Help build on the house in a sustainable way in the quietness of the countryside in Onstwedde, Netherlands

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  • Description

    Description

    I live in an old farmhouse (1850) with a cat and a dog. My 2 sons have left to go study in Leiden and Groningen. I love the quietness of the countryside. I also like to build and work on the house and garden. I try to do that in a sustainable way, as much as possible. I like to work en be with people who also want to live simple, of the grid ecological etc. Allthough it's a crazy world, we can still contribute to the good things that are also there.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    It' s an agricultural area in the north east of the netherlands, next to a nature protected area. Not many people here and little corona. .. Groningen is an 900 years old university city, 50 km from here. At the moment there are not many possibilities for exchange, because of corona, but we can always look for what still is possible. I have done a lot of building projects and can help people with techniques. And I can learn from other people.

  • Help

    Help

    I'd like to get some help with maintanance of the farmhouse and the garden (7000m2). There is a roof to be fixed and I want to build an extra bedroom and bathroom. There is enouch space to keep 1,5 m corona distance! I'm not much of a cook, but together we can fix nice meals.You can stay in a separate trailer or sleep in a bedroom in the house. There's enouch room for 2 or 3 helpers.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    German: Intermediate

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    There is an old trailer with 2 bedrooms and kithen. There are also 2 bedrooms in the house, one of them with 2 beds.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Nearest busstop is 7km. Trainstations are in Groningen (50 km), Assen (40 km) and Emmen (30 km). In corona time there is a lot of possibilities to go hiking or cycling.

  • 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.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 951619667634