We’re a very laid back couple in our late twenties/early thirties with two kids (2year old and a newborn baby) We live in a country house with cats (and newborn kittens) dogs/lots of chickens + ducks (200/300). We are not vegan or veggie but love eating/growing our own stuff (including game). We really love food, you won’t go hungry here!
We rent both this house and another house (a 10 minute drive away in a beach town) out at weekends and for holidays.
We have lots of experience with helpers from all over the world :)
We normally need help with any of the following - basic maintenance/painting/wood work etc, gardening (veggie patch/wood cutting etc), cooking, the animals, cleaning etc depending on each helpers skill set.
We often have small projects doing up bits of the houses/furniture.
In exchange for your time, we provide 3 meals a day and 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!
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. Sophie is English but bilingual.
We can teach you about chicken/duck keeping (breeding season) if you’re interested :)
Général garden/house work, animal care (you’ll learn a lot about ducks!)
2 bedrooms mobile home which you may share with other helpers at times :)
We ask for help with preparing meals, breakfast is a help yourself kind of deal
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 :)
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
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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