Help me create some outdoor living spaces at my home on the edge of UNESCO Sierra Nieves, Andalucia, Spain

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  • Description

    Description

    Hola Workawayers! I live in Andalucia, 35 minutes from Malaga airport in the countryside approaching Sierra Nieves towards Casarabonela. I live with Reggie the dog, 4 chickens and Cat and my daughter who was passing through 4 months ago and is still with us!
    I am a very experienced, well travelled ex-London English teacher and would be happy to repay any help you give me with professional lessons, exam preparation etc. I also love cooking and we eat organically as much as possible.
    You will have a lovely bedroom with excellent wifi and desk space, your own bathroom and we have international TV that I am not precious about if you need a mother tongue TV fix for a few hours :)
    I also have a spare 125cc scooter here if you can give it a kickstart and get it going, yours to use.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    I can certainly help with English tuition. The C2 line train to Malaga only 10 mins from us so fabulous to explore, I really don't mind a few free taxi runs to the station.
    Alora is only a short drive away with the world famous Caminito Del Rey walk, I can get tickets for that too.
    Andalucia is beautiful, it's incredible how it changes through the seasons and the Sierra Nieves is where La Vuelta passes through - past our front door actually.
    I have a very good road bike here you can use too to explore those routes if that's an interest.
    There are some great walking routes directly from the house.

  • Help

    Help

    I am really looking for someone who knows a bit about building. I have a new gate to the property and land, and would like to build two walls each side, That's it really! I also have to plant my olive trees, although I'm fine getting muddy and doing that but it's just so much easier in two. The land needs some tidying up but it's not out of hand by any means.
    The chickens could do with a more stable roof - I have quite a lot of unused building materials so I would just appreciate some advice and ideas on how to complete the outdoor living spaces.
    Any other skills in trades would be super useful.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Italian Spanish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    I live in a 3 bed villa with swimming pool and large garden.
    You will have your own bedroom and bathroom - as above, and use of the house with us as one of the family.
    We cook and you would be included as much or as little as you want. If you love cooking you would be our guest to treat us to something new one evening!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    I speak Italian and sufficient Spanish. We have some wonderful friends here who sometimes come by to say hello.
    Springtime is a wonderful season here - so much to see and do let's talk about all those things when we meet.

  • A little more information

    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?

    One

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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