Help us with our house and garden in Lot et Garonne, South West France



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    Hello - I am Ann and have moved to South West France, having lived here for 6 years now.
    I live in an old farm house with 7 acres off meadow. There is a pond, pigeonnier and barns.
    On going projects : vegetable garden, flower garden, and renovating the large roof space into more bedrooms.
    Chickens, ducks ,sheep and 2 lovely cats share the farm. I have also just started to keep bees - you would be welcome to help with the bees.
    It is always good to meet new people. Sharing work ,food and conversation.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We have varied work - from chopping wood, making a garden area, building stone walls to make a terrace, erecting fencing, mowing grass and general outdoor activities.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Beginner

    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


    Within our home, a large double bedroom and a large shared family bathroom.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    This is a beautiful rural area, with many medieval bastide villages nearby.
    We have bikes and Wi-Fi available. Smoking ok as long as it is outside. We love food and wine and would enjoy introducing you to the local cuisine, at present we get most of our vegetables etc from our local market. We are aiming to grow as many fruits, vegetables and herbs as possible in the near future.
    Our nearest airport is Bergerac (1 hour away), there are many low cost flights available from the UK. We could pick you up from the airport.
    We would welcome people from any nationality and any age.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Kind dogs only - there are two friendly dogs here.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    4hrs a day or 5 hr adding to 20 hrs. a week

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