Share our dream to regenerate land and build ecologically in Cercal do Alentejo, Portugal



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  • Descripción


    Hi.. We are Julie and Iain, a creative couple sharing a dream project to regenerate land, build ecologically and host a peaceful space for reflection and co-creation. Our travel experiences and love of nature are expressed through our actions towards a harmonic balance between homesteading, learning, rural life and the pleasure of hosting friends, volunteers.

    With a focus on ethical and ecological solutions we resonate deeply with many permaculture principles, keen to share skills and techniques with individual volunteers and small groups, connecting local community and professionals. We value the importance of community in action and are active in many local events.

    Our homestead project is located in a rural setting, with easy road access, surrounding area is primarily Cork Oak forest and open pasture where cows and sheep occasionally graze, we are just 10 minutes by car from the nearby town of Cercal de Alentejo where you will find cafes, food shops and supply stores. We are also only 20 minutes from the picturesque estuary of the 'Mira River' and the popular coastal town of 'Villa Nova de Milfontes' (The village of 1000 fountains)... with stunning clifftop walks and secluded beaches if you venture a little to the north and south. Own transport is recommended but not essential.

    We are in caring responsibility of a beautiful 8 hectare homestead, consisting of Pine Nut and Cork Oak plantation, a beautiful natural water lake, 2 fresh water wells and a passing stream, the land came with 5 ruins, 1 of which we have already renovated in traditional taipa (Rammed Earth) with round wood beam work.. fusing rustic design with a modern twist. We have a shaded car parking space, communal cob/roundwood toilet and hot showers, beautiful secluded / shaded camping or camper van space with hammocks, electricity and fresh water, internet access also available there.

    Please feel free to get in touch if you are looking for a beautiful place to exchange ideas and imagination, energy and inspiration.

    We look forward to hearing from you.. with thanks - Iain & Julie

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Proyectos artísticos
    Práctica de idiomas
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Ayuda en una granja
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general

  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    We are very active within the budding local communities and permaculture projects, participating in Artisans markets, local events where we enjoy sharing and co-creating the collective evolution of the area. We are well travelled, creative couple and enjoy sharing experiences with like minded people.

  • Ayuda


    We welcome easy going, pro-active individuals or couples looking to learn and skill share through a range of interesting tasks around a budding homestead: Planting and Pruning, Fence making, caring for our Organic Vegetable Gardens and fruit tress, Bio Construction & Plantation Maintenance.

    We look forward to hearing from you if you have experience in carpentry, land management, gardening, cooking, or anyone with motivation for permaculture or natural building.

    We encourage a tranquil and productive shared space so at this point we request no dogs or children.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Inglés: Fluido
    Español: Fluido
    Francés: Fluido
    Portugués: Fluido

    Este anfitrión ofrece intercambio de idiomas
    Fluent in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. Happy to share knowledge and learning exchange.

  • Alojamiento


    We offer space for accommodation/camping car/caravan plus we have tents and beds available for those who are travelling lightly.

    Tents, Space for your own Camper vans / Caravans. We also offer use of Showers, Dry Toilets, Communal Kitchen / Social Space, Electricity and internet.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    Local points of interest include a stunning coast and beach town of Villa Nova de Milfontes, only 20 minutes drive. There are many wonderful walks in the surrounding area, including the well known 'Rota Vicentina'. Local events, markets and gatherings are again opening up this coming seasons and we will be happy to introduce helpers to the wonderful local communities.

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    We have many options available for home workers on the move. Please get in touch and we can talk through your requirements.

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    We offer a wonderful woodland space, with lots of welcome shade, privacy, electricity and water supply. We are classic camper van enthusiasts and welcome your home on wheels.

  • Podría aceptar mascotas

    Podría aceptar mascotas

    We enjoy peace and quiet and have a young cat on the land so only chilled dogs are welcome.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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    Horas esperadas

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

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 139888482532