Help with restoration and gardening of an old Hammersmith in the forest in South of Bavaria, Germany

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Alemania

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    16/07/2021

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    We have reached a stage of our renovations were the end is in sight :-) this means that we are looking mainly for helpers with at least some experience in building.
    We are also looking for workawayers who can help around the house.

    We began the conservation and restoration of our 300 year old home almost five years ago. The house was an active Hammersmith until 1907 this meant the smith used the power of the river to hammer metal into tools and implements.
    It is an all round project with work needed on the building internally and externally as well as outside in the grounds.

    The Hammerschmiede passed though a number of hands over the last 110 years and was sadly increasingly negleged. So we have been giving it much needed TLC. Over the last years we have had amazing helpers though workaway who have enabled us to realise our home and breath some life back into a very tired house. It is incredible how many helpful, kind and caring people are out there and have found their way to our home. We would not have been able to do what we have done without all their help.

    The house has a traditional southern Bavarian alpine wood structure. So a great deal of the work is woodwork. But plastering, electrical and plumbing is also needed. Outside we are landscaping the grounds to suit the surrounding nature.

    Our home is situated at the end of a dirt track road in a valley by the river in a forest clearing. It is located in foot hills of the Alps. Austria 10 mins, Switzerland 40 mins and Italy 3 hours away. The only sounds are from the river and the animals. It is a very quite and peaceful place. The nearest ski resort is 15 mins up the road :-)

    Balthasar is 13 bubbly and a lot of fun to be with. He goes to the Montesorri school.

    We are British and we only speak English at home.

    We love animals and have an amazing Spanish greyhound dog, a cat, ducks, geese, rabbits, chickens and goats.

    Strictly NO Smokers please.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

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  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    We have travelled a lot and are open. Health and Healthy living is important to us. We bake our own bread, when we have time make our own yogurt and cheese. We speak English at home.
    We are into History, read a lot
    You can learn all kinds of craftsman skills, herbs, planting, about horses and animals

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    Woodwork e.g. Building stairs, laying floors.
    Insulating
    Plumbing and electrical
    Building furniture
    Some work outside
    General support with cleaning
    Setting up our garden

  • Idiomas hablados

    Alemán: Fluido
    Inglés: Fluido

  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    You would have a room for yourself

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    The area is very beautiful. Very rural. We are only a few km away from the austrian boarder and close to Lake Constance.
    There are many beautful towns and sites and stunning nature. It is great for walking, bycicle and riding.

  • 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

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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    Horas esperadas

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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