Learn about green power and eco farming, helping with home and garden maintenance in Alentejo, Portugal

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Portugal

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    Last activity

    21/11/2019

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 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    Retired , English and living in a beautiful , peaceful area of Alentejo . There are many attractions for visitors here. We are a short journey from the coast and there are many interesting aldeias to explore and enjoy. Numerous tracks for cycling or walking and a stunning lake minutes away from the house.I am looking for practical people who have building skill and paintings. Help with gardening also needed.Im interested in long term stay for the right people.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Art Projects

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The house has solar power and its own water system. This is an ideal opportunity to learn about green power ,water conservation, eco farming and some of the traditional skills still used by the local people. For helpers wanting an extended stay, learning portugese is an option.

  • Help

    Help

    Landscaping the garden and creating pathways and general maintenance such as weeding, cutting back shrubs and trees. The house is typical Alentejo and some rooms still need painting and minor repair to the walls. A new projects for this year will be to restore the chicken house and a make some raised beds for vegetables.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    A typical Alentejo house with many rooms. There are two double rooms and two single. Two shared bathrooms , living room and kitchen

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is a daily bus service from the village and a train station which takes just an hour to Faro.

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

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





Host ref number: 452141295744