Family cottage help with garden and chickens in the mountain wilds of West Cork, Ireland

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Ireland

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  • last activity

    Last activity

    05/01/2022

 
  2022 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    Welcome to our little slice of paradise, tucked away in the mountain wilds of West Cork, 8km from beautiful Bantry. We’re a friendly international young family renovating an old Irish cottage in the forest. We’re surrounded by streams, woodland walks, and magical mossy faerie land.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We have great insight into the best hiking & beaches around West Cork. We get out every weekend and will bring you for a hike, to the Bantry market on Fridays, and to our favourite local pubs & restaurants. We’re not terrible chefs and love cooking too!

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    We’d like to welcome some extras hands to help put up a new greenhouse, help with watering, feeding chickens & cleaning the coop, painting, live willow fencing, deer fencing, planting trees, planting, cutting grass & hedges, some cooking and odd chores around the place.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You’ll have full privacy in your own mobile home, away from the main house. Full bathroom (compost toilet), shower, lovely outdoor bathtub, kitchen with fridge, etc.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We drive to Bantry once per day and Cork City three times per week and can give lifts. Hitchhiking is popular in our valley too & buses connect from Bantry & Dunmanway to Cork & Kerry.

  • 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: 535267688996