Help with finishing a house and some general help in beautiful Languedoc, France



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    I live on the outskirts of a rural village surrounded by fields in France (Languedoc) about 10mins from Limoux. For the past six years I have been building a house myself and now it is nearing finishing. I am looking for singles or a couple to come and help me finish off so that I can let it out later in the summer. It is all coming together well and I am looking for help in the large garden, to finish the swimming pool (nearly there and should be ready soon) and help with general work including tiling the patio. I would like people to stay for as long as they are happy up until the end of June. In return for your help I will try and share with you the area. I have no skills requests but would rather work with smiles.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    I am English living in France in a region famous for wine production so wine tasting and touring could definitely be on the agenda. this is a beautiful area and you can practise the language, enjoy the weather. I am an hour and a quarter from the coast, Spain and Andorra and am happy for people to do all their hours in 2 or 3 days leaving them free to use this as a base to travel if they wish

  • Help


    Help with finishing my house and gardenin the mornings during the week. There is loads to be done and Workawayers can choose to a great extent what things they do.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    A room in the main house with ensuite facilities in single or double beds

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    I have no experience hosting volunteers but have travelled extensively and volunteered myself.
    I am not looking for slave labor but would appreciate a positive outlook
    I am happy to chauffeur a bit and also to provide bicycles if required
    Cheap flights are available by Ryan Air to Carcassonne or Easyjet/Flybe to Toulouse. Airport pickup 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 3 1/2hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 486126181888