Join our a french-dutch family and help with some DIY at our dream property in the south of France

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  • Last activity: 20 Mar 2023



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    We are a french-dutch family with 3 children (22, 19 and 8). After many years in the Netherlands, we found our dream property in the south of France, in the neighbourhood of Carcassonne,
    Located in a touristical area, we want to turn it into a 4 rooms B&B and 2 vacation appartments. But it needs first to be partly restored and decorated.
    We wil be happy to share our house with you, help you to discover the area and all the activities that can be done.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We seek help with practical and creative projects inside and outside the house.
    We welcome people of different ages and nationalities and look forward to learning from you.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Help us to renovate a few rooms of our houses.
    Most of the work is sanding and painting (Doors, windows and walls) electricity or plombing skills are welcome. There is as well some gardening that needs to be done and some cleaning works.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner
    Italian: 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


    A room on the second floor with a bathroom dedicated to workawayers

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Carcassonne is the closest big city, with the Cité médiévale and the canal du midi (both by the UNESCO) There are many interesting cities to visit within one hour, as Toulouse, Béziers, Narbonne of Castres.
    Around, many castles, churches to visit and for sportive people plenty of possibilities : of the road bike, kanoe, canyoning, rafting, climbing....

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have enough space voor any campervans

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    We love animals

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 182299944839

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