I am an early retired lady, here with my daughter and 4 large dogs all live in the house. We need some maintenance, and minor tasks doing in the house, such as lime pointing, plastering, painting, etc and outside setting up the veg plot and poly tunnel..fallen deadwood removing from the woods and logging up. I need a roofer to fix my barn roof too. I cant do this all on my own and need some help...
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
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We are English, (not so good at French yet) myself and my daughter. We live with 2 horses that can't be ridden,.. we have ducks, chickens, geese, pigeons and in the house 4 big dogs, a wolfhound (I did say BIG.😉..) a deerhound lurcher and 2 flat coated retrievers, cats, ....so if you like animals and like being in the countryside, with its wildlife, big sunsets, relaxed lifestyle, then we are the place to be...
My daughter plays the drums , bass guitar (learning) and also learning the ukulele, so if you're musical she would love to see you...
Hello, we have just moved , full time, to a small hamlet in South Deux Sévres, we welcome some help preparing our veg garden, poly tunnel, as well as some help in the house , some plastering, painting, making things nicer, some brick work, and some lime pointing. Deadwood needs extracting from the woods and logging up. So chainsaw experience is necessary. Roofers are very welcome...
This host offers a language exchange
Im keen to integrate with French speakers who are keen to learn English
A beautiful 3 bedroom farmhouse, with another cottage to be finished.. you will have an ensuite (bath, shower, sink, toilet) bedroom , with a kingsize bed and on the ground floor, there is a pellet burner in the lounge, which is your own space, and its nice and quiet. It has a TV and is tuned into English Satellite channels. You will have full use of the kitchen, food and its facilities. I will cook an evening meal, breakfast and lunch is supplied, But it'll be help yourself ... BBQs in the summer too...
As we are rural but there is bus stop in the village, the nearest town is Sauzé Vaussais (a 10 minute bicycle ride or 3 minutes by car) there are regular markets, resturants and Vid Greniers as well as numerous other activities in the area, when we don't have a pandemic...Beautiful Angouleme can be reached by bus for 1€ from Ruffec, Paris (3 hrs) or Bordeaux (1.5hrs) by train journey from Ruffec or Poitiers station... the amazing Chateau at Vertuil sur Charente is very close and so is the historic village of Nantueil en Vallée
We live our life quietly, and peacefully, party people we are not... and we would expect you to respect this... we expect you to clean up after yourselves, and keep your areas clean and tidy...
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Can take any size tent, camper or motorhome
Will allow pets but ONLY if they are stock proof...only castrated or female dogs allowed
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week