Help an English couple in renovating a large historic house and outbuildings in Aquitaine, France



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  • Beschreibung


    We are an English couple, David and Tamara, living in South West France. We have a large historic house and outbuildings, which we are renovating to make gites. We have three 'children' who are at school/university/working in the UK who visit for holidays (17, 19, 20yrs) and a crazy dog.
    We are located in beautiful, peaceful countryside with friendly neighbours (with classic cars) and a gentle pace of life.

    We are looking for helpers from after Easter for a minimum of 1 week. We can host up to 6 helpers at once - so this would be a perfect opportunity for a group who want to travel and work together.

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten
    Betreuung von Tieren

  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    We are English, but living in France - so you will have the opportunity to learn and use both French and English. Tamara is a qualified and experienced English language teacher. We will take you out and about to visit and experience life in this part of South-West France. You will have the opportunity to learn about building renovation and have new experiences.

  • Projekte mit Kindern

    Projekte mit Kindern

    Dieses Projekt schließt möglicherweise den Umgang mit Kindern ein. Mehr Informationen findest du in unseren Verhaltensregeln und Tipps hier.

  • Arbeit


    We are renovating a large historic house and outbuildings so any assistance with general diy, landscaping, gardening, pruning fruit trees, clearing brambles, rebuilding stone walls, tiling the pool surround and walking our crazy dog; or specific trades such as roofing, plastering or plumbing, would be gratefully received.

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Englisch: Fließend
    Französisch: Fließend
    Deutsch: Gute Kenntnisse

  • Unterkunft


    We have two private double rooms and one private twin room within the main house available for helpers. There are two bathrooms (so there shouldn't be any queues!). Three (delicious) meals a day will be provided and shared with us. We are not vegetarian and would not be able to host vegans - sorry!
    Smoking outside only

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    You are welcome to use the pool and bikes. The nearest bus stop is a 10 minute bike ride away which will take you to Agen, a lovely town to visit - with good shops, restaurants and architecture. A cheap bus ride away from Agen (6euros/1 1/2 hour) are both Toulouse and Bordeaux.
    There are often brocantes and vide-grenier sales that we like to visit (and would love to take you too).
    We have hosted many helpers with another site (helpx) and have excellent reviews, from people around the world who have enjoyed their time with us.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    mehr als zwei

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

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