Help wanted with just about everything in a village near Castelo Branco in Portugal



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  • Medallas

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  • Descripción


    My husband and I live on the outskirts of a tiny village near Castelo Branco in Portugal. It is very, very quiet so perfect for people looking for peace. Better if you are a couple or two friends, as otherwise you could get a bit bored. The house is fairly large and old, and is in the process of renovation, so not everything is perfect just yet. It sits in a plot of 3000sq metres in the process of planting up.
    We have 6 rescue dogs - all small, all friendly, but all a bit odd.
    There is a railway station and bus stop within walking distance for travelling around the area and the old 4x4 is available for anyone with a valid licence
    Fit dog walkers would be a plus.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general

  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    We are both English, but I speak fluent French and Richard speaks Dutch. I also have a smattering of schoolgirl German. Our Portuguese is abysmal, so would be delighted with a Portuguese person wishing to learn English. Or French.
    For night life, there is very little going on locally - we boast two small cafés/convenience stores and that's it. And one of them has recently closed! But Castelo Branco has all the normal things and there is a village nearby with an excellent cinema/cultural centre.

  • Ayuda


    What I mostly need is someone who can turn their hand to more or less anything. We are both in our 70s and running out of steam!
    Our small caravan has been moved to a more discrete area of the garden, but still needs a bit of TLC and the installation of bathroom. A shelter above would be nice.
    If you can wield a spade, lawnmower, tree loppers etc. you will be most welcome.
    Things to do could be different depending on the season. The yearly glut of figs and oranges needs dealing with as and when.
    I am the world's worst cook, so meals are usually simple but nourishing. My cake making skills aren't much better - look terrible, taste great. So please do not expect a gastronomic experience.
    If you prefer to do the cooking, you are more than welcome!

  • Idiomas hablados

    Inglés: Fluido
    Francés: Fluido
    Holandés: Fluido
    Alemán: Principiante

  • Alojamiento


    Accommodation is now upgraded to a double bedroom with lounge area and en-suite bathroom having knocked down lots of walls and built up others. There is another sitting room downstairs with TV DVD player and another bathroom. The caravan is also available if you value your privacy more than your comfort.

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    There is a railway station and bus stop within walking distance for travelling around the area. If you have a valid European or international driving licence, you are welcome to use hubbie's creaking but efficient 4 wheel drive. I am thinking about buying bikes for workawayer use, but would appreciate some ideas on that, as I know strictly nothing about bikes!

  • 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

    Guest suite is equipped with a desk and office chair and is connected to good speed wifi.

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    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?


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    Horas esperadas

    4 hrs a day 5 day week Negotiable

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Precisión del perfil: (5.0)

Intercambio cultural: (5.0)

Comunicación: (4.8)

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 649582813445