Share everyday life in a country house in the Basque Country, Spain

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    We are a family of 4: Matteo (italian), Ane (Basque) and 2 kids Oihana (born in 2007) and Asier (born in 2010).
    We live in the Basque Country, in the countryside, in a 300 years old rural house that we are renovating.
    We are running a guest house (you can google Abatetxe) and always trying to improve our guests experience.
    The house is quite isolated (1 hour walking in a mountain path or 15min by car from the nearest village).
    So if you are looking for a relaxing place, this is your place!
    We are easy going people that enjoy simple things like natural landscapes, a walk in the mountain or a good chat with a glass of wine.
    We grow up our own vegetables in our organic veg-garden and around the house we have 2 hectares of land that we are tidying up. So there is quite a lot of work to do outside.
    We also have some animals: donkeys, rabbits, hens, dogs and cats...
    Here you will have a totally "off-grid" experience: electricity only from solar panels, spring water and heating with a firewood boiler.
    At home among us we speak Italian and Basque but we can also speak English and Spanish.
    We both work outside, so we usually are not at home from 8.30AM to 6.30PM during the week.
    We have been quite active on other sites, so we are used to host people at home and we love to have cultural interchange.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Mantenimiento general
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda en una granja
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Ayuda doméstica
    Cuidado de animales

  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    You will live in our house, share with us the everyday life, learn local culture.
    We can share what we are learning about eco-farming and animal care.
    You can learn the local language. You'll have spare time to visit our Country and to go to the beach/mountain. Have a look to The Official Tourism Website of the Basque Country to have an idea.

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    We look for a person that could help us with the house chores (cleaning up, washing machine, etc..) / building (helping building stone walls, basic plumbing, carpentry etc..) / gardening (cutting grass, taking care of the veg garden).
    We could also ask you some help in cleaning the guest house.
    You don't need to be a professional. We'll teach you how to do each task. but of course any of your relevant skills will be put to use!
    Working time: 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week. There is no scheduling so we can plan the jobs together according to our needs and to your free-time plans.

  • Languages

    Idiomas hablados
    English: Fluido
    Spanish: Fluido
    Basque: Fluido
    Italian: Fluido

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  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    You will have your own private room with a double bed in our house. In the house there are 2 bathrooms that we'll share.
    Smoking not allowed inside the house.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    We have no TV and limited WIFI but usually there is a good mobile phone coverage.
    The house is quite isolated. It would be better if you have your own car, bike or good legs.
    Our daughter is coeliac, so at home we always have gluten free food if you need.
    We live in the heart of the Basque Country, at 40 minutes by car from the 3 main cities: Bilbao, San Sebastian and Vitoria.
    20min by car from the nearest beach (Deba).

  • 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

    The WiFi in our house is not really good.. But it works.

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Este anfitrión puede proporcionar un sitio para autocaravanas.

  • Podría aceptar mascotas

    Podría aceptar mascotas

    Este anfitrión dice que acepta a viajeros con mascotas.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

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    Horas esperadas

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week. Timetable is flexible.

Our first Workawayers Moira and Brian and the brand new fence they built!
Our family (on holiday!)
Hens and pony!
The house
The donkeys
View from your room

Son opciones de calificación adicionales para cuando los miembros dejan sus comentarios. Se muestra la calificación media dejada en cada opción.

Precisión del perfil: (5.0)

Intercambio cultural: (5.0)

Comunicación: (5.0)



































Número de referencia de anfitrión: 798715927743