A very laid back dad late in early thirties with two kids (3year + one year old). lives in a country house with cats, dogs/lots of chickens + ducks (200/300). loves eating/growing own stuff (including game).
We rent both our house, which our helpers are based around Beuvrequen and another house (a 10 minute drive away in a beach town) out at weekends and for holidays. The mobile home is always for helpers.
We have lots of experience with helpers from all over the world :)
Looking for help ideally from a couple/ couple of friends for 20/25 hours a week Monday-friday. 7h30-9h30 + 16h30-18h30 roughly on days that the children are home (monday/Tuesday sometimes Friday), otherwise hours are flexible. babysitting, cleaning, cooking, feeding/caring for the animals, cutting wood, veggie patch, gardening, small maintenance jobs..
In exchange for your time, we accommodation in our 2 bed mobile home in the middle of nature on our private fishing lake, a 5 minute walk from the house. You are more than welcome to swim or fish here!
At least one of you must have a driving permit to take the children to school/pick up
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
There are beautiful beaches around this area and a lots of ww2 things. Lots of nice places to walk, explore and enjoy nature.
ItS a 20 minute walk to the nearest town, 30 minute bike ride to the beach. Mathieu is french and doesn’t speak much English.
We can teach you about chicken/duck keeping (breeding season) if you’re interested :)
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Général garden/house work, animal care (you’ll learn a lot about ducks!) babysitting, cooling, cleaning
2 bedrooms mobile home which you may share with other helpers at times :)
There are lots of lovely typical french towns and beaches to visit around here within walking/biking distance. You’re also welcome to fish. It’s a very quiet natural place to be but also really close to civilisation :)
Unless you love walking a bike or car would be useful to get around, there isn’t much public transport here.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
We have a big space to park near the mobile home if you come in your own van
Pets are no problem at all bearing in mind we have free range chickens which are not for dogs dinner ;)
More than two
Roughly 4 hours a day for accommodation, + half board
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