Help a retired couple with house maintenance, gardening and small animals, in the heart of the forest in Aquitaine, France

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  • Description

    Description

    [Please contact host in French]
    We would need, possibly a couple, to keep our house for a week, at the beginning of September, for watering, and to feed our animals.
    In the heart of the Double forest in Dordogne, a dynamic retired couple offers independent accommodation in a small village with a large garden and a few animals. In exchange, various gardening work, renovation of painting in the house and care of small animals (chickens, peacocks, lambs) Possibility to learn spinning and weaving wool, as well as chess. We offer cultural exchanges with the region. Healthy cooking with local and organic products.

    We offer cultural exchanges with the region. Healthy cooking with local and organic products.

    Nous aurions besoin ,éventuellement d'un couple, pour garder notre maison une semaine, début septembre, pour l'arrosage, et nourrir nos animaux.
    Au coeur de la forêt de la Double en Dordogne, un couple de retraité dynamique offre un logement indépendant dans un petit village avec grand jardin et quelques animaux. En échange, de travaux divers de jardinage, rénovation de peinture dans la maison et soin aux petits animaux (poules, paons, agneaux) Possibilité de s'initier au filage et tissage de laine, ainsi que les échecs. Nous offrons des échanges culturels avec la région. Cuisine saine avec des produits locaux et bio.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Discovery of a region rich in flora and fauna. Possibilities for walks, to discover an organic market gardener, textile wool and contacts in an ecological environment and respectful of the environment in which we live.
    Cultural and musical exchanges. Opportunities for chess activities. Initiation to spinning with spinning wheel and weaving on a loom. (wool work)

    Découverte d'une région riche en faune et flore. Possibilités de promenades, de découvrir un maraîcher bio, du textile laine et des contacts dans un milieu écologique et respectueux de l'environnement dans lequel nous vivons.
    Echanges culturels et musicaux. Possibilités d' activités échiquéennes. Initiation au filage avec rouet et tissage sur métier à tisser. ( travail de la laine)

  • Help

    Help

    Help with gardening (size, kitchen garden, various maintenance) In the house, painting projects to renovate an apartment.
    Care for 4 small lambs, hens, peacocks, cats.

    Aide au jardinage (taille, potager, entretien divers ) Dans la maison , travaux de peinture pour rénover un appartement.
    Soin à 4 petits agneaux, poules, paons, chats

    Gardiennage de notre maison et soin aux animaux pendant notre absence du 10 au 15 février.

  • Languages spoken

    French: Fluent
    German: Beginner
    English: Beginner

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Fully equipped independent housing (bathroom, kitchen, living room, television) and wifi.
    Meals shared with local food.

    Logement indépendant entièrement équipé ( salle de bains, cuisine, chambres salon, télévision ) et wifi.
    Repas partagés avec nourriture locale.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Possibilities to walk, from Qui Kong in the village. Piano on the spot. Local markets. Discoveries of sites.
    No public transport, but the train is 7 km away. We provide travel. Bordeaux is 80 km away.

    Possibilités de faire des marches, du Qui Kong dans le village. Piano sur place. Marchés locaux. Découvertes de sites.
    Pas de transport public, mais le train est à 7 km. Nous assurons les déplacements. Bordeaux est à 80 km.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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

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