Help a friendly family with a painting in Pays des collines, Belgium



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    Be welcome in our family with 3 teenagers of 20, 17 and 12 years old.
    We try to have a healthy, autonomous and green life in the countryside.
    We have an ecological building materials shop at home and we know a lot about this stuff and we are always at home.
    We try to be self sufficient in sheep, duck and chicken meat as well as vegetables. We make our own bread in a wood oven. We love to bake, make pastsry and cook.
    We are hard workers but we have a real true sens of humour !
    We arive in this beautiful area 14 years ago with the idea of restoring the house and living to further adventure ...
    Time has been longer than expected but, this year, it's almost done ... and we wait for your help for the last touch !
    We are waiting for you to help us to reach our challenge : to move to a real farm !

    The house is pleasant, the landscape beautiful ... and the meal excellent !

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We can exchange about building of course, homeschooling, home birth, alternative medecin, medicinal plants, dry toilets, ...

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We need your help for painting windows and walls of the house, tidiing up and fitting out the workshop of tools. You will be working in team with Medienka, our daughter of 20 years old; she speaks fluent english.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate
    Indonesian: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    We offer you a spacious, quiet room for one person or a couple. With internet access. No wifi in the house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    What you can do here : walking, cycling, fitness, badmington. The center of our (small) town is at 2 km. Ath and Renaix (Ronse) are bigger cities about 20km where you can find everything and do shopping.
    We have direzct buses to Ath, Ronse and Lessines (10 km from us), where you can catch the train.
    In Lessines, you could vivit the medicinal plants museum, the speciality of the area.

  • 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

    5 hours a day 5 days a week

Host ref number: 987993131448