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.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
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.
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.
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.
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.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week