Great opportunity to housesit, learn French, and care for my animals in Normandy, France



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    I am the owner and Director of a French Language school here in Normandy. I live in the country about 40 minutes from the school and have a huge garden, horses, dogs and cats. I have to travel a lot for the business so would love some consistent dog and horse and cat sitters who would like to learn or improve their French, who like the country and can drive.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Elderly Companionship
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Help


    If you have a car/can drive and would like to learn French and spend a minimum of 6 months looking after my house and animals when I am away (usually a maximum of 3 weeks at a time)-In return, on top of your board and lodging you can have some lessons at my school French in Normandy free of charge the school also teaches online.
    Help is
    general gardening and maintenance
    vegetable gardening
    pool maintenance
    yard and box cleaning (horses)
    walking dogs
    chatting to my mum (91 but very bright) and if i am away cooking for her

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent

    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


    Bathroom and private bedroom in house. Shared bathroom if other visitors arrive until further bathroom is finished.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Normandy is a great place to visit. It s the birthplace of Impressionism. Paris is just an hour away by train and our local station has free parking. Rouen is a marvellous city as is Caen , Le Havre and then there is a wealth of delightful country towns, chateaux and markets to explore.

    This is a good opportunity for someone who would like to live in France and have a truly French experience as St Christophe village is in the depths of the Normandy countryside. The nearest shop is 6klm.

  • 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

    I work online daily

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    plenty of space

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Dog sitting so feeding morning and evening, walks etc when I am away. Help in the garden and around the house and just basic common sense cleaning in a shared hosue situation. I am happy to cook if I am there as it is one of my hobbies but always keen

Host ref number: 158792788352