Help out in our gardens in a beautiful country house nestled in the forest near Ottawa, Canada



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    Hello, we live 30 minutes from Ottawa and 1 1/2 hour from Montreal, in a beautiful country house nestled in the forest. I am french but speak english also mother of 17 years old twins and owner operator of a boarding kennel for dogs and cats. We also have 3 goats and a little pig name Charlotte. If you love the country, you will enjoy our comfortable home. We are social and easygoing people that enjoy good food and barbecues in the summer. You can refresh yourself in our pool and enjoy the scenery. We go to the villages in our area which will give you the opportunity to bus to either Ottawa or Montreal. We can accomodate you in a comfortable basement living room with a hidebed.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Animal Care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The travellers will benefit by seing our way of life here with our home base kennel. You will be able to go to Ottawa and visit parlement hill and tourist area like the rideau canal, museums etc... We can bring you to the train station to go to Montreal for a day or two where you can visit the site of the city.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    For two weeks, we need approximately 4 to 5 hours of help per day (weekends off) with gardening (grass cutting with a tractor lawnmower and trimming) wood splitting and cording, painting, animal care, building projects and if I provide the ingredients for you to cook us a meal from your country for fun.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We can accomodate one person (prefer a man) between the age of 22 to 35 who has experience in building, chain saw (not a must) and has energy to help. non smoker. You will have your own space in our living room basement which has a sofabed.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    As previously mentioned, Ottawa is 30 minutes away and Montreal is 1.5 hour. We are friendly people who will make sure your stay is enjoyable for you.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 379198721259