Renovation project help and enjoying life next to the iconic Lake Biwa in Japan

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  • Description

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    update July, 2020:
    need help from a COUPLE [male and Female] , minimum a few weeks.usual conditions below

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    hi, we are looking for a couple to help us.. experienced / older OK..

    IDEAL / BEST IS A COUPLE [1 male and 1 female ideal due to work loads..]
    , experienced in consturction labour , handyman / diy person [Male] <<< ...
    Type of work / help needed: [at present} experience in construction or good DIY skills.
    occasionally help me with my work [ lifting involved..] And expect some weeding. clearing, digging , gardening etc...
    AND 1 person helping my wife in the home [and around the garden.. ]

    Finally in this area. we consider more / accept more help with good reviews. this is due to some experiences.


    about us;
    My wife and I plus 3 children live along side Japan`s biggest lake [Lake Biwa]. it`s an amazing spot, great for swimming in the summer thru Autumn, beautiful mountains and skiing nearby in the winter with lots of countryside around but only 40 minutes by train to the centre of Kyoto! please check out the map..

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️

    conditions;

    hours: 4 hours a day [usually mornings]for 4 days a week in exchange for accommodation.
    you`ll also have a some fresh veggies and lots of tea and coffee.
    for those who stay longer, you can plant whatever you like and eat your own produce!
    BTW: you must be able to handle the heat..

    we also have a bicycle and Kayaks..

    about 10 minutes from shuttle bus to local ski resort [Biwako Valley].
    btw: some ski wear and ski available for your use..

    we are located between Shiga and Hira station, 10 minutes on foot. [KOSEI LINE from Kyoto station], 15 minutes from the nearest town [by train] and just 40 minutes from historical, cultural Kyoto, [1 direct train] so you can easily enjoy all the sights and lights of Kyoto.

    because of our location please bare in mind;
    Re Shopping / groceries.
    for basic stuff [some food, snacks, drinks,++ etc] there are a couple of convenience stores about 10~15 minutes bicycle ride away. [2 kms]

    the nearest supermarket is about 30 ~ 40 minute cycle away [a nice cycle along side the lake]. or about 15 minute ride on the local train.[ 14kms].

    In the Katata town there are many "regular" shops / 2 shopping malls /supermarkets / drug stores / fast food chains and restaurants.

    MUST BE non-smokers and clean.

    how long?: 2~ 3 weeks+ ideal..



    we look forward to hearing from you and will be delighted to answer further questions.
    BTW: I dont usually reply if you cant be bothered to put up a profile photo...
    best wishes..

    btw: if you have a Skype ID we`d like to set up a Skype meeting before accepting. thanks.

  • Type d'aide

    Type d'aide

    Jardinage
    Construction
    Baby-sitting / garde d’enfant
    Entretien / Bricolage
    Aide à la maison
    Aide avec les animaux

  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    a great chance to enjoy the life near to Japan`s biggest lake , see the area and learn about Japan.
    good skiing in winter , great swimming in summer. good hiking nearly all year ..
    and of course >> easy access to Kyoto city.

  • Aide

    Aide

    firsly please read our profile as more details are in that part..
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    Why do we need you?
    Well,, we bought our house [still renovating!!] have some land out the rear where we are trying our hand at gardening. [AND we have a few chickens].

    Type of work / help needed: [at present} experience in construction or good DIY skills.
    occasionally help me with my work [ lifting involved..]
    couple welcome.
    And expect some weeding. clearing, digging , gardening etc...
    you must be able to handle the heat..

    winter time: expect to shovel quote a bit of snow by the way..

    but we also a small house that needs clearing out before renovating too! so in short:We need help!

    Type of Person; Most important CLEAN, KEEN and a NON Smoker..
    DIY skills, common sense and can tidy up after themselves..

  • Langues parlées

    English: Courant
    Japanese: Courant

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    Your accommodation; you have your own mini "cabin/ bungalow" own toilet and shower , with basic facilities, double bed, breakfast counter, fridge, microwave, single ring stove, juicer, rice cooker, etc.. Own toilet and shower.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    a great chance to enjoy the life next to Japan`s biggest lake , see the area and learn..

  • 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 hours a day, 4 days a week

you can expect some of this !
thanks to Philippe and Fanny
a great place to do some Yoga [or just relax..]
thanks again to Miquel and Ianire.
Massive thanks to Simon for helping us out for 6 Months!! [ yep > this is is best photo;) ]
expect work / Jobs like this.. [me putting up a new awning]
we start them working young..
some good help from Patrick
Myself , Kana and Naomi.

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: (4.3)

Communication: (5.0)




















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