Help in our home and garden in Angles Sur L'Anglin, France



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Eso es una oportunidad de última hora: En la lista de última hora encontrarás anfitriones que necesitan ayuda inmediata en este momento, además de en otras fechas a lo largo del año.

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  • Descripción


    This residence is looking for
    another youngish lady or two Workawayer guests
    who are
    a) experienced and happy to use power tool and manual sanding, prep & paint & repair exterior wooden shutters plus exterior woodwork of windows and doors all as in the photos. It would work best for a team of two.
    b) happy to help do a major attic declutter which has already been done several times but I need to do again!
    c) happy to help get my writings organised... okay a lot is poetry and personal but it needs structuring on hard copy and computer to marry up and not be a jumble! and I started a memoire but that got jumbled too!
    we want to study and converse in FRENCH language every day for at least an hour to make personal progress. beginners to Intermediate.

    Please state how you would contribute and benefit.

    a) exterior wood/metal painting to wooden shutters (needing repair later if no one is expert)
    small renumeration offered for beyond 25 hours if all can be completed expertly.
    b) interior paintwork is a different project in time.
    c) small items repairs / paintwork
    d) garden maintenance … mowing , weeding potager and rockery, pruning roses in a partially wild state.
    f) domestic cleaning
    g) clearance and sorting things I need to keep and do not need to keep
    h) other tasks to achieve include bike repair, small item repair & paintwork.
    i) maybe a yard sale or vide grenier

    IMPORTANT technology needing time and patience
    a) how to begin to convert blog postings to MS WORD or other format or book format or find a business that can
    b) how to sort large unwieldy iphoto storage now that I think I have a better idea how to organise.
    c) help devise a plan of future action when without support
    d) help decide on old hardware..

    One or two mature guests who are independent, energetic, enthusiastic with experience will be considered.
    You will have a room onto a shared courtyard.
    Minimum of one week, max of one month accepted. Flexibility is key!
    One knows if the match is comfortable. Have hosted since 2014.
    Bed and breakfast minor business closed until further notice.

    This tourist village can be busy in Spring / Summer when Parisian families and internationals arrive. Festivals begin to happpen again. Restaurants/bars advertise for staff. Basically, it's a quiet retreat! Walking and cycling circuits surround the village. Kayak rental is available in the summer. Rivers and lakes are already low this year despite recent storms after the winter drought and summer heatwave.

    Triple vaccinated guests who have negative test results considered according to current advice.
    As in any hotel, please volunteer a copy of your passport, PASS SANITAIRE & tests before or on arrival according to changing regulations.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Práctica de idiomas
    Compañía para ancianos
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general
    Ayuda con ordenadores/Internet

  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    France profunde. Hunker down once tasks are achieved.
    Retreat. Solitude. Tranquility. Creativity. Nature.
    Time to pursue interests - languages, reading, music, art, writing, walking, cycling, kayaking, wild river swimming.
    Share recipes / preparation / cooking.

    Roc aux Sorciers - site d' Anthropologie Magdalénien
    Seasonal Tourist Events / Activities when the village is flooded with tourists.

    Wishing to meet people and live life.
    Regaining sense of purpose.
    Enjoying Creative Writing Group.
    Always enquiring about people, their lives, intentions, travel.
    Open to learning from those whom I meet.
    Piano accordion: classic Italian & French musette!!!
    Love Balkan Songs in a French Singing Group.
    Love Solitude but need company.
    Learning to cope with the fact that Life is for Living so am reframing a past life.

  • Ayuda


    See above.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Inglés: Fluido
    Francés: Intermedio

    Este anfitrión ofrece intercambio de idiomas
    English / French. Interest to learn basics of other languages.

  • Alojamiento


    'Un des plus beaux villages de France' with a magnificent ruined fortress.
    It is a site for Magdalénien history ( later culture of Upper Paleolithic and Mesolithic history in western Europe.)

    Two steps from centre of village is a renovated ground floor 1850s French fermette. See photos.
    Single bedroom with exterior toilet. Twin bedroom if a couple.
    Interior shared bathroom / shower.

    Healthy meals: meat fish vegetarian vegan gluten free etc: Tell us what you do NOT eat!
    Contribution to wine appreciated with alcohol free days!
    Willing to learn new styles of cooking.
    Tea and coffee available.

    1. Please follow kitchen and house routines.
    2. Bicycles available for cycling in safe, flattish landscape need maintenance.
    3. Unsuitable for smokers, alcoholics, animals, children.
    4. Roadside parking.
    5. Spring & Summer - Courtyard facing north west.
    Rear garden - watch sun rise / sunset / bats, swallows, hear cuckoos & nightingales.
    Autumn & Winter - If you need central heating then this is not your place.
    Hot water bottles, electric radiators, blankets, shawls are available.
    6. Woodburners are managed by HOST for Health & Safety. You may stack logs, chop kindling, bring logs in.
    7. No television.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    Collection from Poitiers / Tours airports BUT preferably Chatellerault train station as it takes an hour or more in each direction!
    NOTE that a Taxi from Chatellerault will cost 80 to 100 euros in one direction as there is no other transport.
    Please help apx 5 hours for each of 5 days amounting to apx 25 hours per week or about 6 hours over 4 days.
    We can NEGOTIATE rest days. Travel day is a rest day if you are here 7 days.
    The host needs a rest too to achieve other work.

    VILLAGE & beautiful COUNTRYSIDE:
    Angles sur L'Anglin is a Garden of Paradise, Artists Dream, famous for Magdalennian rock shelter carvings, 'Les Jours' embroidery and a ruined 12th century Chateau. Every day is different, yet stone walled houses have stood for aeons and pathways take you to hidden natural treasures. It is unsuitable for those who like city razzamatazz.

    You can walk, cycle, swim, canoe, kayak, fish.

    In Summer it expands from fewer than 400 full time residents with Parisian and second home owners. There are restaurants, restos, bars, a wonderful English tea shop serving meals, a bakery, a multi-services bar and shop with Wifi, small library and market vans. Oysters are sold in appropriate months. Check availability in winter as restaurants close without tourists! It has a part time Tourist Office. No cinema. Supermarkets within 10km. Spa town 12km. One to two hours drive to River Loire Chateaux. On the border of Brenne National Park, a haven for flora and fauna.
    No Street lights after 23h / 24h

  • 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


  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Parking for campervans in the village. For small vans there is private land without electricity / water / sewage.

  • Podría aceptar mascotas

    Podría aceptar mascotas


  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?


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    Horas esperadas

    Maximum 25 hours per week

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Precisión del perfil: (5.0)

Intercambio cultural: (5.0)

Comunicación: (5.0)

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 928356668642