French cultural experience, help us with renovating the wall around our XV century manoir near Le Mans, France

Country

France

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    Last activity

    08/06/2022

 
  2022 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a Franco-American couple living in a XV century manoir located in the west of France near Le Mans. We are looking for someone to assist with painting, sheet rocking, plastering and sanding the walls in our finished attic and in our guest house. Healthy French-American cuisine. Hosts are delighted to offer vegan/gluten free meals if requested. Great cycling and hiking in our area and mountain bikes available for our work awayers. Yoga each morning in the garden for those interested. Situated on the edge of the Loire Valley, lots of interesting villages and towns to explore via cycling on your time off. Mountain bikes, locks and back packs provided.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    French language, gardening experience and XV century architecture restoration.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help

    Help

    Looking for the strong and able bodied to help reconstruct a XVth century stone wall surrounding a 20 acre medieval farm. Also, seeking help with the renovation of our guest house, with gardening, maintenance and general housekeeping. Gardening would include cutting grass, trimming hedges, mowing the lawn. Housekeeping to include help with laundry, ironing, cleaning windows. The wall restoration project would be to help rebuild a stone wall surrounding the property. Mixing plaster and placing the rocks into position to be permanently fixed with the plaster.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

    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.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Private guest house with bath and kitchen will be available for work awayers. Delicious French cuisine prepared and raw foods cooking instruction if desired.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Train service to Le Mans and we will pick you up and deliver you back to the train station. We have a hot air balloon and weather permitting we could fly in the late afternoons.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We can and would glADLY HOST DIGITAL NOMADS, BUT WE STILL NEED THEM TO HELP US FOR 5 HOURS PER DAY. M-F

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    WE HAVE A GOOD SECURE PARKING SPACE FOR CAMPER VANS WITH ELECTRICAL HOOK UPS

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week



Host ref number: 918126277467