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We live off grid in a natural park, situated in the mountains but only 15 mins from the beach by car and 30 mins from Cartagena and 50 mins from Murcia capital and are 100% solar energy efficient. We share with 4 dogs, 2 cats and 2 hens, We ve been here for 10 years, and are northern European, I am Belgian and but lived 31 years fulltime in English. I am an artist, painter, and very creative, I love my garden, animals and I am vegetarian.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
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We speak Dutch/Flemish, some French, some Spanish and English of course, You can paint, bird watch, visit surrounding villages, port towns, nature walk, cycle, beach sports, local yoga, sample local cuisine, meditate, enjoy the silence and tranquillity and observe the clear starry skies, I m very happy to take you into town or to the beach if I m travelling that way.
I would like general help around the house. Cleaning and tidying, Help with gardening, such as weeding and digging, strimming , tidying stuff from ex-build projects in the yard and the garden and lifting things as I have a back issue, and etc but we are open to people´s abilities such as construction, building, general maintenance such as painting, the iron grills in front of the windows and wooden windows need rubbing down and painting, anyone able to help with technology is always helpful from time to time as well as sharing cooking duties once in a while if that is one of your passions.
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bedroom and use of bathroom, generally not shared unless we have another guest. You will have to make your own breakfast as we just have coffee, we usually have lunch together and we have a cooked dinner in the evening. We will come to arrangement how the kitchen facilities will be shared. There is a fast internet connection but with limited data, therefor we cannot download films or netflix or such as we have weak phone signal therefor best to use whatsapp.
Puerto the Mazarron has a bus station from where you can travel to various towns and places. Having your own car or renting one would make it easier for you to visit local beaches and areas of interest.
We are in a natural reserve with high fire risk, smoking is only permitted in one designated area due to forest fires.
We enjoy the quite life and nature and the tranquility.
It is an ideal place for those people who like to disconnect.
We are respectful of people s space and as this is our home that it is reciprocated. Although water is limited and gets brought in by lorry of course daily showers are permitted and we are happy to share the washing machine with mutual conferring not to waste water or energy. We will also have to discuss and teach you how to live with solar energy as there are certain guidelines.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host can provide space for campervans.
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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