Help to restore an ancient Knights Templar residence or help with a digital project 1 h from Lisbon, Portugal

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  • Description

    Description

    ALSO LOOKING FOR HELPERS WITH SKILLS FOR A WEB DESIGN PROJECT TO HELP WITH OUR WEBSITE. AVAILABILITY FEBRUARY & MARCH

    My name is Inês I own a Quinta in Freiria in the family for several generations. Ancient texts state that the village was founded by friars knight , most likely Templars. The manor house was their residence .
    It is located in Freiria ( Sobral de Monte Agraço) –a nice, small and friendly village in vineyards region north Lisbon, at 40m from Lisbon International Airport and only 1h from Lisbon city.
    We are in the country side in a place free of virus and in a area that have few cases of infection
    Help for
    . Clean and care of the gardens. Paint house. Simple restoration work of the building. etc Knowledge is not required, it is simple work, clean in the house tidy, etc.
    Besides work, that is mostly outside, we ask you to participate in minimum house keeping (dish-washing, tidying..
    30 km from Lisbon and 40 m from fantastic beaches
    I offer accommodation in a private Large room
    with private bathroom -3 meals per day - for 5 hours dally, 5 days per week
    The meals are not cooked here at home, we Have a restaurant and consist of soup, main dish of fish or meat, rice, pasta potato dough. I provide fruits, salads, running milk, coffee or tea, Jam, oats. Other things you want, you have to buy it
    Sometimes you have to cook your meals
    The whole house is large and allows us to keep the sanitary and necessary rules during the pandemic
    Are you inspiring to help?
    W hat are your plans and availability? When? For how long?
    Minimum staying 2 weeks
    From February 2021, we asked volunteers to help create an organic vegetable garden.
    the kind of help we need changes with the season
    to volunteers traveling in caravans we provide energy and water. Easy and safe park.
    Couples are must welcome
    Please see in my profile the reviews
    Thanks
    Stay safe & happy
    Inês

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • 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

    in addition to sharing the fantastic history of the Knights Templar and their influence on the creation of Portugal as the oldest European nation, and lead them to visit monuments , I am very happy to share ancient recipes to preserve fruits and vegetables and make liqueurs with organic fruits and vegetables.

  • Help

    Help

    Help to restore and maintain the old house
    Help to restore a beautiful abandoned garden
    The help will be will be mostly cleaning, painting. - repairs, painting walls and windows, etc.
    No need for expert help, but we also would welcome carpenters handymen masons, gardens
    If you have a skill let us know , but you don't need any special skills to joint us.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    4 Private room in the family house .
    Tv , wf
    Workwayers will share with the family the kitchen

    We ask for 5 hours of daily help, 5 days a week in a schedule to decide. It's up to you to chose what to do the rest of the day

    We offers
    Accommodation - meals
    Some time the Workwayers have to prepare there one meals
    The necessary products to clean the rooms and bathroom
    If you want to eat luxury food or drink you can but please be aware to have to buy it yourself.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You'll be in a calm rural environment where you can enjoy nature, go on bike rides and explore the area as well as the city near us
    People should have:

    - Responsibility and respect for people, animals and nature ( no drugs, no alcohol. Smoking only outside the house
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    - Persistence, communication skills and a positive way of thinking....
    - No trouble with temporarily having less luxury and no fear of making their hands/clothes dirty (country life)
    - -Don't mind being oriented by a woman

  • 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 host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    parquiking is not a problem

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum -5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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