend rest and holidays

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