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UPDATE: we have a spot available from weekend of 20 november till +/- weekend 18 december!
We're an Euregion (dutch-german) buzzling family living on the Belgium french-speaking countryside next to 3 cities (Maastricht, Liege and Aachen). Our language at home is Dutch. We are: Anouk (51) Maarten (51), Hugo (20), Lily (19), both studying in Amsterdam, Jules (17) and triplets Nina, Chet & Miles (10), our 2 dogs and a litter of 6 adourable puppies born end of september, a pig called Bisou and some chickens who produce delicious eggs.
Anouk works fulltime for the city of Maastricht as a landscape architect (now partly from home) and Maarten has his own company: a 100% recycled stroller and works mainly at the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven.
We live in a beautiful big old 18th century house named Villa des Roses with lots of charm, a big ecological style garden, vegetable patches and a forest.
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
We are a liberal, open-minded, positive and out-going family and expect the same attitude of you.
We are looking for nice help with the kids in the mornings before school and picking them up afterwards, some gardening, some cooking if your good at it :) (we have a huge woodstone oven outside), doing some painting and vintage wallpapering in the house. There is also a vintage tablesoccer who could use some maintanance. Householdtasks are expected on 2 weekdays. On other days we have a cleaninglady. A drivers license is a must.
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We have a guest room, you can use for yourself with two single beds available and you share the bathroom with the older kids when their in town. We’ll provide food and beverages. Happy to join us for meals or let us know in you have other plans.
During the weekends you are mostly off to do your thing, but off course you can stay! Antwerp, Brussel, Dusseldorf, Amsterdam, Paris, Berlin etc. are easy to reach by public transport. For the evenings during the week, you can visit the cities close by, we have a yogaroom/gym and an indoor pool, try out your creative talents in our atelier or just join us for a chat!
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
We have excellent wifi and 4g connection, but when all the kids are online, it can slow down...
We have a beautiful area for a mobile home/caravan near our old 'congiergerie', with water and electricity.
Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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