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DIY with artists, in the middle of nowhere, but real close to a river you can swim in :) Coulanges, France

  • France
  • Favourited 6 times
  • Last activity: 20/07/2022



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    We are a young family maintaining an old family-house in the middle of France. The place is full of potential, for sharing, for having space, for art or for just being in nature. We are at the same time trying to use this space and keep the house standing :)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    3 nice things in our home: The Loire, the last wild big river of france, at 200m from the house, to swim in, check the birds and nature life there. Second, we are into bushcraft, loving to build, cook, experience what we can do and how to live with direct nature. Third, we are both artist, creating living situations as art work, putting imperfection and wu wei

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We need help for general maintenance, and especially to put new tiles on the roof, but no real skils are really needed, just strong arms ;) we have 2 children running around and we would like to share the care about them when we are working on the house... In the same way, it is nice if there is a roster about cooking or cleaning... We are DIYers, and not perfectionist.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    German: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    just by speaking to each other

  • Accommodation


    We have a room in the house with 3 beds, we have a tent of 8m diameter, a little mobile-home, and caravans or vans are welcome. The land around the house is big, with a mini forest and 2 little fields

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Swim in the river, enjoy nature, learn some bushcraft skills,

  • 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

    be welcome, there is space

  • 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: 217272995587