Lend a hand around my Rural Art Studio and gardens in Galicia, Spain.



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    Hi! I´m Iria. I´m visual artist living and working in an traditional old farm turned into art studio in Galicia, north west coast Spain. The house is located in the natural environment of Mariñas Coruñesas, close to Monte Xalo, and very well linked (15 kms.) to the city of A Coruña and wild beaches with great spots for surf. It is a restored century house with traditional architecture, a well equipped kitchen, a washing machine, fireplace, wifi etc. You will have your own private wood cabin in the backyard and we will share all facilities at home.

    I live with my friend Sara, four cats and one donkey. It would be nice to have someone to help Lucas (the donkey) to clean up the backyard ;) It means to cut and move brunches and logs, cut and plant some trees and flowers and to feed Lucas. If you are interested in art, maybe you would like to help me with any art project. Skills in house repairs and maintenance would be very welcome.

    I offer very friendly mood, a beautiful rural environment, meals and beers at sunset (at home or at the beach).

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    My home is a dynamic art studio where you can meet interesting people. Not busy every day, but not isolated at all. I´m friendly and I´ll be glad in share friends, beers and sunsets at home or at the beach. Most of my friends are surfers so if you like to connect with this sport it is also a good place for that.

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    It would be great to have you to help me in the backyard duties. My gardener is Lucas, the donkey, and he needs some help in prune and clip the plants. The main work will be to trim plants, move some logs and feed Lucas. If you are interested in art, maybe you would like to help me with any art project.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Spanish, English, Portuguese

  • Accommodation


    A frame wood cabin located in the backyard just for you. Equipped with bed, sofa, tiny kitchen and balcony. Beautiful view to the mountains.
    In winter as it would be too cold to stay at the cabin I can offer you a private room at home.

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    What else ...

    The house is surrounded by forests and fields, beautiful routes to explore the local sights. There´s also a climbing area near my place in Monte Xalo. If you feel like to visit the city of A Coruña there´s public transport available every hour at 20 min. distance by walk. The best option to stay here and be independent is to come with your own car, however I can drive you to the bus stop when needed. Another very good option is to visit the beaches, 10 kms far from home.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

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    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week

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