Renovation of a 6 bed house and south facing garden by the sea in Hastings, UK


United Kingdom

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    Please note, we can only host you either in our current home Sunday to Thursday and the weekend youll stay in our renovation project home or you stay there full time. We need quite a few hands on deck to help with the renovation of our new family home. Any skill set will he greatly appreciated but especially for experienced carpentry, general building experience, electrician and landscaping and planting. It’ll be working with us and our builder Ed, and will be hard working but fun. We are happy to consider a small adhoc payments if we find some professional worker in this field who can help move this project along sufficiently.

    We love to have guests stay in our house so if you're passing through and would like to exchange 6-7 hours of work per day doing any of the following
    General building work
    Electrical work
    General cleaning
    Gardening / landscaping/ building rendering walls
    General cleaning

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    A free bedroom and personal space but opportunity to share your time with our small family and other Workaways and learn how we've set up our bnb business moving from London.

  • Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers a wage in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help


    General building and renovation of a gorgeous Victorian home with a large garden. We would like to build a wood fire oven, prepare space for a small attorney/aquaponics system/wood cabin/water saving system throughout the house/solar panels.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English/Cantonese/ Flemish

  • Accommodation


    In one of our lovely private bedrooms in our 7 bedroom, three storey home. And for the weekend in the project property as our home is rented out. Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided. Our property is listed with 5 star reviews and is a beautifully decorated eclectic home. We're very relaxed hosts and most important thing to us is good vibes, to do the best you can with bags of enthusiasm.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live 3 minutes by the sea, In Central St Leonards, Hastings, East Sussex. Lots of local places to visit. Nature walks, coffee shops, active fishing fleets in Hastings. It's a local community in an up and coming tourist town. Our daily lives consist around managing the properties and looking after our toddler who currently does 12 hours of nursery per week. On top of this, we are now undertaking an exciting new 6 bed project which we need help for. Any help on either will be great. Pretty relaxed lifestyle and we're east gojng to live with. We love to meet new people and learn new things. We're regular travellers all over the globe.

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    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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    6/7 hours per day. Weekend off.

Host ref number: 444947251437