Help a group of friends to restore a mountain house in Talamona (mainly weekends!) - Italy



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    We are a group of friends that bought a mountain house. Hidden in the Alps, with fresh air and clear water, it's the place where we want to have good times.

    It is a place for anyone who enjoys mountain, good-mood people and spending time together. We are planning to do massive restoration works at the main building, plus some gardening and wood chopping. Details about the tasks are weekly discussed according to priority and manpower.

    It's going to be the five of us, plus our friends, plus any workawayers that might want to join, plus animals :) We are not living there all the time but mainly staying during weekends, so we can host just during weekends or specific periods. Max 1 week stay, more it's too hardcore.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will deal with real works, according to what you know and what you want to learn. All of us has done international experiences, so the integration will be frictonless. Obviously we expect travellers to be motivated to work, learn and stay

  • Help


    Anything related to building, restoration, gardening and mountain activity. IMPORTANT: it's NOT a man-only job, it's for everyone. According to our experience, girls are actually much stronger :) We've been working for almost two years and fun part is yet to come. We firmly believe in the value of exchanging knowledge so travellers are more than welcome to propose any activity or task they like.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Everybody will sleep on the floor with matresses or camping mats. The house is composed by different rooms. The main one, just above the kitchen, is the sleeping room where everyone is staying.

    Keep in mind that it is a moutain house. Dry toilet, shower outside, animals, spiders and so on. If you are looking for a comfy and clean place, this might not be the best option.

    About food, we will provide everything. The idea is sharing the 100% of time and experience, so we are going to cook for everyone is there, for our friends and for the volunteers. So breakfast/luch/dinner is included. Let us know if you have any allergy or intollerance to get ready in advance.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are in the Alps. There are plenty of routes to go. And Milan is 1,5 hrs by train from the nearest station. There's a lake for sailing and swimming not far away (by car).

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    It's possible to park your vehicle close by but keep in mind is a steep, dirt and rocky mountain road, so for sure not accessible by all means.

  • Can possibly acccept pets

    Can possibly acccept pets

    Dogs are welcome, well-behaved owners too. If you have other kind of pets might not be a problem, just let us know before.

  • 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

Winter is cold and sun barely shines. But we're going there anyway during weekends
Chatting around the shower's boiler after a long day of working
Painint the toilet signs and homemade fresh pasta
1st birthday of our place!
Again the view with the upper part of the house. The log room on the left is the kids room. If you want extra privacy we can accomodate people also here
The old part of the house. We are planning to do big restoration to this one. We have to get ready for winter
We have a very old but working kitchen. Everybody will cook and take care of the dishes
Sleeping room: we have those camping matresses to ay on the floor. Be sure to have a good sleeping bag because might be cold by night
Main building. Sleeping room in the upper floor, lower one is the kitchen and "living room". And the guy is Alessio, another friends of us.
here you can see part of the group of people you will be working with.

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