Help a Kiwi couple restore their beautiful townhouse in Villeneuve Sur Lot, South West France



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 Min stay requested: 1 week or less

  • Description


    We are a couple from New Zealand that have recently bought a house in the South West of France, between Bordeaux and Toulouse. We travel to buy antiques for our business in New Zealand and stay in the house for 3 months a year to store the furniture and work on the house to get it to a standard to rent out at some stage.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Art Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We want to offer people an experience working and living in France. Staying in and working on a beautiful house full of character. Living in a medium size village and enjoying the ways of life from vege Markets, biking, sightseeing, speaking French, enjoying all aspects of the French culture,

  • Help


    We need able-bodied people to help us fix up and restore our beautiful townhouse in France. There's lots to do, re-wiring, building new bathrooms, painting, tiling and gardening. We are a creative couple and our house has beautiful original hand painted walls and ceilings along with other unique character features. We are ideally looking for people who enjoy and appreciate these details.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    We offer accommodation and food in exchange for 5 hours of work per day in our house in France. A beautiful large double bedroom is available for couples and singles. We are vegetarian but you are welcome to use our barbeque to cook meat if you need to.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are in the center of the village with all amenities available walking or biking ( available). We also would offer transport when we are traveling to other areas, Bordeaux, Toulouse and surrounding towns. There is a 2 euro bus to the larger town of Agen and trains are available from there to Bordeaux, Toulouse etc. We are a casual couple but expect tidiness from our workers.

  • 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 4-5 hours a day.

Host ref number: 535844951919