Come learn some new skills helping with our 400years old dry-stacked stone house in the Oust Valley, France



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  • Description


    This 4-hundred-years old dry-stacked stone house is located in the Oust Valley. The projects are various. To prepare the walls in order to hold the frame which will be built out of douglas fir logs fallen during last winter storm. Around the house, a third of an acre is available for: a veggie garden (already started with reproductible seeds), a 200-hundred square feet green house, a compost, a worm compost, a rocket stove oven out of mud and straw. Over the years and around the world we have been learning about carpentry, biodynamic horticulture and permaculture. we will be at your disposal to share our practical and theoretical knowledge. We cook vegetarian food and also will be glad to provide you locally raised meat.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We have Old-school carpentry skills, we observe the moon and the planets in order to act in the garden, and we are fluent in Spanish, French and English.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    According to your interests you could choose what projects you want to be part of. The only skill required is motivation and rigorous attention to basic safety rules.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: 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


    We have a ti-peu, few camping tents, a couple of caravans and the house in itself might be able to host a little camp keeping in mind that there is no roof. There is also a bed in the upper floor of the workshop (a tiny two level stone house of about 200 hundred square feet).
    We love to cook, an inside and an outside kitchen are available. There is a fridge, a washing machine and a dryer.
    We use a dry composting toilet and a hot bucket shower.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The village is 1,5 km away with a boulangerie, a little supermarket, a pharmacy, bars and a restaurant. We have a few bikes and a scooter.

  • 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

    well, i have two caravans with four ethernet high speed connections, i try to avoid wi fi, because of the the fact that it,s still not been proven to be safe at all.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 778113116557