Various support in the home in Angles sur L'Anglin, France




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  • Beschreibung


    Covid 19: Double vaccinated guests welcomed. It is normal in certain circumstances to show your Passport and now PASS SANITAIRE so you will be required to show these.
    Thank you for your respect and understanding but we are not a quarantine hotel to enable you to travel to a different European country..

    One or two mature, independent guests. Private home needs maintenance.
    Host(s) = Active, busy, young in heart, retired Educational professionals need physical practical skilled work in exchange for meals, accommodation and enjoyable company in an English / French Language exchange. TEFL certificate & experience. Peaceful, touristic village.

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten
    Hilfe mit Computer /Internet

  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    France profunde. Retreat. Solitude. Tranquility.
    Time to pursue interests - languages, reading, music, art, writing, walking, cycling, kayaking, wild river swimming.
    Share recipes / preparation / cooking.
    Roc aux Sorciers - site d' Anthropologie Magdalénien
    Seasonal Tourist Events / Activities.
    Piano currently un-tuned.
    Piano accordion: classic Italian & French musette!!!
    Currently past life, needs lots of writing to categorise!!!!!!
    Trying to regain creativity and sense of purpose. Have joined Creative Writng Group.
    Always questioning about people, their lives, intentions and travel.

  • Arbeit


    15 SEPTEMBER 2021 - CORONAVIRUS Update: See above.

    GROUP A : Important
    1.External wooden shutters, metal & wooden gates need to be sanded / repaired / repainted.
    It could take a few weeks depending on weather for one or two people.
    2. Gates and fences need qualified or experienced ability to be repainted/ repaired/ replaced.
    Professional wil possibly make "barn/ workshop / garage" garden double gates in October.
    3. Chainsaw roofing lathes to be cut into firewood.
    4. Seasonal log delivery to be stacked. Some may need chainsaw or machine to split.
    5. Sand & Repaint 40m2 Salon including stairwell using high reach standing boards. Paint must be purchased.
    6. Create 6 sq m of concrete base in open abri using cement mixer.
    7. Create rose bush supports using recycled wood, metal, purchased materials.
    8. Use old wood or metals to create benches or garden structures.
    9. Help access roofing to remove moss and ivy. Two people preferable. You are advised to be insured as responsibility for
    personal accidents is not ours.

    GROUP B: Essential
    1. Support with local or digital sales for unwanted items!
    Ability to research (value, postage costs, etc) for example, educational music / books is required
    Workaway INFO know this is PRIVATE not BUSINESS.

    GROUP C: Technology
    1. Help convert blogs into printed books or saved to a device which I could take to a company that will print.
    Knowledge of APPLE / MS WORD / BLURB or similar required.
    2. Help likewise for organising my Creative Writing
    3. Support to set up sound / cinema system as old Vinyls need to be listened to! NO television.

    GROUP D: Other
    1. Bicycle maintenance..
    2. Gardening Control. though a gardener is employed.
    3. Sewing machine tension needs an angel!!
    4. Daily life survival tasks!

  • Sprachen

    Gesprochene Sprachen
    Englisch: Fließend
    Französisch: Gute Kenntnisse

    Dieser Gastgeber bietet Sprachaustausch an
    English / French. Interest to learn basics of other languages.

  • Unterkunft


    The village is 'Un des plus beaux villages de France" with a magnificent ruined fortress.
    It is a retreat from society for solitude, opportunity to write, draw, hunker down once tasks are achieved.
    It is a site of Magdalénien history ( later culture of Upper Paleolithic and Mesolithic history in western Europe.)
    The village is flooded with tourists when there are village events.

    Two steps from the centre of the high village is a renovated ground floor 1850s French fermette. See photos.
    Single bedroom with exterior toilet. Twin bedroom if a couple.
    Shared bathroom / shower above bath by arrangement.
    Roadside parking. No television.

    Adaptable healthy menus of meat fish vegetarian or vegan. : Let me know what you do NOT eat!
    Kitchen rules to be respected.
    Contribution to wine appreciated with alcohol free days!
    Willing to learn new styles of cooking.

    1. Please follow house rules.
    2. Bicycles available for cycling in safe, flattish landscape until they are sold which may need maintenance.
    3. Unsuitable for smokers, alcoholics, animals, children.

    Spring & Summer - Courtyard facing north west. Rear garden - sit and watch sun rise / sunset / bats, swallows, hear
    cuckoos & nightingales.
    Autumn & Winter - dark house needs plenty of lighting. If you need central heating then this is not your place. Woodburners are managed by HOST for Health & Safety.
    You may stack logs, chop kindling, bring logs in.
    Hot water bottles, electric radiators, blankets, shawls are available.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    You will be collected from Poitiers, Tours, Limoges airports or Chatellerault train station as it takes an hour or more in each direction! NOTE that a Taxi from Chatellerault will cost 80 to 100 euros in one direction as there is no other transport so I'm sure you would not wish to take a taxi!
    Please help 5 hours for each of 5 days amounting to apx 25 hours per week or about 6 hours / 4 days.
    We shall NEGOTIATE your rest days & help hours. Your travel day is a rest day if you are here 7 days.
    The host needs a rest too to achieve other work.
    Angles sur L'Anglin is a Garden of Paradise, Artists Dream, famous for Magdalennian rock shelter carvings, 'Les Jours' embroidery and a ruined 12th century Chateau. Every day is different, yet stone walled houses have stood for aeons and pathways take you to hidden natural treasures. It is unsuitable for those who like city razzamatazz.

    You can walk, cycle, swim, canoe, kayak, fish.

    In Summer it expands from fewer than 400 full time residents with Parisian and second home owners. There are restaurants, restos, bars, a wonderful English tea shop serving meals, a bakery, a multi-services bar and shop with Wifi, small library and market vans. Oysters are sold in appropriate months. Check availability in winter as restaurants close without tourists! It has a part time Tourist Office. No cinema. Supermarkets within 10km. Spa town 12km. One to two hours drive to River Loire Chateaux. On the border of Brenne National Park, a haven for flora and fauna.
    No Street lights after 23h / 24h.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen

    Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen

    WIFI 24/7 VDSL with 'temperamental 'Extender which usually works.

  • Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    Limited parking around the village but specifically at a designated site for free without electricity / water / sewage. Accommodation here would minimise those factors.

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal


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    Maximum 25 hours per week

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