Learn some new skills helping with restoration of an old stone house in Lucca, Italy




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  • Descripción


    Covid update : I have not been replying to any messages. Due to me not being able to get to the property in italy.
    But the show must go on , I am planning on working on the property throughout 2021.

    I need to fit a new roof so this will be the first job on the list > So if you are interested in joining send me a message. Should be fun and interesting

    I am a young South African Guy that has traveled the world and fallen in love with Italy.

    I have recently purchase and old Stone house in the hills of Tuscany and now the big task come to renovate this old building to its former glory. It was build in 1603 and has not been live in for the last 80 years.

    The former owner started the renovations but did not get far.

    The plan is to do most of the renovations myself.

    I do have a day job and work two months on two moths off. In my time off i will be at the property renovating it.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Mantenimiento general

  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    This cultural exchange gives you the benefit to get an insight into a restoration project of a historical building, which offers you the possibility to contribute and learn.
    Carving with chisels, trimming and axing trunks, building walls with the local granite stone...
    We are not experts but are capable of teaching the basic skills of woodworking, masonry and designing.
    On board we'll have on and off experts, like carpenter, ecological craftsmen, designers...

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    This is a short list of the projects that will keep us busy.

    Replace all wooden floors.
    Pour concrete floors in the cellar and kitchen.
    Remove grout from the stone walls and re-grout.
    Rebuild some of the interior walls where the stones has fallen out.
    Install kitchen and bathroom.
    Tile floors
    Restore all the beams in the house
    Paint bedroom walls


    So anyone that is up for a challenge is more than welcome to join me .

    The plan is to work Monday to Friday and then weekends you can do whatever you want. I want this to be an enjoyable and learning experience for all involved.

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  • Alojamiento


    Accommodation will be provided close to the restoration project. Its an entire house 3 bedroom 5 beds.
    Breakfast , lunch and dinner will be provided.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    We are very close to Lucca , Pisa , Livorno , Florance ,cinque terre. Rome is two hours on the train and half and hour drive to the ocean . I can drop you off at the closest train station and pick you up again.

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    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    There is a camping site in the town

  • ¿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: 779984766729