Experience the real countryside of Chile

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Chile

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    19/10/2020

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello there! My name is Agustín, I am host and owner with my sister and her husband of a small bed and breakfast and farm near the Chile - Argentina border. The house is an historical building that used to be the Chilean Custom Office from 1700 to 1910. The place is beautifull, also very peaceful and quiet. We are settled in the Rio Colorado valley, 17 km from Los Andes. Also we are near some of the best vineyards of the Aconcagua Valey.
    We have a 5 hectares plantation of walnuts. Horses, chickens, cats and dogs are part of the farm.
    We mostly need help with maintance and gardening at the hostel. In the farm we mostly need help at our vegetable garden and feeding animals. While you are staying with us, you can stay/help at the farm and the hostel, depending where we need help and your skills.
    We would appreciate a lot pro-active, extroverted, funny and comunicative people that comes to help us with this wonderfull proyect and be part of our daily lives.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Hospitality/Tourism

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are an Chilean family who like to socialize and love to teach you about the Chilean culture and traditions. We love to cook typical chilean food and are very interested in other cultures. We will make you feel as comfortable as we can and welcome you to enjoy the chilean countryside way of life. Also we like to share experiences and know about different cultures. Of course, always witha good glass of wine!

  • Help

    Help

    We need help farming the wallnut trees, cuting wood for the chimeney, cleaning tasks like room, common spaces and kitchen. gardening the patios, landscaping, general construction. Cooking can be a very good skill also!

    Feeding aninmals, cleaning of common areas, work at the vegetable garden, landscaping and, if its on seasson, harvesting and picking walnuts. [we have 200 trees :) ]

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Portuguese: Intermediate

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will share a room depending on how many people its working with us, we have a very nice room with 1 bunk bed and nice view to the garden. We have a pool with natural water from the mountain, big common spaces, hamcocks and we are surrounded by high hills and mountains with a los of trekking routes.
    We provide food and sticking to the 36-hours working week.We are mostly vegetarians, but opened if anyone wants to cook their own meet.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our home is perfect if you are looking for a peaceful and quiet place. It takes 20 to arrive to the nearest town (Los Andes) and 1:30 hrs to Santiago.
    During your time off you can use our premises (pool table, swimming pool and all the common spaces in the house)
    In the summer months, the place is good for swimming, fishing, cycling, hiking, relaxing.
    In winter you have Portillo and El Arpa Ski Center if you are into Ski or Snowboarding you can have a lot of fun in your free days. Lots of nature around.
    We like to have a friendly win-win situation, and our workaways are supposed to have a good time here : )

  • 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

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5-6 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 694178356352