The life here is really lovely peaceful & relaxing with beautiful scenery. Spain

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    04/11/2020

 
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  • Description

    Description

    We have a small Almond & Olive Farm in the mountains of Andalusia close to the historic town of Vélez Rubio . We grown our own vegetables & have chicken, we also have 4 dogs so essential you are ok with them. Our home is a mixture of old and 1970’s and requires general maintenance and we need assistance with that and other projects. We do have a pool.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The life here is really lovely peaceful & relaxing with beautiful scenery.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    Our house was renovated about 15 years ago and could now do with some TLC like some redecoration and repairs , there are also some projects that we would like to develop and some building / maintenance skills would be useful. We need help with painting windows & doors, also rejas (window/door bars). Pruning our Almond & olive trees. We will need help later beginning of September to pick our almonds then end of November early December to pick our olives. We also need help painting the inside of our house.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We are happy to feed you with home cooked meals & have bedrooms within the main house. We can’t supply a photo of the bedrooms as we are just finishing off some repair works but there is a private bathroom.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are about 1.1/2 kilometres from the main town of Vélez Rubio with a smaller village about 8km away which has an historic castle in Vélez Blanco. There is also the national park at Maria which is about 15km away with lots of different walks. We are about an hour away from beaches at Mojacar & Aguilas. There are buses which go to the main big towns & trains run from Lorca which is about 1/2hour away.

  • 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

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



Host ref number: 388263148453