Come and help us around our Water Mill in Loire valley, France



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  • Description


    We are a retired couple , living on the edge of Le Loir river , with a beautiful view of our village's castle . We have a water mill , a garden of flowers , a vegetables garden and orchard , a spacious yard along the river and several annex buildings.
    Our village is 2 hours from Paris and 30 minutes from Angers . Nearby you will have the opportunity to walk along the river , explore our town and its castle , as well as nearby forests accessible with our bicycles . You will also be able to boat on the river with our 2 boats and a canoe, and you can fish too.
    We are looking for people of good character , who are willing and happy to help us with our project ,and who prefer to do things right and with attention to detail .
    Quiet evenings and dinners along the river during summer .
    French and English speaking .

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The region is in the heart of french history , with many nice castles and old cities to visit .

  • Help


    We are looking for some general maintenance from painting , wood work , cleaning out rooms , small repairs, help around the house , gardening , etc particular we are renovating a part of the mill house and we need now some experience in working with wood , carpentry .....

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will be staying in a separate house, next to ours . You will have your own kitchen and bathroom .
    You can fix your own meals or sometimes we can share meals together .

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live in a village with a beautiful castle , 30 minutes by car from Angers . Bus services are available for you.
    Around us is a small park and there are forests with walking trails accessible by bike . You can also fish, swim and boat in the river directly from our property .

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    • 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

    Large private parking in the property near the river

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    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

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

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