Help us in the garden close to Alès, Nimes and Avignon, South of France

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France

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  • last activity

    Last activity

    09/07/2021

 
  2021 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    My name is Nathalie, I live in the countryside in the department of Gard, near Uzès et close to Alès, Nimes and Avignon. I possess a small equestrian center and my husband is sculptor / stone cutter ;
    We possess about 20 horses and ponys and we organize courses, horse hiking, etc...
    Our house, the equestrian center and the workshop are on a land of 3 hectares.

    Our respective activities leave us little time to take care of the land and our garden, we need help.

    You need to like living in the countryside and not be afraid of being a little isolated, you need to like nature, animals, and especially horses.
    A room with a bathroom is at your disposal, bicycles are available to visit the surroundings.

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    Je m'appelle Nathalie, je vis à la campagne dans le Gard, à proximité de Uzès et proche d'Alès, de Nimes et d'Avignon, je possède un petit centre équestre et mon mari est sculpteur / tailleur de pierre ;
    Nous possédons une vingtaine de chevaux et poneys et organisons des cours, des promenades, etc...
    Notre maison, le centre équestre et l'atelier de sculpture sont un terrain de 3 hectares.

    Nos activités respectives nous laissent peu de temps pour aménager et entretenir la terre et le jardin, nous avons besoin d'aide.

    Il faut aimer la campagne, la nature et les animaux, et plus particulièrement les chevaux.
    Une chambre avec salle de bain indépendante est à la disposition des volontaires, des vélos sont disponibles pour vous promener dans les environs.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Volunteers can participate in our courses and learn to ride a horse. During your free time, there are numerous trails around and a few place like the picturesque village of Lussan within cycling distance.
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    Les volontaires peuvent participer à nos cours et apprendre à monter à cheval. Durant votre temps libre, il a de nombreuses ballades à faire dans le coin, et de nombreuses visites à faire dans le coin à distance accessibles à vélo.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for Workawayers to help on land and garden maintenance, painting, fencing, garden care, pruning, etc...
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    Nous attendons des Workawayers principalement des travaux de maintenance, peinture, clôtures, entretien du jardin, tonte, taille, etc...

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    French: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Individual room with private bathroom, meals are taken in family, volunteers are welcome to help in the kitchen.
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    Chambre individuelle avec salle de bain privée, les repas se font en famille, les volontaires sont bienvenus à aider à la cuisine.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    From Uzès, one can go anywhere in the Gard for 1€50, Avignon, Nimes, we are close to Cévennes as well.
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    Depuis Uzès, on peut se rendre n'importe où dans le Gard pour 1€50, Avignon, Nimes, nous sommes également proche des Cévennes.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have 4G connection with a Wifi hotspot in the house, the room offered to volunteers is in range.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

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Host ref number: 122592171191