I am living on a family land in south of Morvan, a granitic area at the heart of Burgundy, part of the natural parc of Morvan.
The place, and the village are very special for it's one of the 3 biggest granitic areas of France, so the natural site is classified and protected.
The main interest is nature, hiking (300km of path from us), ...
The nearest village with shops is at 10km .
there is a bar-restaurant just nearby us (1km)...but not always open, specially in winter !
There are many places of interest about an hour's radius drive: the roman Autun, the medieval abbey and town of Cluny, the Celts capital Bibracte, Chalon on the Saône river...and of course Beaune, Nuits-Saint- Georges and the wine area...
Our place is quiet big (10 hectares of fields - 10 hectares of forests), with several buildings, spring water, fresh air, wild birds and animals...
A cattle farmer is actually taking care of the fields.
I came back in my birth area 8 years ago, after long trips around the world and many different experiences.
This land here is beautiful, strong and rough (due to the granite and the relatively high altitude for the area - 680m).
I have a small permaculture garden.
I am a handicraft creator :I am sewing cloths, hats, bags...from recycled fabrics and sell them on markets since 11 years.
Sometimes I play music with friends (irish songs and traditional music and singing...) or paint . You will be welcome to come with me when I go to irish music sessions or trad dancing bals...
My plan is to allow this place to welcome more people for incresing the food self suficiency, but for that I need to do some refit on the buildings.
It's a good opportunity to enjoy the gorgeous nature around,help on sewing projects, learn about gardening, and life close to nature, enjoy to prepare nice preservation and specialities from the garden, or help on building projects... !
I only have a wood stove as a warming system, so pilling wood is one of the often requested task...as well as checking the fire to keep us warm and confy !
For now, I need someone to help me to prepare the next big christmas market : someone who knows at least a bit about sewing. If you can use an overlocker, you'd be more than welcome.
I need help with sewing if you already know a little bit about it. If so, I can teach you simple things you can help me with. Plus there are plenty of other tasks I need you to do to prepare the christmas market.
I leave here on my own most of the week and Michel, my man, comes on week ends...or I go to visit him (an hour drive).
We have settled a sweat lodge on the land. We do that from time to time with friends.
We are interested and connected with native american traditions and spiritual path;
Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
Cocinar para toda la familia
Ayuda con ordenadores/Internet
Sewing and using an overlocker
French life, cooking...
Depending on the abilities of each one, and of the time of the year and the weather, there are various things to be done as :
- helping Claire at the sewing workshop and on markets when needed: someone who can use an over locker would be a precious help !
- gardening - wooding - weeding (very light as it's permaculture !) -grass cutting and trimming -
- helping with building and general maintenance , painting...etc
- fruit and vegetables preservation...
- helping in the house (cleaning, little diy things...)
- we need handy people...
- the requested help (except for sewing) is mostly outdoor so please come with convenient clothes.
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You will sleep in a heated caravan just next door to the house (cf picture).
You can use the shower in the house and the dry toilets
The main living room and kitchen is open to everyone to enjoy the view or the wood stove.
-enjoy the big yoga room upstairs for your everyday practice.
-enjoy 2 nice cats
-enjoy home made mostly organic and local food (flexitarian)
-internet comes with shared connection on my phone. So, no connection when I'm not at home. A good opportunity to give up with connection addiction !
-no smoking inside (possible outside )
-most of the time, I'm not providing alcohol (only for special occasions or friends visiting...)
-I don't have a television
-there is no public transportation arriving to our village . We can fetch you to the nearest train or bus station.
-I consider that cooking and do the dishes is something we share, and which is coming on top of the requested 4/5 hours a day.
-I like the house to be quiet clean and tidy. So I'm expecting the workawayers to respect that.
Acceso a Internet
Acceso a Internet limitado
Puede alojar familias
Este anfitrión puede proporcionar un sitio para autocaravanas.
4/5 hours a day - flexible ( ex : 8 one day, nothing the day after...) 25 hours max