Mosaic of rural activities with our family in an exceptional site in Lauzerte, SouthWest France

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  • Last activity: 15 Jul 2024

Availability

  2024 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello! Come and join us in our beautiful property! We are a family of 4 with two kids aged 7 and 9. We have a lot of renovation work in the farm, 2 donkeys to look after, an orchard to maintain, a vegetable garden to grow, and a lot of fun to share.

    We live 2km from Lauzerte, one of the most beautiful village of France, on the Santiago de Compostella trail, 1 hour drive from Toulouse in the South West of France.

    We are both native French speakers and fluent in English. Both of us are well traveled and adapted to different cultures and ways of life.

    Catherine is a geographer,interested in plants of all sort, cultivated or wild, . Marc likes to work with matter... wood, stone, iron, and love to build things ;-)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The area of Lauzerte has a lot to offer to foreign visitors. It is a historical stage on the Compostella de Santiago trail. The village itself hosts a number of cafés and restaurants as well as bakers, supermarket, chemist, public library and many handicraft workshops. It is considered one of the most beautiful village in France. It is at the heart of living traditions and history.

    The area is ideal for hikers, bicycle rides, fishing in beautiful landscapes and nature.

    You can experience trekking with our donkeys as pack animals and wonderful companions. We'll be happy to let you learn the ropes and how to look after them.

    We enjoy cooking traditional French cuisine with local products and we love food from around the world. We are used to vegetarians.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    You will have the choice and generally, people like to learn and try different things. There is a lot to do to renovate and improve adjacent old farm buildings, help with masonry and stone projects, repair fences in the fields, maintain the orchard, split firewood, grow the vegetable garden, and so forth.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    During winter time, we all live together in the main house. WE have two guests bedrooms. One bedroom has the wi-fi connexion, while the other works with 3G and 4G.
    Meal times are shared together in the main house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Toulouse airport 1h15mn drive from our place. Moissac train station is 20mn drive. Montauban TGV is 35mn drive. Unfortunately, public transport is not well-developed. So having a car is definitely a plus to visit the region. There are buses to Moissac twice a week. We can also drive you to the train station if you fancy a trip to the city.

  • 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

    Workawayers are accommodated in our house during winter. We have two separate bedrooms for guests. Wi-fi is working in the house. 3G and 4G are also working well with a local SIM card. During spring and summer time, we can accomodate workawayers in a separate lodge (1 bedroom and 1 living-room) next to the main house.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have space to park

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Pets are welcome. Be aware that we live next to a road and a wood with no fence. Wild life is present everywhere (deers, foxes, wild boars, squirrels, etc.). We also have 2 donkeys who don't really care about pets.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 475552399199

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