We are located in southern France 120 kms from Toulouse on a 10.5 ha estate in Occitanie. We are a guest house in an old style manor on top of the hill. Our project is to develop a well being center in the middle of nature. It is a dream place for any handy man. Our points of interest include permaculture, sustainable energy and alternative healing.
All-rounders welcome... My name is Ning, please get in touch for more information.
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Opportunities to participate in food preparation with all kinds of international recipes.
This place is one and a half hour from Pyrenees mountains and about same time from the Atlantic ocean. Two hours from Spain, one hour and 15 mins from famous Lourdes holy site.
Language spoken are French, English and Chinese. The region of Gers is the number one region of organic farming in France. Surely you will learn much more and experience a lot while assisting us in developing this project.
Land - we have beautifull landscape, where artist, gardeners, builders can express their ideas and talents.
Creating TeePee spot. We have bamboo corner, where amazing space can be turn into Avatar village :-)
Garden - we are following permacultures principles in order to create playfull and sustainable place, where cocreating with nature is main goal. As well as produce sufficient production of vegetables and fruites.
Things to do:
- Create meditation corners
- Look after trees
- design new pathways
- creating a bear foot track
- maintain ponds
- chopping the wood and create woodchips
Animals - we have chicken, cats and dog on site. So help with feeding, taking care or build a shelter is welcome.
We want to develope this place, that what we create can benefits others.
Chinese (Mandarin): Fluent
Studio type and very soon... tepees available on site for your own experimental alternative comfort
Just enjoy the nature and life. it is one of the most relaxing place you can find in France.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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