Get involved in the restoration of our house and horse projects in Charente, France

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a english family living on the outskirts of a small village in the Charente.,where the french culture is a joy and plentiful.
    I am Janet and I have a great passion for the outside life ,countryside and horses.We have 4 horses /two donkeys/three dogs and chickens.
    I have lived in France for the passed 20 years .Thomas and my son also share these passions .
    At weekends you can often find us at antique / junk fairs which is get fun.
    We have recently bought a old manor house.which we are all restoring .

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We would like to share this wonderful place with our visitors hoping they will learn a little french ,visit local villages and towns . Enjoy the french food and culture .Enjoy the wonderful countryside and wildlife which can be explored while walking or horse riding.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for cheerful ,hardworking helpers who can assist with on going restoration work and general maintenance of our beautiful house and gardens . There is plenty of gardening ,pruning and fencing to be done ,help in the house and animal care is also needed.
    We have recently saved two young horses from the bouchers .The grey horse in photo is very quite to ride and this spring I would like to train a second horse and would like a helper for this . I also have a very quite !4.1 hh pony for the more novice rider . The horse work is an option .

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English and French

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We can offer single or double rooms in our old manor house which dates from 1770 .We enjoy mealtimes around a large kitchen table .Food is very important to us and we all enjoy preparing traditional fresh recipes.We are happy to take turns in the kitchen or help to teach novice cooks.The house is very big ,you can be very independent and quite.The friendly village is easy walking distance and we have bike .On your days and time off we would be happy to take you to the nearest train/bus station !5 minutes away .

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our nearest airports are Limoges and Bordeaux .Our local train station is only 15 minutes away where there is a link to London . A local nearby town,to visit is Angouleme which is a great day out

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • 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

wild mushrooms from the forest
Eggs for breakfast
Bonne nuit
Peace and quite
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