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We would like to invite you to come and share our lovely home in the wild and stunning Ariege Pyrenees during the Autumn/Winter.
We are a fun loving family that relocated 14 years ago from the UK to France. We have enjoyed hosting over 70 people over a 7 year period.
We are Matt, Becky, Edouard (13) and Henri (11) and Dusty (cocker spaniel) Heidi (labrodoodle), Ella and Joe the cats and Pinky and Perky (the pigs). We speak English at home but as we are also French nationals this is our second language.
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
We are happy to show you the area where we live. You can learn building and gardening plus many lifestyle skills including parenting!
We believe in work hard and play hard, so equal measures of fun to be experienced here! Another pair of hands or two to help with household chores, animal care and pet sitting. You will be treated as part of our family.
English and some French
Own attic bedroom with 4 single beds or one double and 2 singles, private ensuite.
Our house is fully centrally heated and has stove for added romantic warmth, so very warm even during the cool spells. Equally with big stone walls and shutters very cool during the summer.
We ask for 25 hours a week in return for three meals a day and your own room with facilities. We have two children and jobs so we are not always about. Use of Internet, UK land lines telephone calls and bikes to get around.
We would prefer a couple ideally aged between 22 and 50ish happy to fit in with busy family. With two active boys the house is never quiet!
We only except non smokers. We eat a lot of what we grow and produce. We believe in a healthy varied diet including vegetarian, meat, fish, eggs and fruits. We can not accommodate strict VEGANS.
The area is rich in mountain scenery and great those who like to be out and about. It is also quite and tranquil and a great place to relax. Sporting activities throughout the year are nearby from skiing to rock climbing.
Our village has its own shop and bar/restaurant so although rural not completely cut off. We would love to welcome you to be part of out family for a few memorable weeks.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
5 hours a day, 5 days a week