I am British and my wife is Sicilian, Italian. We have a permaculture project on the go. Our land is 17 acres with a river and mountains. Near the Madonia national Park. Its in a valley and 5 minutes by car from the village of Lascari, 7 Minutes to the sea and 15 minutes from the town of Cefalu.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help with Computers/ Internet
We need general help with our land. Planting, weed clearance, building, picking and planting fruit (spring) and vegetables (mainly winter months) and olives (October/November), cooking ,general maintenance, cutting wood, constructing dry walls. swale digging, tree planting. Trail clearing. Help looking after a dog, cats ,gold fish and donkeys.
Winter Oct - March (Weather depending) : Guest House (if available) otherwise main house with us, both with heating and hot water.
Summer April - September (Weather depending) : Tents will be provided, outside showers with hot water and compost toilet.
Closet Village: Lascari
The historic town of Cefalu, with many shops, restaurants, pasticceria's, boulevard at the sea (Lungomare), terraces and its famous ice cream is 15 minutes drive (8 km).
From the house the large and quiet beach between Lascari and Campofelice is easy reached (10 minutes drive). Trips can be arranged.
The traveling time from the airport Punta Raisi in Palermo is 1 hour and 15 minutes by car. Also there is a train from the airport to Palermo Central Station, and to the train station of Lascari. From the Catania airport it is 2 hours and 30 minutes by car. Please be aware at the moment the Catania – Palermo motorway is closed (check before travelling). At both airports there is car rental available. Lascari has a railway station pick up can be booked upon request.
We respect nature, animals and each other.
No smoking is allowed in the Guest house or house.
Please respect the space as your own.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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