We are a french family living in Plénée Jugon , near Dinan and at 30 minutes from the coast of Brittany. The human part of the family is me Arlette and Patrick my husband. We are 65 and 62 years old. The outside animals include a horse, a donkey, 5 geese (babies coming), 8 sheeps (very nice), a goat, chickens, and more than 30 rabbits. Inside, you will share the house with us and six cats and a dog.
I am semi retired (work in college) and Patrick was computing ingeneer, now retrired since september.
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
Life in country, near animals, painting, renovating ,gardening.
We are looking for strong arms to help us cutting the wood in the Valley and need somebody to help Patrick to renovatethe roof on an Old barn. We are a hard working family and expect a similar attitude from our guest.
A lot of the work is quite physically demanding. You must love animals and working in nature and outdoors.
We would like you to work 5 hours a day. The wood needs à hard worker, and the roof also.We speak french, english spanish.
french, english, spanish,light italian
We live in a traditionnal stone farm house tipical.Your bedroom has a double bed and a single bed and we have two bathroom. We expect you to help with cooking, and clearing as part of family life and keeping clean and tidy private and shared areas. If you prefere, you can camp in the valley near the house among animals. (tenth material, solar shower, dry toilets, air bed and barbecue available).
When you don’t work : local walks, bicycle in the countryside, and riding horse and walk with the donkeys is possible. Our home is located in a beautiful part of the Côtes d'Armor center in country. We lend you a bike but I can take you to visite the sea (30 minutes) and the local sights if you want. We are near the magnifical town of DINAN and at 20' from seaside.
I’m a good cook but I expect our helpers to join in with cooking and house hold chores.
We eat healthy, mainly fresh produces including fish and meat. We don’t smoke but you can do it outside. We are looking for two helpers motivated, and energetic preferably thirty years and more because we have 5 accres to clean. You will be adaptable to the task at hands ; if you have some building or maintenance experience, it is a bonus. There is'nt bus or train, we live in the country , so , you must be able to stay without needing to go to town every day !!!!
We can pick you up at the railway station in Lamballe. Length of stay : min 15 jours by helper.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week