Help with renovation of an old manor house with eco-project near Moissac, France

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    We are looking primarily for French people or fluent


    I am Sophie (54years old) and Daniel (64) who is my boyfriend. I am a flight attendant and Daniel has retired young. He doesn't speak English, (it means that you have to speak basic French or Spanish) but he is a good teacher of construction. It's his third restoration.
    We have 1 dog and 3 cats.

    If you don't mind some physical work and getting your hands dirty, you can learn new skills.
    Looking for energetic all-round handy people.

    We are restoring a French manor house that was built in 1820. The manor has been stood empty and neglected for twenty years. We decided to buy it in December 2016. Inside our house all the walls are made from bricks of mud.
    We fell in love with this gorgeous building and wanted to be close to nature, enjoy the peace and tranquility of the countryside and live a new life. We are surrounded by orchards and our neighbors are so kind to us, every week they bring us eggs, vegetables or fruits from their produce. We have a wonderful relationship with them.
    We are happy to take couples, singles or friends.
    We value everyone that comes to help.

    We prefer that people stay for at least 2 weeks.
    We need someone for
    - Gardening.


    The restoration work is being sympathetically carried out with traditional materials.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general

  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    We are French natives and we are used to travelling abroad. We are open minded.
    Sharing moments together is also an important part of the experience.
    We know how to receive guests and we love about our culture and that of others.
    Smokers are welcomed.

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

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

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    Looking for someone or a couple to help us with the restoration of our home, housework and gardening.

    Children are not allowed because of the type of work, it could be dangerous for them. Most of the hard work has been done, the new roof has been fitted as well as windows and main doors.

    If you don't mind some physical work and getting your hands dirty, you can learn new skills now!

    Looking for energetic all round handy people. If you enjoy the outdoors, gardening and / or have general building or DIY skills it would be helpful.

    We would like ~25-hours of help a week Monday to Friday, typically starting at 8:00 am, your afternoons will be for you to explore and enjoy France.

  • Idiomas hablados

    Español: Fluido
    Francés: Fluido

  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    You will have your own comfortable private room for the duration of your stay.
    bathrooms have been finished.
    You will be offered three meals a day, a typical simple light French breakfast offered between
    7 am and 7:30 am. A hot or cold lunch provided between 1 pm and 2 pm and a main evening meal with wine or beer will be served between 8 pm and 9 pm.
    Daniel and I cook everyday with fresh and local produce, and we value time spent sharing meals.
    We are also happy for welcoming to join us in our activities. Also, if you are without transport, we are happy to drive you to the nearest village which is three miles (5Km) from the house where you will find bars, restaurants and all the shops you could possibly need. There are also bicycles at the house that you can borrow.

    We have some land, so you are sure to find a private spot to relax, to read, enjoy a glass of wine or just work on your tan.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    There are many beautiful villages to visit nearby in your free time, and a great cafe with internet access three miles (5km) from the house. If you wish to arrive by flight, Toulouse or Agen airports are the closest.
    There are many train stations nearby, which is another possibility if you are not driving, Montauban, Castelsarrasin or Moissac being the best option.
    You can also use BlaBlaCar (car sharing).

    The house is located 5km from Lafrançaise, the nearest village.

    As well as learning traditional building skills, we will be happy to take you to visit the city of Montauban and Moissac, take you to medieval towns and villages, where you can discover how the French used to live. Here it is life in the countryside, a life where neighbours take the time to talk to each other. You will get to taste traditional and seasonal French food and enjoy local French wine. In France everybody loves going to the market, so once a week (weather permitting), we visit a farmers market, where you will learn about produce and how to cook them.

  • 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

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    Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

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  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

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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)

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Número de referencia de anfitrión: 924754386812