Renovation & decoration with a Dutch and Belgian globetrotting family in Beaujolais winefields, France

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  • Última actividad: 23 abr 2024



 Estancia mínima:  Al menos 3 semanas



  • Descripción


    from Mid-May to June 10th we will be refreshing and finalising renovation work in our countryhouse right next to our own main house
    This a great opportunity if you want to learn more about holiday home rental

    We are a Dutch woman of 39 and Belgian man aged 41 that have been travelling all over the world extensively and fell in love with the French Beaujolais area.
    The boys are 6 and 8.
    We settled in the hills close to a small village (Saint-Didier-Sur-Beaujeu), 60 km away from Lyon. After a lot of hard work with a lot of help from great WorkAways, the place is now a very comfortable haven of peace.
    We further improve the adjacent buildings, slowly transforming it all into a good spot for happy travelers.
    1 gite and 1 studio are rented out sometimes, so there are always people from different backgrounds and nationalities coming and going. We are loving it and hope you will too!

    Bikes are at your disposal, as could be a car if you request that.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Construcción y bricolaje
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Mantenimiento general
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    We are very openminded and love 2-way exchange of cultures. We have been living in France for 10 years now and like to help you discover why we love the country, its people and its culture!

    We can help with the French language (or Dutch, English, Spanish or German if you prefer).
    We have both lived, studied and worked in different parts of the world (Mali, Spain, Belgium, Holland & France) and took 2 different sabbatical years (gap years) to travel through South-America and Africa. We are very flexible, know what travellers want and enjoy the exchange with people from all around.

    The area is perfect to discover all about the French wines. The property is surrounded by vineyards as is the whole region.

    Part of the property was renovated for gite, but is now inhabitted by a Dutch retired couple. The man is an old constructor and the lady is an artist who is a true magician in decoration, relooking furniture etc. They don't speak much French, but love to share there knowledge and exchange.

  • Proyectos con niños

    Proyectos con niños

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

  • Ayuda


    We are looking for handy people with good taste. Preferably you have previous experience in the last phase of renovation work. The big parts have been done.
    Some light detailed woodwork or minor plastering may be needed as well as running silicone kit for finishes and maybe a coat of paint here or there.

    Furnishing and decoration of the typical countryside stone wall house to make the most of the vineyard and countryside style.

    We would expect you to help 4 to 5 hours a day and 5 days in the week and will happily show you around on the other days or keep you informed on where you will find whatever it is you are looking for.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Inglés: Fluido
    Español: Fluido
    Francés: Fluido
    Holandés: Fluido
    Alemán: Intermedio

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    Ponte en contacto con él para obtener más información.

  • Alojamiento


    You will be sleeping in the 100m² house with 4 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms right next to our own house. Meals can be taken togehter with us or seperately as you prefer.

    Plenty of space for those of you who want to park a van to camp close to the little river and access one of the bathrooms.

    You always have access to a full bathroom and fully equiped kitchen with high-end appliances in the house if you wish.

    We provide everything for you to make your own breakfast during the week and will happilly prepare breakfast to take it together in weekends if you like.
    Lunch would need to be prepared for your own as well during the week.
    For dinner, we like to prepare simple and healthy meals. Both French cuisine as world food. We like variety.

    The garden needs a finishing touch, but is already great for relaxing and playing. There are 2 terraces (sun and shadow), a 'terrain de pétanque' and a swimming pool for the sunny days. Charge your batteries in the hamac or on the comfortable sunbeds.

    The area is perfect to discover all about the French wines. The property is surrounded by vineyards as is the whole region.
    The hills are perfect for walking, running and cycling.

    1 electric bike and several regular bicycles are available for your use.

    If necessary we can arrange use of 1 car for you or a motorcycle if you have the licence and can handle 900cc.

  • 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

    Very decent and stable WiFi. Seperated over 2 bandwidths not to be disturbed by others streaming their series or music

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Good parking spot by a little creek at about 50meters from the house. Another spot only accessible by dirtroad only but has a cold drinking water connection as well as electricity. Great calm spot between vineyards and bushes with the soothing sound of the creek below.

  • Podría aceptar mascotas

    Podría aceptar mascotas

    We have 2 cats. Dogs are allowed on the property, but not in the house.

  • ¿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.

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 994744835639

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