Gardening and DIY help at our country home in the Vosges, France



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 Estancia mínima:  Al menos una semana

  • Descripción


    We are a young married couple owners of a large country house in the Hautes Vosges, France.
    We speak English, French, Spanish and Latvian.
    The house was part of a historical Vosges textile mill and we have restored it keeping all original features.
    We spend our time gardening, growing vegetables, cooking and enjoying the countryside (cycling, walks, lakes, ski, etc.)

  • 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
    Ayuda doméstica

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

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  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    The house and land is in a very natural setting, close to historical Vosges towns of Remiremont, Gerardmer and tourist spots such as La Bresse.
    It is a rural and traditional part of France but popular with European tourists.
    There are local farmers' markets and endless cycling tracks and forest walks to enjoy.

  • Ayuda


    We have 1 hectare of land, half of which is a walled garden and potager/orchard/arboretum. (The rest is an open field/meadow).

    We would love to get help from an enthusiastic gardener(s) for small tasks (weeding, pruning, etc) and heavier tasks (repointing garden walls, shovelling soil around, mowing, cutting wood etc.).

    Parts of the house itself need some 'freshening up' by repainting bedroom and basement walls and window frames.

    Finally, we are always keen to share in the practice and perfection of our cooking skills!

    During June when we are open to hosting helpers, we will be celebrating Latvian mid summer.

  • Idiomas hablados

    Inglés: Fluido
    Español: Fluido
    Francés: Fluido
    Latvian (Lettish): Fluido

  • Alojamiento


    The house was built in 1890, and is in good condition. We have two spare large bedrooms to host helpers. (One large shared bath and shower room).
    There is a large kitchen with all necessary appliances.
    We also have a large laundry room and a large sauna room (with extra shower).
    There is also a large tool room in the basement.
    We use woodstoves for heating on the ground floor and radiators on the first floor (bedrooms).
    The house is 15 min walk to the nearest supermarket, church, Mairie, etc.
    There is a large lake resort in the village which is great for swimming and cooling off in the hot summer weather.

    We are happy to provide meals while on site with our helper(s), or else (ie. While we are away) this would be for helpers to arrange themselves.

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    We can arrange pick up and drop off at Remiremont train station.

    WiFi is available via mobile network (which works very well), but we do not have our own WiFi inside the house.

    We do not own a TV.

    All areas of the house are accessible.

    We work in the gardens (weather permitting) and house half the day.

    The other half might be dedicated to cycling, running, walking or cooking or hobby occupations indoors/outdoors.

    There are two bikes available.

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    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?


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    Horas esperadas

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

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 698172615884