Come and enjoy a peaceful way of life with us in Aquitaine, France



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 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

  • Description


    Hi. Sara and I (Guy) live on the edge of the Dordogne in Lot et Garonne. We have two friendly dogs, a cat and a horse. Our children, now grown up come and stay regularly. On 2 evenings a week, I run a food truck and by day I sometimes work part time for a non profit organisation renting electric bikes.
    We are in a famous tourist area, full of vinyards, ancient fortified towns and dramatic scenery. The area is also celebrated for its night markets and its gastronomy. We're easy going, good hosts and great cooks. I am bilingual and can help with your French and I can teach you to cook if you like as I used to be a chef.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Visitors with us will enjoy all that South West France has to offer - it's climate, its gastronomy, it's peaceful way of life. Visit markets, visit chateaux, kayak on rivers and cycle, whilst improving your French.

  • Help


    We are restoring an old farmhouse and barns along with 2 acres of land, with some fun outdoor projects such as pizza oven, cold smoker,outdoor kitchen and swimming pool. Inside, we have some construction work to do which it would be great to have some help on. Skills are useful, but willingness is also good.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Bedroom, sitting room kitchenette arrangement with bathroom. Breakfast, snack lunch and fab dinner included.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In your time off, you can cycle, eat and drink, attend plenty of Anglo French events, go fishing if you like. There are caves, castles to visit wine tours, a chocolate factory.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 986583422696