Help with some garden and home DIY projects and experience living in the Normandy countryside, France



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  • Descripción


    We live in a little Normandy village between historical Falaise and Saint Pierre sur Dives. We have been living in this old fashioned country manor (1784) for over 30 years now, and we had a very big family (6 kids) . Now we have just one son living here with us. That makes 3. We have two lovely but rather shy cats.
    So the people remaining are myself a retired academic and my husband the same. He's perfectly bi-lingual, and I am imperfectly bi-lingual. He writes a lot and translates from English to French. We were both language teachers for a long time and so can help out with the learning of French for our visitors.
    We basically need a hand to keep the house and the very large garden in order.

    Normandy hardly needs an introduction and all I need say is that it is beautiful. (I leave internet to develop the theme)

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Práctica de idiomas
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general

  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Culturally speaking we can help with French, and indicate the wealth of historical places to visit. I can also introduce French cuisine and we can cook and dine together if desired, French style;

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

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

  • Ayuda


    We just can't seem to get round to doing everything because of the actual size of the place and basically need a hand with the garden chores like clearing leaves and weeding the drive and keeping the hedges trim. We have an organic approach to the growing of our potatoes and beans etc. and also need a bit of help with that. In the house itself , I'd like a hand putting the attic back into shape as it has been a storeroom for a lot of people. There is a spot of painting to be done, only if the visitor felt she/he he could handle it.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Inglés: Fluido
    Francés: Fluido
    Español: Intermedio

    Este anfitrión ofrece intercambio de idiomas
    We love learning Spanish. We can give both English and French lessons. We think 3 people is a maximum as they must share the same attic studio;

  • Alojamiento


    We have an ensuite attic bedroom suitable for two (or three at a pinch, one double two single beds) people . It's our family guest room.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    There oso much to do here. Walking, cycling, resting, meditating and yoga ( big spaces indoors and out)Plenty to do-vive internet-! It says it all. We have the sea-side resort beaches, the lonely beaches, (also D-Day landing beaches at 1hr drive )However the bus to any where is 6 km away but I'm willing to drive my visitors to the bus or train station

  • 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

  • Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    we gave optic fibre and are happy to welcome DNs

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas


  • Podría aceptar mascotas

    Podría aceptar mascotas

    We have 2 shy cats. An animal would have to be very well behaved and not noisy.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

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    Horas esperadas

    4/5 heures par jour max, 5 j/sem.

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Precisión del perfil: (5.0)

Intercambio cultural: (5.0)

Comunicación: (5.0)

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 322828149272