Looking for some help finishing my eco build on a hillside in the beautiful Languedoc-Roussillon countryside, France



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    Hello! My name is Isabelle.

    I have a large eco-house and terrain to run and develop.

    (français plus bas)

    The location is isolated on the side of a hill in the beautiful Languedoc-Roussillon countryside.

    The house is large and comfortable, with a beautiful view onto the valley. In the distance you can sometimes see the Pyrenees. The house has no running water so this means the toilet is outside. The climate is very mild all year round and hot in summer. I collect rainwater for drinking and use a natural well to water my vegetable garden.

    I use a generator for electricity but this is limited. I can turn it on once every few days to recharge mobile phones. Since there is no electricity there is also no internet. But you can get phone reception. The rooms have a wood stove for heating.

    My life here is very calm, detached from modern distraction. Time passes slowly and You are always in touch with nature and the weather. It is a great place to recover your forces and breathe deeply.

    Here we always eat well, and I enjoy cooking with good natural ingredients when I have guests. I would also like to learn from you and the food of your culture if you like cooking.

    I have two cats and one dog, and several chickens for eggs. I enjoy playing chess and listening to the radio.

    *️️*️️*️️*️️ FRANÇAIS

    My first language is French! I am most comfortable speaking in French.

    If you want to come here to improve your French, you are welcome. I have lived in South America, so I also speak Spanish. I speak a little bit of English (a friend wrote this description !!)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Help with Eco Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Here you will benefit from the clean air, the beautiful land and spiritual peace. Good food and good work in a relaxed atmosphere.

  • Help


    *️️*️️*️️ The work *️️*️️*️️

    I need help with several jobs which require specialist skills.

    -Collecting and moving firewood from the forest to the house, chopping wood, clearing weeds.

    - Help in the garden and with the chickens

    - Help with makings shelves out of wood, good for people that are creative with their hands and DIY

    - Some work in the bathroom, putting in a little table and helping install a sink and taps

    - Some small work cutting and putting up curtains

    - Work would be 3 to 4 hours per day.. no more

    - People are welcome from spring to autumn, not so much work in winter


    J'ai besoin que l'on m'aide pour rentrer du bois, fendre du bois.. débroussailler..... faire de gros rangements ...

    Des bricoleurs pour faire des étagères en bois....

    3 à 4 heures par jour suivant la pénibilité....

    Dans le bricolage intérieur rajoute pose d'appareil sanitaire (lavabo) robinets...
    petits travaux de coutures (rideaux).....
    Je reçois en toute saison....

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    I can offer you a private double room with a large comfortable bed and beautiful view of the valley. It has a private bathroom with sink and shower.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    I propose we work according to your strengths and knowledge, and if you want to learn about architecture and eco-building I can teach you some things. Here we take things slowly, at a good pace. I propose around 5 hours work per day.

    I am flexible about how long you stay. Contact me to arrange the length of your stay.

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 752251331739