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Spanish mountainside Finca

  • This house is in: Spain, Atzeneta del maestrat
  • Dates: variable
  • Are there any pets to look after?
    yes

About this assignment

Reliable, trustworthy, animal lovers environmentally friendly, not frightened by a compost toilet.

What responsibilities are required of the house sitter

Looking after three dogs, cats, ducks. Making sure the generator if used has sufficient diesel and batteries are charged for use.

What are the good features of the property and location

Origional stone built house, still under renovation, Sat in 15 acres, olive, almond, pine, fig, carob, oak and some fruit trees. Also a large part scrub with steep inclines.
A very quiet location 550mtrs above sea level, 2k from a small village with bar restaurants, supermarket, bread shops, tobbacconist, petrol station. The house has beautiful views of the valley and surrounding mountains.;

What does the house sitter need to consider before applying for this assignment

Conscious of water usage. At the moment only cold water to kitchen tap. Hot water for shower, there is a compost toilet that has to be emptied into the compost area. [Its not so bad].
Be able o lift and change gas bottle for fridge cooker and shower.
Need to have own transport.
Parts of the house are still a little basic couple untiled loors and unplastered ceilings, tho very cosy. At this time we have had little rain. Water has to be collected from the village in 25ltr containers. They delivered by van. Tho at moment sufficient in tanks for showers.

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