Looking for help for Easter 2021
We are two guys living in the south of France on a very large plot of land, and we are looking for help next Easter. We are looking for help from 2 workaways in Easter 2020 for 2 or 3 weeks.
2 boys/2 girls or boy/girl...whatever!
Tasks are to help us finalise our house and grounds prior to an opening party in the summer of 2020. We have 5 hectares of lan around the house.
Lots of woodstaining etc.
Accommodation is in a self contained studio apartment with fully equipped kitchen, bathroom and double bed. A single bed can be brought in if necessary.
Our house is in a small hamlet of 2 houses in the beautiful Languedoc french countryside nestled in among the vines. The village of a Roujan is just 2 kilometres away where all daily shopping can be done. The village of Neffiès is a short walk where there are 2 very nice restaurants.
British TV via satellite
Béziers 25 minutes
Montpellier 50 minutes
Pézenas 10 minutes
Food or daily allowance provided.
Transport to from airport or station or Beziers/Montpellier provided.
Nearest airport Beziers or Montpellier
DIY and building projects
Help around the house
This is a very nice part of the south of France....we speak English, Finnish and French, and will mainly communicate in English. There will of course be opportunities to learn a bit of French and learn some carpentry skills.
Woodstaining....we have a lot of wooden structures that need an annual woodstaining.
Looking after 22 chickens...feeding, watering, cleaning coop and collecting eggs etc. You can have as many eggs as you can eat!
Gardening..looking after the potager and the olive and fruit trees. Trimming spraying and fertilisation of trees ahead of summer. Weeding around base of trees.
Planting out the vegetables and tomatoes for 2020 in the potager.
Improving soil with compost etc
General watering of gardening.
Possible use of tractor.
Helping with landscaping garden involving some light digging.
Helping with dry stone walls and borders.
Accommodation in a studio apartment on site. Food or money for food will be provided. BBQ,s are a normal feature of living here.
We have 2 bicycles for local transport to village shops etc. We can drive further afield to airports and train stations etc. There is ample parking for own cars should that be required. We have accommodation available in the nearest large city of Montpellier for weekend stays etc. We are close to beaches and interesting towns like Pezenas, Beziers etc. There are 2 or 3 really good restaurants in the 2 closest villages...Roujan and Neffies.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week