Live with a retired couple and help around the garden and home in a small artist village, Cailhau, Aude region, France

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France

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    30/03/2020

 
  2020 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    I am 76 and my wife is 74 both of us are in reasonably good health for our age, but I have just had a prostate cancer op and need help in the garden and around the house.

    We live in a small artist village called Cailhau in the Aude region of France

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Being an artist village there is plenty to see and do.

    Including Carcassonne which is a short distance away, A key city in the formation of France. Carcassone was the seat of power of the Counts of Carcassonne, and then of the famous Trencavel family in the 12th century. Following the Albigensian Crusade (1209-1229), when the Royal forces seized Carcassonne, accusing it of complicity with the Cathars, it became a Royal fortress governed by a seneschal

  • Help

    Help

    We require help in the garden which is 1000 square meters plus help in the house cleaning and painting and decorating.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Two Double Bedrooms own bathroom and toilet
    All meals would Be provided

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Because we are in the middle of the Malepere wine region there are hundreds of vineyards to see! We are one hour from the Mediterranean two hours from the Pyrénées and three hours from Barcelona. Locally there are many very old and interesting villages and towns to see. Join the locals to play pétanqu!

  • 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

  • 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: 484613914457