Help with some renovations of our property with views of Marseille Harbour, France



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  • Description


    We are a young couple settled in Marseille for more than 4 years. We embarked on the renovation of an old house (we hold the end :)) located in the north of Marseille on a plot of 3600 m2 with a magnificent view of the harbor of Marseille. Our project is first to finish the renovation, enlarge the kitchen garden, creation of restanques, imagine a disgn in permaculture (creation of orchard, henhouse etc ...), retype a cabin to accommodate visual artists, construction of a yurt ...

    Nous sommes un jeune couple installé à Marseille depuis plus de 4 ans. On s'est lancé dans la rénovation d'une vieille maison (on tient le bout :) ) situé dans le nord de Marseille sur un terrain de 3600 m2 avec une magnifique vue sur la rade de Marseille. Notre projet c'est d'abord de finir la rénovation, agrandir le potager, création de restanques, imaginer un disgn en permaculture ( création de verger, poulailler etc...), retaper une cabane pour accueillir des artistes plasticiens, construction d'une yourte...

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The exchange can be done by learning the French language to the extent possible, visit the city of Marseille and its surroundings, advice on permaculture. Regarding our skills we can also teach you massage techniques (, yoga therapy, food advice and benefit from cultural event in Marseille!

    L'échange peut se faire par l'apprentissage de la langue française dans la mesure du possible, visite de la ville de Marseille et ses alentours, conseils en disgn permaculture. Concernant nos compétences on peut aussi vous apprendre des techniques de massage (bien.être), yoga thérapie, conseils alimentaire et bénéficier d'événement culturel à Marseille!

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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  • Help


    We will need you to help us carry out the projects mentioned before. It is therefore a question of making coatings, paints, creation of vegetable garden, mulching, sowing, planting, watering, DIY (setting up a frame to isolate the hut), coating lime and straw earth for the insulation outdoor, build gabions for the terraces, build dry toilets, prepare the floor of the wooden yurt ...

    On aura besoin de vous pour nous aider à réaliser les projets cités auparavant. Il s'agit donc de faire des enduits, peintures, création de carré potager, pailler, semer, planter, arroser, bricolage ( mise en place d'une ossature pour isoler la cabane), enduit terre chaux et terre paille pour l'isolation extérieure, construire des gabions pour les restanques, construire des toilettes sèches,préparer le plancher de la yourte en bois...

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    One bedroom is free for the moment with a double bed. Camping without problem, is a camper depending on its size because it is at the end of a narrow cross. Access to the outdoor kitchen is free, as well as the bathroom and indoor toilets.
    Regarding meals we will be rather present at breakfast and dinner because we do not eat at home at noon. Everyone is free to prepare their meals according to their diet.

    Une chambre est libre pour l'instant avec un couchage deux places. Camping sans problème, est camping car en fonction de ses dimensions car on est au bout d'une traverse étroite. L'accès à la cuisine extérieure est libre, ainsi que la sdb et les toilettes à l'intérieur.
    Concernant les repas on sera plutôt présent au petit dej et dîner car on ne mange pas à la maison le midi. Chacun est libre de préparer ses repas en fonction de son régime alimentaire.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    I register today as a volunteer after using workaway as a host in Marseille to renovate my house. Today I am the traveler, I am very happy to be able to share, learn more and live new experiences.

    Je m'appelle Chedli (27 ans), As I mentioned I am rather manual.

    I love to massage, I like to cook, to be outside, to talk about several subjects, to play sports, to dance, to sing and to enjoy life in all its beautiful colors. I try to make the world a little bit better and I try to be a good person.

    I am interested in all themes around sustainability, equality and I am always ready to learn new things :-)

    I would be happy to find a place where I could help and make myself useful.

    See you soon !

  • 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

    4/5 heures par jour max, 5j/sem.

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