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Area (ha): 0.8
Persons: 1
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 6016
Country: Spain

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Last Updated: September 2, 2019

A big hola and welcome to our beautiful luxury villa in Algodonales .We are situated in the mountains of Andalucia (Close to Ronda)
We really need help with gardening and painting for this period of time. Please note at this present moment we can only accommodate for one person to stay at a time. Sorry but No couples.
We have available positions now.
Please only apply if you can help with the above tasks.

We only ever offer initially up to a two week stay with the possible option of extending the time if both hosts & helpers are happy with each other.

We are in a beautiful region of this country, we are 30 minutes from Ronda. Our village Algodonales can be reached very easily from Malaga, Jerez and Sevilla by bus.
On arrival in Algodonales we are just a short 4 minutes walk from the bus stop.

Casa la parra villa is situated on the edge of Algodonales. We are in a really great location as even though it is situated on the edge of the countryside, we are just a 4 minute up to the main Plaza square.

Algodonales is one of the stunning white villages "Pueblo Blancos" of Andalucia, Spain.
Yes this is,The real Spain!

Our village is a great location as a place to in prove and practice your Spanish.

We run a accommodation business and welcome help here.We welcome long and short term visitors with a good work ethic & a sense of humor who want to fit into family life.

The Spring and Autumn months will see us, land clearing, pruning,splitting logs general gardening, Fruit picking,weeding, pool cleaning.
though out the year we will need help with some outside & inside painting, and general DIY jobs.

Please only apply to come to us if you are aged 22 and over and can help with any of the above tasks and don't mind getting your hands dirty. If you are under the age of 22 and good references on Helpx,we may consider your application.

We are in a beautiful region of Andalucia. We are just a 3 hour bus ride from Malaga. (30 minutes from Ronda) Seville and Jerez are also on the bus routes.

Our villa is situated on the edge of Algodonales. It is one of the white villages "pueblo blanco" of Andalucia, Spain.

Our village of Algodonales is a great location as a place to in prove and practice your Spanish.Warren my son speaks fluent Spanish as he has lived here all his life. He is more than happy to help you practice while you are here in the "casa"

Also looking for people who are familiar with SEO as well as the a said jobs above.

There may be occasions when one or both of us need to visit the UK for business, so house and animal sitting may also be requested.

Animal lovers a must here as we have a dog,cat and 2 horses.
Please note that although we are great animal lovers, we are sorry but we can't take any volunteers who are traveling with their pets and would like to bring them with them.

At this moment with our accommodation we prefer for one helper to stay with us and help out at a time.

Accommodation; Your comfortable bedroom in our stunning villa.
Monday - Friday breakfast, sandwich at lunch time and a yummy home cooked evening meal are all provided.

Hope you like good home made food, as I've been told that I'm a not a bad cook! During your stay you will be requested to help with the prep of meals,setting and clearing the table,also kitchen duties.

If you have any special dietary requirements they must be declared when you apply to us. Sorry we can't cater for strict vegans.

The weekends we class as our down time also so we request that you either cook for yourselves. (Your welcome to use our kitchen as long as it as it is left clean) or alternatively if you don't fancy cooking you can walk up to the Plaza in Algodonales and eat out easily for around 4 including a drink. There are many tapas bars to sample up there.
During your stay in warmer months with us you are welcome to use our 13 meter pool after work and during the weekends.

You will be working/helping us for 5 hours a day, Monday to Friday. The weekends and after work/help are all free time to explore this wonderful area.
In the warmer months to avoid the heat we tend to start work around 8.30 -9am so as to avoid the mid day sun.
Great place for walking and sight seeing and chilling out.
If we are heading out for the afternoon or at the weekend and we have room you are more than welcome to have a lift with us in the car.
The mountains behind us here in Algodonales are world renowned for their paragliding take offs. If you fancy giving it a try we can arrange for you to have a tandem flight and experience flying with the eagles.

We expect you to be responsible, think on your feet, be able to integrate and welcome any challenges.

You must be trustworthy have a good sense of humor and be able to work alone at times. Without wanting to state the obvious, Helpers are responsible for treating everyone at the property with respect, showing reasonable care and courtesy in and about the property, as well as for following the host's rules of conduct and security.

Free high speed WiFi is available to use, but please do bring your own computer or devices. There is also a internet cafe in the village.

When writing to us please tell us a little about yourself if not in your profile: What have you done since leaving school? Where you are from? Any skills? Education? Hobbies? Even if it's unrelated to the type of work we are doing. Our helpers are guests in our home and we like to know about them!

We welcome helpers to stay as long as we all feel comfortable. However, a minimum of 2 weeks or more is required so that the work & jobs can be done.

Please take the time to read our Helpx helper references.
Big thank- you to all our previous helpers for their good work and great company.

Looking forward to hearing from you soon.

Julie and Warren Edwards.

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