Wé live on 5 hectares with our 3 horses, 5 chickens, 1 dog, and 1 cat, in the centre of france, in a green, natural corner, however close to rail and road links to the major cities (Paris, La Rochelle, Bordeaux, Tours, and the Loire valley.)
We are involved in renovating buildings and the land itself to transform it into a space for people to come for personal equine assisted development, including yoga, meditation, reiki, chinese massage and a acupuncture, and cooking with the seasons with only garden or local produce.
We also teach English and French and can host a linguistic stay in immersion in both languages. Experienced in teaching music lessons in piano and violin are also possible.
In exchange we would like help in whichever of these areas, including general gardening skills.
DIY and building projects
English or french immersion, violon or piano tuition, activités linked with méditation, personnel développent assisted by equines, life coaching, plus general renovation skills, and introduction to local French life, markets etc. Very close to the valley of kings, and easy TGV rail links to major cities, La Rochelle, Tours, Paris, Bordeaux. Historical sites and Towns in close proximity, and sites of natural beauty.
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Cutting, sanding, treating wood, wood constructions and conception, general gardening, mounting plasterboard and interior finishings.
This host offers a language exchange
I am bilingual French and English and I'm passionate about all things linguistic translation culture in translation emotions in language.
The accommodation is evolving all the time as we are renovating so there are several possibilities.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
We have fibre internet at the house as I use it for my work so it needs to be good quality for several users at the same time.
There is ample space to park a campervan we have 5 hectares some of it woodland so an ideal space for a campervan
Would you like some information prior to the visit.
More than two
4/5 heures par jour max, 5 j/sem.