Come and enjoy historical places, amazing food and lots of wineries in Assay, France

Country

France

Favourited 203 times


  • rating

    Host rating

  • feedbacks

    Feedback

    1  

  • last activity

    Last activity

    07/10/2021

  • facebook friends

    Nº of Facebook friends

    689

  • Last email replied

    Reply rate

    100.0 %

  • Last email replied

    Average reply time:

    within 2 days

  • Badges

    Facebook verified
 
  2021 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
  • Description

    Description

    We are a gay couple living in the Loire Valley in France, Jeff is from Chicago and Oscar is from Argentina. We've lived in London from 2008 to 2017 and we've adopted three little English boys. We purchased this old Chateau near Chinon in France and moved here in the summer of 2017. The house suffered an electrical fire in 2004 and its been vacant every since. We are in the process of renovating it, the other outbuildings and the grounds for our family home, where the boys can grow up with lots of fresh air in a great friendly community in the French Countryside.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The Loire Valley is an incredible place to visit. Many of the historic French Chateaux are here to visit, medieval towns for exploring along with amazing food, lots of wineries for tasting and stunning scenery. We are multi-lingual here in our house, English being our primary language with Spanish and all of us learning French (the boys are obviously better than Oscar and I).

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for people who can help with many projects around the property depending on your skills. We have some small building projects, lots of gardening projects, trees to take down and cut into firewood, stone walls to repairs and definitely some help inside the house with cleaning and ironing. We are also looking for people who'd be interested in staying long term if we all get along, and we'd be able to offer a small salary (someone more interested in the household duties preferred).

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have a spare bedroom in the cottage we are living in. You'd share a toilet and shower room with Hamish, our "ranch hand" who lives and works here full time with us. We do have washing and drying machine available for your use as well in the common laundry room. As far as food goes for our Workaways, we are expecting you to join us for meals.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Explore the amazing Loire Valley! See the tourist site here with videos.

  • 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 have 4G wifi and are just waiting for our fiber connection next year.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have plenty of space for a camper van and an easy connection for electric and water if you need it.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week



Host ref number: 938126423965