Come help around the house and grounds and live in beautiful Austria on an 300 years old farmsted



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    Hi, my name is Cornelia, i am from Gemany and live part-time in Austria where my parents, who are 92 and 96, have a 300 year old farm house. They have someone taking care of them all the time who lives with us.
    We have 30 hecare ground, mostly woodland/forest. The house lies quite remote, the next village is 3 kilomters away and it is very small.
    The water in the wooden house comes from our own source, we have our own biological purification plant, solar panels, and a garden where we grow vegetables and a little greenhouse. And the is also a sauna.
    We have two little ponds which provide us with fish...but we have the feeling the fish all moved out :)
    But now there are more frogs, which is also nice. But we havent tried to eat them so far :)

    We are very keen on natural forestry, which means we try to keep our woods as sustainable as possible.
    It is a very quiet and beautiful place but you should take it in consideration that it can get lonely.
    You can take a bike or the car if you are a experienced driver to get around.

    We are looking for someone who is fun and open minded, used to beeing outside and do physical work, at least 21 years old and able to work independent and reliable.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Help in the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    -i will try to spent time with you and talk to you in german, so you can learn the language ( but i am also able to talk english)
    - i am a business coach, so if you need help figuring out what you want from your career, i might be able to help you with that
    -you can acompany me to trips aound the area to get to know people and landscapes of austria and i will try to answer all the questions you have regarding the country and customs and experience rural austrian live

  • Help


    We need help from people who are familiar with outside work or carpentry or at least know how to use a hammer..
    so the work will be mostly physical.

    -help in the garden
    -help with reparing things aound the house and grounds, like fences,

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    german, english

  • Accommodation


    we have two rooms available, one room is for two people and the other one is for one person, bathroom is shared the kitchen will be also shared

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We eat very little meat, i am mostly vegetarian, so you should be fine with that. since my daughter eats mostly vegan, i am familiar with that and it should be fine if you want to cook vegan food for us. i am keen on trying new things!

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week

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