Experience a French family with a hint of South African spice in the Valley Dordogne, France

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a South African family of four that live in the south west of France in the countryside and need help with the cleaning of our two houses, grass cutting and help with packing the wood and sometimes babysitting our kids who are 7 and 12 years old. We live 2 hours from Bordeaux and 2 hours from Toulouse and 5 hours from Paris with the train. We live 5 hours from Barcelona too. We will teach french/English lessons as I am a qualified teacher. We live close to a lot of very touristic places and we have extra bicycles and if you need to use our twingo to drive somewhere we will make our car available for you when we don’t use it as we live in the french countryside. We have a swimming pool and jacuzzi that you can use too. Our houses and vineyard is situated in a very calm area so it’s perfect for running, cycling, swimming and walking in nature. We are social people and have friends over or go to friends over the weekends. The closest shop is 7 km away and the train station is 20 km away. Brive-la-Gaillarde is our closest train station and the airport is 20 km from our house. We have a self catering business and I’m a teacher and my husband is a psychologist who works from home. Our kids are 7 and 12 years old and very easygoing. We love meeting new people. We have a cat. He is very calm and kind his name is Skippy. We offer free accommodation and food in exchange for 20 hours work a week with two days off.

  • Type d'aide

    Type d'aide

    Jardinage
    Baby-sitting / garde d’enfant
    Cuisine / courses
    Aide à la ferme
    Aide à la maison
    Aide avec les langues
    Aide informatique / Internet
    Enseignement

  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    I give french/English lessons. We are South African and french citizens. We live in the south west countryside of France and there are a lot of nice touristic places to visit. Like Turenne and Collonges-la-Rouge. I can teach you french/English and you can meet local french friends with us. We sometimes do team buildings in our gîte and motivational speaking. There are a lot of most beautiful villages around our houses and beautiful landscapes where you can go running, cycling, swimming or walking. We have a pool and jacuzzi that you can use in the summer. Brive-la-Gaillarde is our biggest city 17 km away with lots of shops and french food and markets.

  • Aide

    Aide

    Cleaning our houses and grass cutting. We have two big stone houses and a big garden with a vineyard. So we need help cutting the grass in the summer and cleaning our family homes throughout the year and help with the washing, packing in the dishwasher and cleaning the bedrooms, bathrooms and lounge and dining rooms.
    We sometimes do team buildings and motivational speaking in our gîtes. We sometimes need babysitting for our 7 and 12 year old kids. I want to improve my spanish! So anyone wanting to help me improve my Spanish is welcome and I will help you learn English or french!

  • Langues parlées

    Langues parlées

    English,French, Spanish, Afrikaans

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    A gîte/ self catering apartment or a bedroom when the gîtes are full.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    Lots of touristic places like Collonges-la-Rouge, Turenne, Rocamadour, gouffre de Padirac, Brive-la-Gaillarde, Sarlat and many more to visit. You can go hiking, running, swimming, cycling and canoeing in the summer. Paris is 5 hours with the train, Bordeaux 2 hours with the train. Toulouse is 2 hours with the train and Barcelona 5 hours with the train.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Deux

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    4/5 heures par jour max, 5 j/sem.

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