Enjoy some good time in the peaceful Ardennes while helping with garden and house maintenance in Bertogne, Belgium

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi there,

    We're a Belgian couple in its 30-40s willing to share our beautiful house and garden with the right person. In exchange, we'd like you to help with the garden and general maintenance around and inside the house.

    You need to be OK with animals since we've a dog, 2 cats, some fishes and sheep. You won't be bothered by kids though 😉

    I'm a former Workawayer, we love to travel, have friends around the world, and are looking forward to sharing some time with you!

    Caroline & Raphael

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Jardinage
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    S’occuper des animaux
    Aide à la maison
    Entretien général

  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    We can help you out with French, give you an insight of our culture, let you taste Belgian food an drinks 🍻, give you historical tours linked with WWII history, show you some nice mountainbiking or walking spots, take you on music rehearsal or events (I play the 🎷), drive you to Luxembourg or around Belgium if you feel like visiting... We both work so that would mostly be during evening and weekend.

  • Aide

    Aide

    We've a BIG garden which always needs some kind of maintenance. It can be trimming hedges, clearing, planting, removing grass, cutting wood, repairing fences... We'd like to host someone who has experience with this kind of work and, most importantly, who can be autonomous since we won't always be there during the day.

    We've some unfinished work inside the house too, such as painting doors and walls, sanding chairs...

    If you feel OK with it, you can also help with the animals (feeding and cleaning the sheep's pen, walking the dog...).

    Carpentry or landscaping skills are a big plus since we have lots of projects👍

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Anglais: Courant
    Français: Courant
    Allemand: Intermédiaire
    Luxembourgish: Intermédiaire
    Espagnol: Débutant
    Hollandais: Débutant

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il souhaitait faire partager sa propre langue ou en apprendre une nouvelle.
    Contactez-le pour en savoir plus.

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    Private bedroom with double bed, private bathroom (sleeping spot for cats and dog), shared kitchen. You can take your meal with us (as long as you're not fussy, vege or vegan) or use the kitchen to fix your own food as long as you clean your mess 😉

    We can provide towels and bedding, you can use the washing machine and dryer.

    Wifi in the whole house.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    We live in a small village near Bastogne which is often visited by people interested in WWII history and famous for its museums. There are nice places to visit close-by: La Roche, Durbuy, Dinant, La Chouffe brewery, High Fens, Houffalize, Bouillon...

    The Ardennes is also a great area for walking, mountainbiking, relaxing in the woods... You can barrow our bikes and gear 🚴

    We're not too far away from France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and Germany so it's really neat if you feel like traveling on your free time. ⚠️ There is no train station nearby our place, nor taxis, and the bus to Bastogne comes only twice a day ⚠️ We can drop you somewhere on our way to work, lend you or bikes, or spend the weekend exploring with you if our agenda is free.

    We also have a hot tub, a fire pit and lots of books for chilled evenings 🧖‍♀️

    We expect you to have a travel insurance in case there is any problem during your stay. We don't care if you're vaccinated or not, just please don't come if you feel sick. Upon your arrival, we'll ask for contact details and home address in case we need to contact your family.

    Just write if you have any questions!

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    We might me able to host a campervan when the ground is hard (during dry period).

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Un

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

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





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