Help us with gardening daily life in a stunning historic farmhouse in Bristol, Uk

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 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    We live in a stunning historic farmhouse in Bristol, Uk. We would like help with gardening and other tasks such as cleaning and DIY, decorating etc.
    we have a big and beautiful garden and a small woodland and we are a family with teenagers. We would welcome one or two people and we pay the minimum wage in order to comply with uk law following brexit . Please ensure that you have the appropriate work Visa if required. Our house is in a beautiful nature reserve but it is also very close to a cycle track , main roads, shops , railway etc . We are a very friendly family and easy going.
    We would be happy to have short stays but prefer longer - even a few months would be fabulous.
    Depending on number of people who are here we have several different rooms (big or small depending on Nimber of people here! And we have glamping too ) and then there is communal kitchen and bathroom facilities. Please don’t come if you’re afraid of insects and animals because this is an old house and in a nature reserve. Depending on the time of year and the number of people we have we can certainly offer more places but this would be on the basis of camping type accommodation. We aim to make everybody very comfortable and hope that we can be the best hosts possible. In return we really do hope that our work away guests will use their initiative and have a good working attitude. Having had many work away guests already, we are very well aware of those who are happy and enjoying the experience and those who really just ‘swing the lead’. Our intention is that this is a very positive and mutual exchange where we are all benefiting and we are keen to welcome anybody who fits the bill.
    Please note that we charge for Accomodation depending on where you will be staying exactly but this may be partially offset from your wages. Thankyou

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You would learn a lot about English heritage and our culture as we live in an old house which is very popular with local people. We raise money for charities by selling a few plants and we are a family with a wide range of interests and experiences.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help

    Help

    We would welcome help with gardening and other outdoor tasks such as mowing and weeding but we are also happy if you like to cook or do other tasks around the home such as cleaning and decorating or DIY. We can provide tasks to suit your preferences as there is all sorts to do.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Italian: Fluent
    French: Beginner
    Swahili (Kiswahili): Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You can have a private bedroom very comfortable with a shared bathroom and kitchen - room for two or more people. We can provide food and either we will cook or you can cook if you like,
    If all bedrooms are full we do have a spare bed for temporary use so nobody will ever be uncomfortable.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You can explore Bristol or London which are easy to get to or you can use our bicycles to go for cycle rides along the track - the famous city of Bath is also nearby

    We should say that security and safety is very important to us. We have cctv all around and we lock the house up at nighttime . we would not want our guests coming home very late at night or bringing other people home. We would ask that you keep all areas you use clean and tidy and that you wash up after dinner please. One daily aspect of work would be to keep the kitchen clean and tidy ! / that’s a challenge 🤣 ,

    We have bicycles you can use in your free time and the bus stops are very close / it is easy to go to the city center.

  • 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

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    4 hours a day, 5 days a week

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