Join us in the restoration of an historical Mansion located in Charente, France

  • Frankreich
  • Bisher 221 mal gespeichert
  • Letzte Aktivität: 12 Nov. 2023



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  • Beschreibung


    *️️️️You enjoy gardening, cooking, refurbishing, sewing, taking care of animals... there is room here for respectful people

    We are (Marie and Jean-Jacques) true lovers of old houses and we are clearly expecting this house to become a place for humans like us.
    We would appreciate gathering like minded people concerning our exciting huge project. We are inviting creative dependable eco- conscious individuals to join us.
    The place is an "ecospot". We use mainly natural materials to renovate the Mansion and it's outbuildings (hemp, lime, old wood, sheep wool...) but also our way of living leans towards declining consumption of mass produced products. Although we are not lacking without these items.
    We do appreciate recycling, and up-cycling, second-hand clothes and sobjects. We are seeking people to join us and participate in our dream.
    We are inviting people who have a vision and wish to realise their own professional project in relation with ecology : we are planning to build tiny-houses such as a hobbit house and various other styles of unusual tiny-houses in our enchanting forest in the near future. eiulture garden (1 hectare).
    We are seeking talented DIYers, retired plumbers, electricians and carpenters to help in the restoration and creation of flats for the future inhabitants in connection with our project.n
    The food is mainly vegetarian and some meat is strictly "forbidden" : horse, pork, gogat.

    There are many animals living here on our 5 hectares.
    It is possible to join us with your own accommodation (i.e. camper, mini-van, igloo, wagon, tipi.
    Keep in mind that we share household chores (not included in the working hours of course!),
    We demand a total respect of the house, grounds, animals and humans (non smoking bedrooms).
    In the surrounding area you can ride a bike, swim in rivers, use a bike on railways, reach the coast in one hour and a half…
    Important : we expect you to leave your place ready for the next human being and it is obvious that you leave your working place and tools tidy !!!!!
    Jean-Jacques is a (good) teacher concerning the project at hand.
    You need to be able to manage yourself in the work which needs to be done.

    An association was created in order to organize events such as concerts, exhibitions, theater, festival, flee-market, in planning a "Geo caching" event during the patrimonial days in collaboration with the chateau's owner in the village.

    About us : Since we were young we always had people at our place we have also hosted a Bosnian mother and her 2 children during the war, we have been a host family for elderly people and handicapped people for 5 years. This is not our first renovation but it is the largest.

    *️️️️*️️️️Please read further for specifics

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Karitative Arbeit
    Hilfe bei Ökoprojekten
    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Betreuung von Tieren
    Mithilfe auf einem Bauernhof
    Zubereiten / Kochen von Mahlzeiten für die Familie
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten
    Hilfe mit Computer /Internet
  • UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    Keine Armut
    Kein Hunger
    Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
    Hochwertige Bildung
    Sauberes Wasser und Sanitärversorgung
    Bezahlbare und saubere Energie
    Menschenwürdige Arbeit und Wirtschaftswachstum
    Industrie, Innovation und Infrastruktur
    Weniger Ungleichheiten
    Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
    Nachhaltige Konsum- und Produktionsmuster sicherstellen
    Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    Leben unter Wasser
    Leben an Land
    Frieden, Gerechtigkeit und starke Institutionen
    Partnerschaften zur Erreichung der Ziele
  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Have the opportunity to spend sometime in a mansion with a real history. Participate to a reborn of an historical house with friendly animals and humans. Jean-Jacques has skills in refurbishing with lime, he is patient and a good teacher. We mainly accept people during school holidays eventhough people are allowed to stay longer if they feel like.

  • Arbeit


    Description of assistance needed :
    Application of lime and hemp mixture
    Many other skills concerning the restoration of the Mansion
    Creating curtains and blinds
    Reparing armchairs
    cooking for hosts

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Englisch: Fließend
    Französisch: Fließend

  • Unterkunft


    bedroom with shower, sink and DRY TOILETS, mainly vegetarian food

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    We enjoy renovating this wonderful place and we enjoy spending time with all the animals, we hate consuming, we just want to leave this place in a better condition. The surrounding is lovely and there are many things to do depending on your hobbies. You will fin bicycles on the spot. In summer you may enjoy swimming in river.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    not too big as the entrances were built for horses

  • Hier sind Haustiere in der Regel willkommen

    Hier sind Haustiere in der Regel willkommen

    only under you responsibility and all damages will have to be fixed

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    mehr als zwei

  • ...


    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Gastgeber Ref-Nr.: 818384168999

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