Rural Farmhouse near Carcaixent, Valencia

Country

Spain

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  • last activity

    Last activity

    04/08/2021

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    within 12 days

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  • Description

    Description

    Couple Greg & Ellie recently moved from South England to take on an orchard and farm house in the heart of the Valencia region. Our finca has been recently renovated and we now at the stage of decorating the ground floor. Bedrooms and bathrooms all done!

    We are 2 km from the nearest railway station. Valencia 40 minutes and very easy via the train. It's a short drive to the mountain area with some testing walks and great views. There and plenty of beaches within a 30 minute drive and many places of interest nearby. We have a couple of bikes and it's very quick to get into the local town for bars and shops.

    This is a normal 'Workaway' opportunity exchanging up to 25 hours per week for full use of the accommodation, pool, food and drink.

    If it is not too hot, there is some work outside such as weeding, pruning, mulching and some painting of walls. Inside we have plenty of repair jobs, decorating, furnishing, cleaning etc. Big priority for us is improving our Spanish. It is important for us that you enjoy your stay with us, so we are very flexible with the projects and hours worked.

    Workawayers do not need any specific skills but must be fit, healthy and willing to learn new things. We do expect good hygiene and tidiness and rest assured that all work must be safe with protective equipment as necessary. We like people who are relaxed and have an open-minded attitude. However, for general health reasons we do not accept smokers or drug users.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Teaching
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learn a little about citrus farming and local town life in the Valencia region. Visit older cities such as Xativa, Alzira and Valencia with their historic roots. Relax and enjoy the tranquility of the area. Take occasional trips to mountains or the coastal towns such as Cullera, Tavernes & Gandia with their spectacular beaches.

  • Help

    Help

    Help in the orange grove picking fruit, clearing leaves, weeding, pruning etc. Indoor help is mainly cleaning, minor repairs, decorating and help with furnishings

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Hungarian: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    I am qualified to teach English (CELTA) to non-native English learners

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Private double bedrooms. Two with integrated bathrooms, three other bedrooms with shared bathroom. Shared use of kitchen, dining room, lounge, terraces etc.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Happy to share trips to local tourist spots occasionally

  • 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

    Fully fenced property .. good for dogs

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 571516519556