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Natural garden and home projects and enjoy the peace near Autun, France

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  • Activité récente: 23 avr. 2023



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  • Description


    We are Jackelien and Gerard, a Dutch couple living in Burgundy. We came here 20 years ago. In all these years we managed to transform a part of the 2 hectares we live on - vast wilderness of bush and the forest - into a nice naturel garden with lots of water basins (including our natural swimming pool), nice terraces and funny garden houses, places to relax (including a sauna and a Hot Tub), our own vegetable garden and greenhouse. We respect nature. We build everything ourselves and we love to share our knowledge and work-experience with others.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Bricolage et construction
    Aide dans une ferme
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Entretien général
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    We love to share our knowledge and work-experience in gardening, building, wood constructions, handling tools and cooking. We also love to exchange knowledge with others.

  • Projets impliquant des enfants

    Projets impliquant des enfants

    Ce projet peut impliquer des enfants. Pour en savoir plus, consultez nos directives et conseils ici.

  • Aide


    The help on our property depends on the weather and the season. In autumn and winter we are mostly busy clearing paths in the forest, repairing and making natural fences, cutting hedges, sawing trees and splitting wood. In spring we are especially busy with mowing, weeding, sowing and planting. And in summer you will find us cleaning the ponds, maintaining the vegetable garden and the plants in the greenhouse. And, of course, in between all this we take care of our chickens, our 2 cats and our dog.

    Apart from all the maintenance on our property, we hope we can start in 2021 installing a fence to keep our future sheep in, and building a small sheepfold. In addition we are going to construct a watercourse to connect two existing water basins.

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Anglais: Courant
    Français: Courant
    Allemand: Intermédiaire

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    Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il souhaitait faire partager sa propre langue ou en apprendre une nouvelle.
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  • Hébergement


    We can offer you a separate guesthouse with 2 bedrooms (4 beds), your own shower, living room and kitchen. Jackelien is a vegetarian and Gerard is not. Cooking is Jackelien’s biggest hobby and her specialty is Asian cuisine. Typical Dutch, French and Italian dishes are also regularly on the menu.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    Our place is a beautiful, well-hidden and quiet place where we live in a natural environment. The forest surrounds us and there are spectacular hikes, mountain bike routes and walks you can make. It is quiet. The nearest neighbor lives 300 m away, a drive to Autun, the nearest town, is 20 minutes.
    Autun is a lovely old town with a lot of history and art. And talking about art: when our work in the house or the garden is finished, we love to draw and paint. Jackelien also is a mosaic-artist and a variety of courses is possible for those who feel like it.
    Just next to Autun starts the natural parc Le Morvan, with mountains, lakes, and beautiful and adventures spots to explore.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    Our internet connection is suitable to use app's like Zoom or Skype.

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    There is some space to park a little camper-van on our property, but the access to our place is quit difficult (steep and gravel road). Driving a large camper-van or motor-home would not be possible because of the access-road.

  • Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    We can only accept pets if they will be friendly to ours (dog, cats and chickens) and if they won't run of after the wild life in the forest and indoor we have one simple rule: pets don't belong in your bed. If you have a dog: our Abby is a female and can act quite dominant to other female dogs.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

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

N° de référence hôte : 959366767681

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