Help with housekeeping, cleaning, maintenance and restoration of a chateau bear Bordeaux France

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France

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    Based in rural southern France, about 40 minutes from Bordeaux and in the heart of the wine producing region, Chateau is a Napoleonic chateau.
    Our home also hosts a number of pets - both inside and outside of the chateau. We have dogs, cats, a parrot, chickens, goats and some beautiful peacocks that roam the grounds, helping to make Chateau a unique destination for traveller and staff alike. The chateau also boasts a swimming pool, a natural lake for swimming complete with paddle board and two professional standard tennis courts for those keen on keeping fit.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Language practice
    Art project
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The family is an English speaking family, based in rural France, so you would have the opportunity to improve both your French and English language skills. You may also be taught various skills.

  • Help

    Help

    The chateau is in need of help with daily cleaning, maintenance and restoration and we are happy to work with workawayers either short or long term. We are also looking for someone who can cook healthy meals for the people staying at the chateau. We are also looking for people with experience, plastering, tiling, painting etc..., We need help with general labouring with rebuilding an important part of the chateau - the stable block

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    French, English, Polish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Workawayers would have a bedroom and bathroom either within the chateau or in a charming cottage nearby. Food will be provided, and we tend to eat as a family.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The area is very rural so it is recommended that you have your own transport, but we can collect you from the nearest train station if you would prefer. There are plenty of vineyards to visit, as well as Bordeaux, Angouleme and Cognac all being less than an hour away from the Chateau. The chateau has wifi for residents. There is a restaurant and shop within easy walking distance, as well as a bakery.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • 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

Host ref number: 165617282572