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Living in a 150 years old little country house in Lanaudiere, Quebec, Canada

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  • Last activity: 26 Feb 2024

Availability

  2024 

 Min stay requested: No minimum

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi ! I'm living half of my time in town (Montreal) and the other half in the country, between two fields, in a nice and old little country house. It's not luxurius, but it's a time-traveling experience !!!

    I'd like to share this space with amazing people ! I'm a social being and love to have people around. When I'm here, it's a chance to discuss existential-life issues, play boardgames, show you around, cook together... And when I'm not, you can enjoy some time alone in the house. A perfect balance...

    I'm a psychosociologist and osteopath (alternative health care), and a dedicated mom. I use to work in collective gardens for years, so when I got this place, I planted a few fruits trees and bushes, and gave love to the organic garden on site.

    I don't have so much work to do around, so I'm looking for something closer to a roomate relationship. It's so much easier to take care of this place with others (cooking, chopping wood, shoveling snow, passing the lawnmore and weedeater, fixingbroken things, pass the broom and clean up the space, take care of the garden...). You will stay for free, but we'll share the cost of food.

    I have a teenager who still comes in to sometimes, on weekends, so you need not to be scared of kids ;).

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We speak french and english, we know the place around and nice places to hike and rock climb...

    Eco friendly... LGBTQ+ friendly... Vegetarian-vegan friendly...

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help

    Help

    Cold season : Cooking, cleaning, chopping wood, shoveling snow...
    Rest of the time : Gardening, cooking, cleaning, mowing the lawn...

    Pretty much, being a nice roomate for the time you pass by !
    As the work needed is really low, we'll be sharing the cost of the food.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    It will be a pleasure to help you practice your french or english with us. But you have to know enough of at least one of them when you come to be able to communicate your needs and understand what we say...

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    150 years old traditional canadian country house... Internet but not fast, running water but not heated, electricity but also a big firestove, between two fields but not far from the village.

    You'll have a room ready for you, with a double bed (couples are welcome !). The room closes with a curtain. If you come with your kids, we also have access to a single bed and a futon in the living room upstairs.

    In summer, we have an outside shower we can use. In winter, it's old fashion (warm up the water for the bath...), but you can always decide to go for a spa-day, or to a gym in town.

    As I said, I'm expected to be here on site only half of the time.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    A lot of local producers around, but also an amazing place to play outside ! (hiking and rock climbing, snowshoeing...)

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have access to internet, but it's slow... Perfect place to write your papers if you are a student. Nice place to stay focus, next to the fire.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    To discuss... But would be nice.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    3 hours a day max, 5 days/week.

Host ref number: 747935248834

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