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The project :
it is a huge house by the river side, since 2018 the first floor welcomes 4 guest rooms open from may first to the end of september.
the ground floor has different common lounges, and an art gallery.
the second floor is our private area.
We need help with, various DIY work, plastering, painting ...restor the garden tavern.
And the guest house : host the guests, cleaning guest room, two mornings a week help for breakfast, maintain the garden.
And very important we need help to party and enjoy this summer.
I'm a guy having left Paris to set up a tourism project in auvergne.
Originally I am an art historian passionate by architecture, landscaping, design and flee market.
I like to meet people who get me out of my comfort, making me do things that I will not do naturally. It is a frequent experience since I left Paris. I think of being a positive nature and laughing at all the situations. I tend to take everything as an experience, even when it's really bad.
Of a sociable and entertaining nature, I love to walk, discover new places, cook and make party.
I created this guest house project alone, but I hate loneliness, So there is also in the house :
you can be a boy, a girl, or both. we do not care about your age but you have to be a kid in your head. able to work well and be serious in your work 3 hours a day,and know how to decompress at night by doing a aperitif, a good meal etc
you do like wine and cheese or you gonna be really sad and me too
(Cheese is the speciality of my area it's in every meal)
Auvergne / Haute-Loire.
We are in a village, Lavoute-Chilhac, reconnized like one of the most beautiful village of France, so it's really touristic during the summer.
the landscape is made of volcano and river torrent, it's a perfect place for canoe, climbing, hiking, swiming.
And of course we do all thoses stuff.
the village has all the basic shops (bakery, bar, restaurants, pharmacy, grocery ..)
many music festival during the season, a lot of historical place and village to visit.
if you find that the landscapes of new zealand are pretty, it is on us than they copied.
to discover the place :
ask me for the links to our place
I have no regrets to have left Paris for the countryside, I love life here, the scenery made of volcanoes, river and lake is incredible, people are pleasant and it is easy to discuss and make friendships. I also like the respect that is given to the wild nature here, the fact of being able to eat good local and organic products.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
The site where the house is located is beautiful, you are accredited for the explorers of the gorges of the river and all the beautiful villages around. I will be delighted to receive an anglophone to perfect my English, and in exchange I would make you good French dishes.
This host offers accommodation and payment.
Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.
We can work together, in music or talking, no stress. Currently I work alone on the site and I will love to have help.
The garden which dominates the river, is in creation. If you like gardening you can help, but it is not compulsory.
There are many things to do, and if you are good at this thing throw yourself!
Like building a garden hut.
Take good photos for the website of the house.
Make a callade (a river stone floor)
Restore old furniture bought in flea market.
Tune the piano
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.
The house is in the center of a village crossed by a river. The village has many shops. (Post office, grocery, tourist office, pharmacy, three restaurants, a café, a nature museum, a bakery, a butcher's shop) and important monuments to visit, it is a very lively village with many festivals and Events, and tourist. There are also buses to visit the surrounding cities, a train station 10min to travel further, with a line that connects paris and a line that connects the south of France.
You will be staying in the house. On the ground floor there are common living rooms, a balcony overlooking the river and the village and below a garden. Your private room will be on the first floor, it is a big independent room, full south that overlooks the river and the priory classified historical monument.
If you want to have several days free to explore the region or the surrounding areas, do not worry.
I will be delighted to make you discover the gorges and the village.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
we have a good wifi in the house and alls rooms.
This host can provide space for campervans.
More than two
3 heures par jour max, 5 j/sem.
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