English spoken burning-out woman needs help!
Ex interior decorator and landscape gardener.
Travelled in 28 countries and lived 8 years in London.
Hardworker, persistant and passionate.
Moved back to Central France 10 years ago and have been working on atypical 19th century farm rehabilitation since.
Need help for maintenance, gardening and construction.
A couple would be ideal as man and woman can complete each other, helping on the George Sand's area traditional family farm or one independant, resourceful person who has initiative.
4 or 5 hours work in the morning(it is hot in the afternoon!).
Being together in the afternoon(or not,depending on what helpers prefer), if hot preferably going swimming in rivers or lake otherwise visiting neaby area.
I would prefer to relax on my own in the evenings so we can respect each other's space.
Handyman, builder, mason, carpenter, landscape gardener is welcome as well as ecological and self-sufficiency living people.
Willing to exchange knowledge in French language and cooking and gardening and visiting typical swimming rivers and lakes around as well as castles and watermills.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Discover how 19th century farmers used to live, how to grow vegetables and to look after old rural self-sufficient farm from Berry.
French language, french cooking and discovering castles, watermills and swimmable rivers and lakes of George Sand's area.
Gardening(vegetable garden), cutting grass, triming branches,weeding, spreading compost around garden
Carrying light furniture, put shelves on the wall, making a bit of cement or lime for bottom walls, floor board, painting garden furniture, planting stakes, small area under roof insulation
One single and a double tent by the river Couarde.
Ecological showering and dry toilets.
3 meals a day offered
Available buses, old bikes to visit George Sand's house(6 km's away), shared car to visit Sarzay's castle(walking distance) and wild nature places in hot weather july or august time.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week