Some help around our little finca home in the 'real' Andalusia between Córdoba and Sevilla, Spain

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Spain

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a Swiss/German couple +/-50 who recently "retired" to have a change of lifestyle, and most important, live on our little finca in Andalusia which we discovered 2 years ago, and where we have space for various animals (currently 2 dogs and 2 cats, 1 turkey, 4 chicken), growing veggies and fruit-trees, and hosting friends and family.
    We are quite laid back people and so is our place, however we do make an effort to keep our home look nice and tidy.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Language practice

  • 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

    Our house sits in the "real" Andalucia, and has nothing in common with the overloaded coastal/holidays areas and it gets very hot in summer. The small town where we usually go for shopping is called La Carlota. There are very few expats around and not many tourists. Thus, you will be able to practice Spanish with the nice and warmhearted people who live around here, if you wish and make an effort. People here are extremely friendly and open to anyone if you speak Spanish. Lot's of nature right in front of our home and many historical sites and cities to discover are close-by: Sevilla, Carmona, Ecija, Córdoba, Málaga, Granada...

  • Help

    Help

    Our house is surrounded by around 400 orange trees, sitting on approx. 10000 m2 of land, the privacy and tranquility is extraordinary. Nevertheless, it is not a remote or isolated place. Shopping is only 10 minutes away by car (or even in walking distance for basic needs in the adjacent pueblo). If you do not have your own means of transportation, there is a bus running about 3-5 times a day to the small village nearby, where you can catch a bus to Córdoba or you can join us by car when we go do our shopping.
    Depending on the season, we would need help with planting, pruning, watering, chopping wood, painting, window cleaning, weed cutting, general maintenance, and, and, and.... Should you be technically apt there would be plenty of smaller construction-refurbishing tasks that could be discussed, depending on your skills. We have also started to create a veggie-garden and eventually plant more things and adopt more animals.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate
    French: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    Please contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Private rustic accommodation in a separate building (approx. 60m2) next to our house with its own small kitchen with coffee maker, fridge-freezer, and stove, no A/C nor heating, in a very original setting. The bathroom is not in the same building and you have to walk about 25 meters to the pool bathroom with limited hot water.

    We do provide coffee, tee, and food for your breakfast if you wish, however you will prepare your meals yourself and to your own timing. You are also more than welcome to join us for dinner once or twice a week.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is plenty around such as the history-filled cities Sevilla, Carmona, Ecija, Córdoba, Málaga, Granada..., all are within 30 minutes to 2 hours’ drive. If you prefer countryside to sightseeing, other activities could be walking, biking, hiking, horseback-riding, padel, river-tours on the Guadalquivir, or climbing the Camenito del Rey.... or just read a book and enjoy :-)

  • 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.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    15 hours/p.p. a week

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