Enjoy this lovely little country town, St Yrieix la Perche and help spruce up our home, France



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    We're Kate & Peter. We love traditional French life & try to spend several months in France each year. Because Kate runs a business in the UK & works full time time in France is limited. in 2016 we bought a beautiful but neglected family house in the Haute Vienne. It may not be a chateau but it’s quite big. We've done the basic work needed to make it comfortable - there's hot water & central heating, but there's still lots of work to be done - & we never seem to have enough time! We’ve got lots of plans & need help to spruce it up again.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Entretien général

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    We’re in a lovely little country town in the centre of France, just a whisker from the Dordogne. If you want to practice your French you’ll be in the right place – it’s la France profonde here and we have the most wonderful boulangerie/ patisserie in our town – c’est genIal (brilliant!). We take a day out on Saturday or Sunday so we’ll take you out to see & enjoy the local attractions

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    We'd love some help with making our house look lovely again. The mission – should you choose to accept it – is painting (if it’s dry – outside, if it’s wet inside) & general help with refurbishing & maintenance.

  • Langues parlées

    English: Courant
    French: Courant

  • Hébergement


    You'll be in a comfortable recently refurbished double bedroom. In the house we have table tennis, darts, table football, books, music & internet. There is a courtyard garden for sunbathers. Kate is also an excellent cook (vegetarian/ vegan food a speciality).

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    Twice a month there's a big foire in town, which is well worth seeing. There are regular music & cultural events. There's a train & bus service into Limoges, or nearest big town. Nearby we have chateaux, churches, gardens, markets, as well as an inland beach & associated sports & leisure activities.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?


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    Nombre d'heures attendues

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

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