Aidez-moi à rénover mon cottage vieux de 500 ans sur la belle île de Rathlin en Irlande

Country

Royaume-Uni

Enregistré comme favori 403 fois


  • rating

    Évaluation d'hôte

  • feedbacks

    Feedback

    71  

  • last activity

    Activité récente

    23.10.2021

  • facebook friends

    Nombre d'amis Facebook

    1417

  • Last email replied

    Taux de réponse

    100.0 %

  • Last email replied

    Délai de réponse moyen :

    ≤ 68 jours

  • Badges

    Top Host
    Facebook verified
 
  2021 
J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
  • Description

    Description

    Wow, well what a year 2020 has been for everyone! I have been doing the Workaway thing for a few years now and while inviting someone to your home can be challenging at times it has mostly been a good experience, and I have made some great friends - read the feedback that has been left. I am a single friendly and easy going guy and am in the process of restoring my 500 year old cottage on Rathlin Island, which is situated off the coast of Co Antrim. I am well travelled and have lived in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and New York. I have spent a lot of time crewing a rescue boat in Greece helping with the refugee crisis.

    The inside of the house is almost finished and while in the winter I don't have electricity 24hrs a day, I finally have central heating, hot water and most importantly wifi. I am not connected to the mains electricity supply but have a small solar farm and a back up generator. There are 3 gardens and all but one are still in jungle state as no one has been working them for approximately 50 years! I also have a small orchard that is proving difficult - the weather here can be very harsh. So most of the work will be outside and the big project for the start of 2021 is resurfacing the lane with gravel, there is some concreting to be done and some dry stone walling.

    It is important that people who come to visit enjoy themselves. People who are open minded with a relaxed and chilled attitude and of course a good work ethic will get on fine here. It would be good it you are sporty, if you like to run or practice yoga then Rathlin is an ideal location. If you are a good cook then jump to the front of the queue, my favourite time of day is a late dinner with good wine and great company. If I have taken the time to message you then please have the good manners to respond.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Jardinage
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Entretien général

  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Rathlin is an amazing and beautiful Island with a population of around 140 people, everyone is friendly and welcoming, you will know almost everyone within a few days. You will have plenty of time to explore the island and socialize in the pub in the evenings, The bar on Rathlin is the centre of Island life. We have 2 kayaks and 2 bikes for guests to use when they want.

  • Aide

    Aide

    I do not have a lot of money but I do have plenty of ideas, the garden is currently a jungle and needs sorted and there is a little light building tasks to be done but nothing too hardcore. Some concreting and some dry stone wall building. I want to build a pollytunnel to grow vegetables.

  • Langues parlées

    Anglais: Courant

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    The spare bedroom is available for workaway guests, it is small but really comfortable. There is also a Caravan at the side of the house so we have plenty of room. All basic supplies for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are provided. The electricity in the house is powered mostly by an off the grid solar system.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    Rathlin is an amazing place and home to an RSPB bird sanctuary and 3 lighthouses. It has beautiful rugged scenery, Ballycastle is the nearest town on the mainland and is close to the world famous Giants Causeway as well as many film locations from the Game of Thrones series. If you are lucky enough you may get to see the Aurora Borealis aka the Northern Lights.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Deux

  • ...

    Nombre d'heures attendues

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

Ce sont des évaluations supplémentaires en option lorsque les membres laissent un feedback. La note moyenne pour chaque option est affichée.

Exactitude du profil: (5.0)

Échange culturel: (5.0)

Communication: (5.0)













































N° de référence hôte : 482236744673