A variety of projects including, gardening, landscaping and renovating in Ardèche, south of France



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    Hi, we live almost in the middle of nowhere, in the Ardèche region, not too far from Valence and Privas, in an old silk factory, with two boys (13 and 17) and 5 cats. We have many projects around the house and would like to share our space and experience.
    The house is located in a natural protected valley with various kind of nice landcapes, forests, old vulcanos. The Auzène river is running through the garden.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

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    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Hobbies : nature and food photography (our job), building furniture and lots home and garden DIYs.
    Listen to music on vintage audio system...

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    We have many projects in and outside the house : restoring the hydro power mill, rebuilding old stone walls, landcaping meditteranean garden, cutting wood, improve our organic vegetable garden (permaculture), cleaning the swimming pool, painting the shutters and so on...

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent
    German: Beginner
    Japanese: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    We have 2 bedrooms for our guests.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You have to be aware that we live rather far from towns or even villages. The closest shop, bakery, doctor... is 30' drive away. But you can hike through forests, mountains, along the river, ride a bicycle up and down the hill, swimm in the river or pool, or take a day trip to cities such as Valence, Lyon, Grenoble, or spend a couple of days in Avignon or Marseille.
    We are a non smoking house.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

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

Swiming pool and aster flowers and the forest.
Garden with a little greenhouse, tomatoes, zucchinis, eggplants...
The old silk factory in the summer light.
Three gentle cats at home
Auzène river, old bridge and horse in our prairie, just under the terrace.
Living room
A little mountain near the house

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Host ref number: 993848116452