Help with some restoration at our old farmhouse in Aude, France

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  • Last activity: 8 Dec 2023



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    We Philippe, Valerie , we live in an old farmhouse in a cedar forest, in Languedoc-Roussillon, 25 km from Carcassonne, we live and work on a property, we have 2 dogs, 2 cats, and 1 llama.

    Many young people of all nationalities stayed two months in total immersion and they left speaking the usual French perfectly as well as French slang, some went to university in France or Belgium after their stay!

    You can make jogging, mountain biking hiking, archery, picking up mushrooms, eating truffles (in season), I will learn what I know in my work and also to find water with chopsticks.

    Nous sommes Philippe, Valérie , nous vivons dans une ancienne ferme dans une forêt de cèdre, en Languedoc-Roussillon, à 25 km de Carcassonne, nous vivons et travaillons sur une propriété, nous avons 2 chiens, 2 chats, Lily le lama femelle.

    Beaucoup de jeunes de toutes nationalités sont restés deux mois en immersion totale et ils sont repartis en parlant le Français usuel parfaitement ainsi que l'argot Français, certains ont été à l'université en France ou en Belgique à la suite de leur séjour!

    vous pourrez faire du jogging, randonnée vtt, tir à l'arc, ramasser les champignons, manger des truffes(en saison), apprendre à chercher l'eau...

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    we can learn at the workaways , woodwork, carpentry, mécanic , plumbing, restoration old house 1501 years, and build cabin with our wood and lots of things...

  • Help


    Hi, we can accommodate a small Ukrainian family, ми можемо розмістити невелику українську сім'ю

    We will need help , dry stone walling, interior painting, cutting wood, clearing brush herbs,scions we work, framework, and we are restoring the buildings to turn them into cottage.
    Philippe et Valérie

    following workaways that copy with u torrent or other software, we had Hadopi recommendations, you will have to have your 4G connection.

    Suite à des workaways qui copient avec u Torrent ou autre logiciel, nous avons eu des recommandations de Hadopi, vous devrez venir avec votre connexion 4G.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: 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 room, confortable, heated with toilet and shower; you will need to bring your sleeping bag.

    Une chambre, confortable et chauffée, avec WC et douche, vous devrez amenez votre duvet.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    At the farm, we are three, Valerie, Philippe Valerie speaks English, Philippe speaks some English and Franglais-chiac; the farm is isolated in a forest in a wild place,,this summer, you can enjoy hiking, mountain biking, looking for mushrooms, observing animals, deer, wild boar, hare ... you can learn to shoot archery, cherch water or just rest.
    If arriving by train, plane or on foot, we can pick you up from the city of Carcassonne, 25 kms.

    A la ferme, nous sommes trois, Valérie, Philippe, valérie parle anglais, Philippe parle un peu anglais et franglais; la ferme est isolée dans une forêt dans un endroit sauvage,,; vous pourrez faire des randonnées, du VTT, chercher des champignons, observer les animaux, chevreuils, sanglier, lièvres...vous pourrez tirez apprendre à tirer à l'arc, chercher de l'eau ou tout simplement vous reposer.
    Si vous arrivez en train, en avion ou à pied, nous pourrons venir vous chercher à la ville de Carcassonne, à 25 kms.

  • 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?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    Entre 5 et h max, 5 j/sem.

Host ref number: 682852726294

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