The life and adventures of a self-sufficient family of seven living the dream in sunny Limousin, France



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    Our self-sufficiency small-holding in the heart of France. The life and adventures of a family of seven living the dream in sunny Limousin. Focused mainly on gardening and outdoor pursuits. Camping space is available for short-term helpers.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Mantenimiento general
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Cuidado de animales
    Práctica de idiomas
    Proyectos artísticos

  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Ideal for anybody wanting to spend a short term in central France to touch up on the labguage and experience the rural french culture. We, as a family have been here since 2002 and interactive with the local community to experience the french way of life. Others could do likewise by visiting the local markets and fêtes while staying in the area. We also encourage our visitors to speak french during their stay.

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

    En este proyecto podría haber niños. Para obtener más información, consulta nuestras directrices y consejos aquí.

  • Ayuda


    UPDATE 2019
    Spring is in the air here at Oakleaves. (our pet name for the smallholding)
    This year we will be putting in hedges around the perimeter and setting out some small individual camping plots for helpers so they can have a little bit of privacy during their stay with us.
    If you would like to be one of the aforementioned visitors maybe you could help us set it up?
    There will be gardening duties very soon as everything is going very green already and a few other jobs around the place for those with not so green-fingers.
    So please do get in touch if you are interested in a break from the norm in sunny Limousin - the heart of France!

  • Idiomas hablados

    Inglés: Fluido
    Francés: Fluido

  • Alojamiento


    Camping self-catering. We have a limited supply of tents and bedding and can easily set up a camping barn / dormitory with up to four beds. This would be dry and have electric points for charging devices (no wifi however 4g data is good here)

    We aim to grow as much of our own food as possible in the garden for the use of ourselves and our visitors. As far as buying in food goes we are on a limited budget and do not eat meat so we get by on the basics such as buying flour from the local mill. Visitors wanting extravagant meals would be expected to chip in.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    Plenty of nearby lakes to swim in during the summer months.

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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    Horas esperadas

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

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 123582122836