We live here all the year and expecially during the summer seasons sometimes we host international travellers. We have furthermore many other friends also during the spring and autum like painter , writer , generally speaking artist that can stay here a few days like artist's residence. I'm a retired chemical engineer and my wife was a theatre actress now retired , and we love , music , antiques , garden ,animals , movie and generally speaking all kind of arts .
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
They will meet international travellers for week and local community every day and experience a life in very famous and old mansion in Toscana ,the hearth of Italy
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We are a single couple (with a son living in France) ,70 years old and we live in an important 17thCentury historical villa in Ttscana with a large garden and park 5km from lucca and 5 km Pisa.
During the summer season ( from May to October) we host sometimes a few travellers coming from variuos areas of the world (Usa .UK.Australia, SouthAfrica,Canada ,etc.etc.) Usually we rent 2 floors of the Villa on weekly basis from Saturday to Saturday for groups of 10 -14 like holiday home. So they are completely indipendent but sometime they ask for some assistance or for having breakfast or dinner or for organizing a birthday part with music and so on. In this case we use expert external resources for this kind of work and the guests pay them for their work.
So we are looking for people living with us interested in our language , in worlwide cultural exchange, giving helping in the house for cleaning and making the beds , in the garden , with the animals ( a dog, 1 cat , a few birds)2 , and in the cooking and so on.
So we are looking for one person or a couple interested in having a life experience in Toscana , preferably long.
The working hours are completely flexible and if you don't want to work for a few days to go for a ride or rest you can make up for the hours in the following days or on and Sundays.
We pay a minimum wage for hours worked ( at least 4 hours a day ).
This host offers a language exchange
I wish to improve my knowledge of languages I already speak.
The workwawayers will stay and sleeping in una large room with 1 double bed or a 1 single bed and with a common bathroom and a kitchen .We also buy food according to their requests. Sometimes we can all cook and eat together.
There is a public bus from the Villa to Pisa and Lucca every hour and if they have a driving licence can use our car or our cycles
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
We have a very good internet connection throughout the house and in the garden
There is a large parking area in the wood
we have here a very good 5-year-old male dog and therefore the other animals housed must also be good
5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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