Share an adventure with us while helping around our home in Saint Seurin de Prats, France

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France

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    Last activity

    02/07/2021

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  • Description

    Description

    We are Australian's renovating a Chateau in the Bordeaux region. We are very interested in different cultures and meeting people and would love to share our adventure with workawayer's. The Bordeaux region is vibrant and we believe has all the best France has to offer. We are right on the river with a large park of 3 Ha. The Chateaux is in need of love so cleaning and decorating mostly as construction work is minimal. The garden needs love also and we wish to create a wonderful kitchen garden. We want to restore the outdoor furniture that is here and also some upholstery work and other sewing and creative restorations on mirrors and various features. A large water feature needs restoration and for a bit of fun we want to build a chicken house and chicken run. So helpers with gardening, decorating and keen to uncover this beautiful home's features are welcome. French speakers wanting language exchange are very welcome as we need to learn French and can speak English with you as exchange learning.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Language practice

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are Australian's living in France so the exposure to French culture and Australian is offered. We would like to do language exchange if that works as we need to learn French and can help with English learners and if the person just wants to learn English that is also OK, we have basic German skills as well. We will have builders onsite from France, Holland and Poland so it will be a very multicultural project. We would love retirees all the way through to students no limits and no biases.

  • Help

    Help

    Restoration of Water feature. Creating a kitchen garden. Some furniture restoration and moving. Upholstery. light construction help. Painting. Cleaning.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    German: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We can offer a summer house that is two bedroom and a small kitchen with a lovely outlook and space for downtime and privacy. If it is preferred then a bedroom in the main house with it's own bathroom. We will provide 3 meals a day Monday to Friday.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Free time can be spent exploring the region or even weekends away. The train to Bordeaux is approx 1 hr and from Bordeaux you can get the TGV to Paris, Toulose, Spain, Portugal and many other locations in France. We can provide bikes to get around locally and do drop offs and pick ups to any location within a 45min radius. If workers have their own car then plenty of parking is available.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 424262671676