Rural casa with beautiful garden in Almeria, Spain

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Espagne

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    28.11.2020

 
  2021 

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  • Description

    Description

    We are Fran & Andy, a fun, friendly couple who have recently moved to a beautiful rural casa in El Cortijo Grande, Andalusia. We took the plunge to escape the UK winters and to live a quiet and simple life out here in Spain.
    We would like help with maintaining our fruit trees, olive trees and extensive gardens as well as with help decorating and making the house beautiful; so some artistic flair would be very welcome!
    Our ideal workawayers would be a knowledgeable pair who would like to stay for 2-4 weeks to help us to develop a better understanding of our garden and fruit grove, what we have here and how to look after them.
    We are keen to learn Spanish too!
    We welcome any other skills you may have that will help enhance our new home.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Projets artistiques
    Pratique d’une langue
    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Jardinage
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    Aide à la maison
    Entretien général

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    It is beautiful here in the mountains. Quiet, meditative and right in the middle of nature.
    We have our own pool (Unheated sadly). There is amazing walking and cycling on our doorstep. Andy is a bike mechanic and avid cyclist both on and off road. Feel free to bring your bike, or we can arrange hire locally.

  • Aide

    Aide

    Knowledge of gardening, especially fruit trees. We have many variety of citrus, olives and goodness knows what else for our own use and consumption.
    Fran is artistic, particularly with colour and would love to have some help with some simple techniques to enhance the house without spending a fortune. Andy loves working outdoors and is a hard worker but lacks the knowledge to tackle the trees and garden alone.
    You don't need to speak Spanish but it would be great if one or both of you did. We do know a little but need more practise.

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    English: Courant

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il souhaitait faire partager sa propre langue ou en apprendre une nouvelle.
    Contactez-le pour en savoir plus.

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    Our home has 3 large bedrooms which can be either doubles or twins, there is lots of space here. It also has a seperate en suite annexe with living area.
    You will either stay in a room in the house or in the annexe (The Casita).
    We have a lovely big kitchen, huge lounge and conservatory so no need for us to be on top of each other.
    We will supply basic food and meals. Happy to cook and/or be cooked for or make it a joint effort!
    We also have a pizza oven which we have yet to fire up.
    You are also welcome to buy extra stuff and keep it in our fridge if you prefer something more fancy.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    You are welcome to do your own thing when not helping. Walking, cycling, relaxing & exploring.
    The house is rural and about 4km from Turre, which is the nearest town. Within ambling distance there is a small hamlet with small bar/restaurant. If you don't have a vehicle we would be happy to drop you into town or possibly the beach, Garrucha/Mojacar (20 minutes away) when we're out and about.
    If we all get along well then it's even possible to have occasional trips out together.
    You would need to be self reliant people and thoughtful of our needs in our new home, which would also include our need for privacy, use of shared spaces and noise. All of which we can work out together when you are here.

  • 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

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

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

N° de référence hôte : 785136743933