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Montagut i Oix
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 6
Persons: 2
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 38623
Country: Spain

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Last Updated: June 17, 2016

Hola! Our names are Stendert & Maria. We we run a camp-site in the "midst-of-nature". It is wild, spacey and shadowy , the way our guests can feel they are close to nature & private while camping.

We live in a catalan country house called masia, that dates from the 16th century, since now quite some years. Stendert, born '51, originally is from Breda, Holland and Maria, born '66, is from Stockholm, Sweden, where her parents once had arrived from... Spain. We enjoy very much to live here in the countryside surrounded by hills, forests and rivers. Halfway to the sea and half-way to the high mountains of the Pyrenees. Apart from running, during the summer months, the "wild" campsite we also have some tourist -apartments.

Our family is composted of our daughter Saskia born '02 and Stendert's son-Luuk, born '93. He mainly lives at his mother and is working for a company. We are accompanied by some donkeys, several cows, a cat and a dog. The mother of Maria, Maria Socorro, born in 1928, lives in an elderly home closeby.

Our original professions are of the most diverse; Maria studied interior design and artistic glass techniques and Stendert studied to become a tropical agronomist and later carpentry. Probably this multifaceted mixture, connects us with many diverse interests and activities, especially the maintenance of our place with its forest, animals and agro-tourism.

We hope to be able to combine these aspects of us and such make your stay as pleasant and memorable as possible. And useful for both parties. Together, we speak 7 European languages and understand some few more. We have during the years had several experiences with volunteers and are used to be clear about what we expect from you as well as showing patience to the one that stays and works here. We like very much to tell you about our favorite places and help you out for more personal advice.

We prefer stays that are at least a month long or longer though you can always check if you could come for a shorter stay. If you would come in July-August, then the tasks are mainly public service towards tourists and the stay is 6 weeks. The lodging is in a own tent & pitch, that we provide.

The maintenance & building welcomes always professional skill-full people
Gardening: especially knowing how to use a brush-cutter = desbrozadora.
grass cutting, plant care, general maintenance of camp pitches.
Forest cleaning = use of chainsaw , cutting trees, cutting wood for heating
Helping with tourists - some general public relations
General maintenance - painting, cleaning, cutting, fixing, handling...etc...
Animal care - giving food to donkeys, cows, dog
Help with computers - the computer universe is immense, SEO, marketing

If coming in winter or any colder period; Lodging in the main house in a shared bedroom for two with central-heating & shared bathroom. Moreover there is a big shared living room with kitchen with a wood-stove for private use. One will have to count to take care of the heating and the firewood, when one wish to heat.
If you would come during a warmer period: Several caravans and a mobil home for a couple or more.
All the accommodations are separate units. This means you can have your own independent life, coming and going as you wish. We will provide the essential basic food storage. Cosy, pleasant and simple living... surrounded by nature.

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