Join me with some DIY in the foothills of the Pyrenees, France



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  • Descripción


    Hi everyone! 😃
    My name is Andre, I’m half French/Argentinian.
    I’m starting a new life project here in the foothills of the Pyrenees, in a fantastic place offering an extraordinary view, calm and peacefulness 💫. I’ve been workawaying for some time in the area until I finally settled in this property.
    The project aims at welcoming and hosting people with whom we share same values and lifestyles, developing socio-cultural activities by welcoming music bands, theater plays, yoga ... and of course a “guinguette “ to fuel great parties.
    The project is at its very beginning, ideas flow constantly and the potential is unlimited.
    The property is located 12 min away from Chalabre in the Haute Valee de l’Aude; it’s a big house of 500 sqm, within 10 hectares of field and woods. Guest rooms with private bathrooms are available for workawayers...
    The community in the region is one of the reasons why I decided to settle here: very open minded people, intercultural, aiming at living on earth in a respectful and coherent way... and of course going along with personal development, wellbeing and sharing universal love ✨.
    I’ve been traveling the world for some time and occasionally keep on working abroad for a humanitarian organization. I’m a very social person, love cooking and partying and hardworking man too... and despite the fact I’m starting this project by myself, here at home there are constantly visits from friends, family... or even strangers who stop by to enjoy the place...
    I’m not a yoga person... but I’d love to be taught; on the other hand I’ll be pleased to share some of my experiences in meditation...
    I don’t have any animals yet, nor pets... but likely this will happen soon.

    I’m not vegetarian neither, and love grilled meat the Argentinian way, but can definitely cook vegetarian; vegan might be a bit too much though... so let me know if you are vegan.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Ayuda en una granja
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general

  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    In the area, you will be meeting with several nationalities and cultures; I’m half French and half Argentinian and have been traveling the world ... and I love sharing my personal experience. At home you will hear French, English and Spanish. The Brit community is quite important in the area, but as well from some other European countries; if you are keen in speaking and learning Spanish, you will have the chance then by sharing with some good Argentinian friends too...

  • Ayuda


    Various project emerge, from gardening, building, decoration, planting ... general care and maintenance of the house. In September and October there will be two main projects ongoing; one is construction within the existing house: dismantling a bathroom and set a kitchen instead. The second one is dismantling, cleaning and storing a yurt. Then daily chores will be part of the activities as well, such as gardening and general maintenance
    I’m not a strict person, but when it’s time for work I expect helpers to be in the same mindset... then enjoying good times together, exchanging and sharing as well with the surrounding community.
    Working schedules are flexible, moreover once you become autonomous in an activity.
    I’m very happy welcoming couples such as individuals and of course let me know your skills so as I can adapt the activities.

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  • Alojamiento


    The house is very comfortable and you will be hosted in a private guest room, with your own toilet and shower; there are a lot of common spaces that can be used ; the kitchen is big and very well equipped for some nice cooking, I’m even setting a second one...
    Then I believe there is something quite unique to this place and keeping humble, I can say that the southern view is outstanding... but the northern one too...
    The wood is really nearby and you can peacefully enjoy the 10 hectares surrounding the house.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    The area offers multiple outdoors activities such as hiking, horse riding, swimming/canoeing/sailing in the nearby lake of Montbel; natural hot springs nearby too. A bit further out there are beautiful gorgeous for the hot sunny days... and a lot of concerts and private events organized here and there.... and soon here in my new place.
    The Mediterranean Sea is two hours away and the first ski resorts one hour away from here... but any destination from home requires a transport mean, since the property is isolated on top of a hill and first public transport is 15 to 30 min away; of course I’ll can drive you when you desire move in the area.

  • 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

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    A lot of outside space is available, in open fields, in woods... or under a hangar for more shelter.

  • Podría aceptar mascotas

    Podría aceptar mascotas

    I don’t yet have pets, they are welcome but they need to stay outdoors.

  • ¿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

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Precisión del perfil: (5.0)

Intercambio cultural: (5.0)

Comunicación: (4.5)

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 758715641911