We are a family of 6 people, 2 parents and 4 children. We live in a lovely estate with a Castle (in the family since 1950) in France in Burgundy, inside the Natural park of Morvan. We are used to welcome a lot of people at home. We love music, sport, garden, nature, animals, cooking, and those activities lend to the magical place. There is a 2 hectar garden, and a vegetable garden. We like to use local and environmentally friendly products.
Félicie, the mother, is upholsterer, she like decoration, cooking, Walking
Charly, the Father, handle the estate, he is passionnate of nature, He is creative, and have always a lot of projects in his head for the developpement of the domain.
At the same time, we have guest rooms, 2 renting house, and 2 shack on lake for unusual nights.
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Workawayers will probably learn how it is to live in the country of France, which is very different from big cities.
The place where we live is surrounded by celtics area, full of history about our ancestors ( Bibracte, a gallo-roman old city, Autun with a lot of Roman ruins) , and not far from us there is also the buddhist Temple of Thousand Buddhas.
Burgundy is also known for its famous wine, its cheese, its cows, and its many walking roads.
We need people for
• household maintenance ( painting, little renovations, odd jobs...),
• parks and garden maintenance (plant, weed the vegetable plot, gather fruit and vegetable)
• giving a hand with cooking, cleaning...
There's work for everybody, with any skills in a friendly atmosphere.
Depending on the period workawayers will stay in a bedroom in the estate, with a bathroom, and will take meals with the family in the Castle kitchen (3 meals a day)
There is a train station at 15km, wich allows you to visit bigger cities like Dijon, Lyon, Nevers, Beaune...
5 hours of work per day maximum, 5 days a week.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
4/5 heures par jour max, 5 j/sem.