Myself and my partner have two boys, 14 and 8 years old. We live in the beautiful Andalusian countryside, 30 mins from Malaga city. We are surrounded by lovely mountains, great nature walks, lots of outdoor activities and a gorgeous pool. Our Finca is located in the heart of the countryside, in a peaceful location, but conveniently close to Pizarra and Alora, two typical Andalusian towns. There is a direct train from our village into Malaga, that also connects to the airport and the beach. We are located in the Gualdahorce valley, which is a gorgeous fertile agricultural area, mostly producing ecological citric fruit. We have spent the last 6 years renovating our house and property, building a small eco tourism business. We work the land completely organically, Eros also makes micro organisms to enrich the soil. We have a lovely vegetable garden and an interesting variety of other plants,from super foods like Moringa to our latest project which is growing and selling plants to help with erosion.
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DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
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Our household is tri-lingual - Spanish, Italian, English! These languages are spoken all day long within the family. Our local area retains a huge amount of its Andalusian traditions.
There is always a variety of help that we love having at our property, like help with the vegetable garden and land generally,DIY and general maintanance and help in the house. Right now we are especially looking for people who could help teaching our two boys 14 and 8 year olds. we have decided to home school them for the moment because of the present situation and regulations in schools with regard to Coronavirus, so we are looking for someone who can tutor them in maths, English reading and writing and or Spanish reading and writing. We very much want their learning to be inspired and practical, so would love to do project based learning with them, incorporating maths, writing, etc into projects. It would also be great to teach them how to use computers as a tool, not just for gaming ha ha! And any fun games, sports and creative activities too!
Our property Los Almeces is a truly beautiful place to come and enjoy in nature. We love cooking, especially Eros the Italian, many of our meals are prepared using ingredients from our land and or local organic produce. we also have two dogs, a cat and 10 chickens.
Looking forward to hearing from you!
All the best, Silvia
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We have two possibilities. One is a beautiful yurt with a comfortable double bed, furniture and outdoor eco bathroom and private area. The other possibility is a traditional Rice horse trailer, converted into a gorgeous small double bedroom. This also has its own eco bathroom and private area sorrounding it. Regarding food, we will find the best option for all of us. there is a possibility of comunal coooking and/or workaway private cooking area. This can be discussed when you apply.
We are potentially looking for two people, so if you are a couple interested that could work well.
There is plenty to do in ones spare time, Malaga is a lovely city and very easy to get to from here using local transport. There is also world class climbing just 30 mins up the road at el Chorro. There are lovely mountain hikes all around the area and there is also our property Los Almeces which is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy nature, depending on the time of year there is a gorgeous swimming pool and pool bar to enjoy too!
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host can provide space for campervans.
More than two
5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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