Help me set up my new eco-lodge in Crest, France

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  • Last activity: 15/12/2022



 Min stay requested: 1 week or less



  • Description


    We are 2 people to live here, me and a women.
    This place host people for little seminars, dance, meditation and retreat.
    Personnaly, it's an opportunity, after 20 years in cities, to re-contact nature and work with my hands.
    Here I test permaculture, and try to make trees back again.
    I like nature, climbing, trekking, litterature, qigong, fresh food, spiritual coaching, etc.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    My hobbies are climbing, hikking, qigong, bicycle... I can share about my work of course.

  • Help


    What have we done with workawayers:
    We have built greenhouse, dry toilets, seeding, lombricompost, birds house, ...
    We have been planting a lot of fruit trees, and flowers.
    We started permaculture, with success with tomatoes, but the first summer was really too hot for the rest.
    Some have painted indoors.

    For now the jobs are:
    - Cutting herbs and trees
    - Seeding
    - Planting
    - Restaure furtnitures sometimes
    Looking for a person who knows such jobs, who is not afraid to work with hand.
    I need also people who are able to work on their own, independant! You'll prepare half of you meal.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Private room, cabane design, in the garden, with electricity and a real bed of course! 15 meters from shower and toilets.

    During winter, you'll have a independant room.

    The field is very big, so you have your private garden, or even sleep out if you please (during the summer!).

    We'll have almost one lunch together by day, for the other one I provide you the food but I can't promise I'll be with you, working also partly out.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The region is wonderfull. It's full of places for trekking, climbing, horsing, biking, swimming.
    We can organize together something as local trek or climbing. I love to coach climbing for beginners too.

    In summer a lot of people from all the Europa visit this region.
    There are many places to swim, to dance, and to meet tremendous alternatives here.
    In our city, Crest, 9000 people, 4km from our ourse, you'll find shopping, cafes, restaurants, cinema, etc.
    There is a station in Crest, where I can pick you up.
    There is a famous Jazz festival at the end of july.
    Crest is also one hour from the Vercors mountains, very nice place for trekkers.

    The house is also 30 km from the city of Valence (30 minutes by train or bus), a big and nice city with TGV train.
    From there you can very quickly to the Meditteranee, and Marseille.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    the parking is far from the house, don't expect electricity...

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 669576433571

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