Help to build a clay house and with the vegetable garden in Saint Nolff, Brittany, France



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    We expect your visit to help us building a clay house. Differents tecnicals will be use, stone and wood and hempt also. This "hut" will take place in a beautiful country side with pond and pond/pool for rafraiching and a big vegetable garden. So you could also discover the very natural and biologique way of lovçng plants... Our land is full of surprise as pepper trees... You could learn electrocultur, permacultur and more... The land is 1,5 hectare and you may be lodge in a caravan, a tent or in a little wood caban. Natural shower and biological toilet but i'll drive you to a flat for dressing washing. No internet in the place but the seeside at a quater and really big beautiful beaches (the south Bretagne coast) at half an hour. I'm a guy of 53 years old with my two daughters 12 and 19 years old. Spiritual wellcome.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You may learn french. You will learn to built clay house (daub house, piset...) with differents technics. You may discover vegetable garden knowledge, how to care, the permacultur, electrocultur and many little more... You can also discover this magical country, legendary celts place ; The region is very culturally active. And of course, you can also enjoy the magnificent beaches of southern Brittany.

  • Help


    Building the clay house is the real project. Cooking may help and vegetable garden allways need to be loved !

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

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    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
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  • Accommodation


    The place is beautiful and natural but very spartan : you will be lodge in a caravan or a tent or a wood caban. Every volunteers are provided with private sleeping space and tents, mattresses and all the bedding needed are provided by me.
    No electricity but everything to charge phones and computers but no internet connection. Natural biological toilet and solar shower.
    But i've got an appartment very close where we acn find all the modern usefull habits back... Hot showers, washing machine, internet connection and so on. 5Not to be too much abuse ;) )
    I hope you could help me four hours a day and i offer you meals plus a disponible car (not the fuel) to visit around my beautiful region. The meal will be make with a majority of home made vegetable but not only vegetarian except if you want.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The is a vastly choice of cultural, sport, nautical sport activities in the region especialy during the summer season : concerts, theater, festivals desides the beautiful nature, it's a paradise ! "Golfe du Morbihan" on google may incite you !

  • A little more information

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Number of caravan or camping-car are limited.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 4-5 days a week

My two daughters, Lilou 12 and Malicia almost 20 years old. And the great fire place she done !
Different wood caban/rtoom in the full nature.
Around, amazing rivers very natural. You may rent a little wood boat with electric motor and visit the silence of the inner country.
Around, some beautiful secret beaches, here in Etel.
La place centrale avec le foyer du feu.
L'entrée de la Zoula, du terrain.
Edouard le lézard.
Games for kids... Balançoire, petit trou d'eau, bac à sable ou toboggan...
Extra confortable place, ideal for a couple.
Host ref number: 641979777799