Beach life and helping out around our family home in scenic West Cork, Ireland

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Ireland

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    Last activity

    08/12/2021

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family of 4 Paul (Irish) Janne ( German) and our two young boys aged 1 & 4 who moved to this beautiful corner of world in 2019 from Switzerland. We have recently moved into our family home and would like to become hosts after having such positive experiences as workawayers in the past. We are situated right on the Wild Atlantic Way and the house is the perfect location for a beach living and to raise our kids. With spectacular views over the ocean and Inchydoney Beach (50 metres away) it is an ideal location for you to getaway in pure nature. We have bikes, surfboards, wetsuits, Stand up paddles and lots more to make your your stay unforgettable!

    We are currently undergoing a house renovation and really need Workaways with some handy construction skills to help out with the project.

    Unfortunately we don’t have Wi-Fi at this time during our renovation. However reception is good for 3&4G.

    If you wanted to go shopping or just visit the beautiful town of Clonakilty with its pubs, supermarkets, cafés and small local shops which is 4,5 km away.

    Nearest public transport is located in Clonakilty which we are happy to collect you from.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are both teachers and can assist with English language conversation. We also speak German and some Spanish. Were also happy to show you how to surf and SUP and take you on trips with the family.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    Our ideal Workaway is someone who is polite, friendly, fits seamlessly into our family life and can often see when help is needed independently as it arises.

    We would like our workaways to :

    We are currently undergoing a house renovation and really need Workaways with some handy construction skills to help out with the project.


    Help to prepare and clean living areas after meals and the end of the day.

    Help in the garden on a daily basis ( Work can be quite physical)

    Help to give the house a deep clean once a week.

    Help out with looking after our children when needed.

    Any other help or ideas on home improvements is encouraged.

    If your up for the challenge your welcome to join our family.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    We are both teachers with experience in teaching English in International Schools and are willing to help improve your level of English or German.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Own room in our rented accommodation while we undertake home renovation

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Use time off to explore the beautiful West Cork region on foot or on one of our bikes Spend as much time as possible in the ocean across the road from the house. Public transport is located in Clonakilty if you would like to explore further at the weekends.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Monday - Friday maximum 5 hours per day

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Host ref number: 671276292928