Help with maintenance and stay in an old refurbished farmhouse in Saint-André-d'Allas, France



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    I am a Humanitarian worker engaged in water and sanitation projects around the world with various NGO's. During my time off between missions, i live in this old farmhouse in rural Dordogne. I am engaged in finding ways to live alternatively while opening up to the greater public to allow these changes to take place.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    I have travelled extensively through my life and am happy to share the adventures i took part of. I am a great fan of nature, environmental protection and organic food growth as well as ancient types of plants, agricultural technique and alternative lifestyle. I am also part of various cultural groups such as a occitan choire and a prehistoric study group.

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  • Help


    Living in an old refurbished french farmhouse, there is always small miantenance to conduct throughout the different buildings. With forests and fields around the property, there is a large garden and an orchard to take care of and collecting firewood for the winter is also a regular task.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    My mum is a french as a foreign language teacher

  • Accommodation


    A bedroom with bathroom and toilet within the house. There is also parking space for a vehicule.Camping is also available if necessary

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The Dordogne is a world famous touristic area in France. With Prehistoric and medieval remains, great cuisine and gorgeous countryside landscape, there is a great deal of sightseeing and other cultural and leisure activities to engage in. The forests are littered with hiking path for long walks or adventurous bike rides. In the summer the rivers which cross the region make a great day out beaching or sunbathing.

  • 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

    There is decent wifi but not very powerful as the farm is in the middle of the woods.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Parking space available and acces to water and electricity

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    We have a dog so there is a need for the animals to get on but there is plenty of space

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

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

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Host ref number: 316771556545