Help us with some gardening and other projects in Orgiva, Spain

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Spain

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a married couple. I am Englsh my husband German. We mainly look after our olive trees but the garden /farm takes a lot of our time, We both are into music and art and have just joined a writing group too. The land is exquisitely beautiful but time consuming so we would like help so we can pursue our other interests. We have a lovely swimming pool which may be used when ever, We have 1 very friendly 6 year old German shepherd dog. one whippet and one rescue mongrel dog. We have 5 cats, 3 Maine coons. We have 3 chickens so also fresh eggs. We prefer couples as we will give you a little house with everything you need which is to share but a private room as well. We like you to cook for yourselves but we will invite you to eat with us or we can share a meal. We like you to be with us and independent. We ask you to work 3 hours per day 5 days a week, This is in your own time to be done when you want.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Gardening
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    They would live in a lovely little Spanish town which is full of traditions. Could learn Spanish but it is right to say that there are 70 plus languages registered at the local school. Origva is a vibrant town as as much as the Spanish keep their traditions the immigrants here have a strong community offering all sorts of past times from Yoga and kick boxing to rebirthing singing opera to blues, In fact just about every past time is available here.

  • Help

    Help

    We have a small non professional farm, Just under one hectares which is a lot of work for us. We would like helpers to: help with gardening. keeping the swimming pool clean and one maybe to cook for us sometimes. We have olive trees, almond trees. grapes, lemon trees, apricot tree, apple tree, pear tree, mulberry trees. orange and mandarines trees.( relatively young_ plum, kaki nisperas avocado trees and probably more. We need weeding, grass cutting. strimming, In exchange we would provide a small cortijo so the helper has some privacy but could share some meal times and cooking, Helpers are welcome to use the pool. We are 10 minutes walk away for the centre of this lovely little town Orgiva. We have dogs and cats and chickens and fresh eggs.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    2 double bedrooms Cortijo (House) with bathroom, living room and kitchen.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Horse riding. hiking just about everything is available here. are classes better to ask what is not available.

  • 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

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    dogs or cats that are easy with our dogs or cats. Would love to host a monkey! We are open to any pet!

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 3 hours a day, 5 days a week

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