Creating a cabin and gardening in the countryside in Pougny, France



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    I am Vincent, 50 years old, with most of the time a construction or renovation project in progress.
    The oldest and most ongoing is my home cave in Andalusia where there is still no water or electricity!
    One day, with volunteers, we will meet there between olive and almond trees to continue this fabulous project near a turquoise and desert lake (yoga and no-wifi retreat...).
    I was born in Brittany, in the west of France, and I have been living for 10 years on the French-Swiss border, near Geneva.

    I love traveling, landscape photography and meeting people but since 1 year and my last trip to Cuba, the only travel idea I can enjoy is to receive people at home.
    I enjoy writing, trekking, naturopathy, yoga, off-grid building, van living...

    I have several years of experience in flat share with mostly women and we have always found a way to respect our differences, support each other, while having a good time and creating memories.
    I speak French, Spanish (parents), English, I would like to understand more Italian and to finish this presentation, I struggle for years with my guitar, which will probably helps to light a fire one day! So for music, we'll listen to professionals on spotify!But for the very beginners I can nevertheless teach a little theory for guitar or piano.

    For the help required during 2-3 weeks, we will work outside the house: finishing the wood siding, gardening and build a tool and sauna cabine.
    Rest assured, the interior of the house is comfortable and you will have the 1st floor at your disposal: queen size bedroom, office, bathroom.

    The country side is very interesting for whose love nature : the Rhone river is 500m from home, Jura mountain 20-40', Geneva and the lake 30' (airport 25'), Annecy 40', Chamonix and Alpes 1h.

    Nice to meet you soon!

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Bricolage et projets de construction

  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Explore beautiful countryside or cosmopolitan geneva.
    Hiking, skiing and take a bath in the lakes of geneva or annecy.
    Improve your french speaking from spanish, english...
    Enjoy french food, organic food, healthy food

  • Aide


    After 18 months of building alone the house, I need help to finish
    the outside structure on scaffolding: wood siding, painting,
    Gardening : fence, borders

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Espagnol: Courant
    Français: Courant
    Anglais: Intermédiaire

    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


    140m2 house on 800m2 land, 4 rooms, 2 bathrooms, large kitchen.
    1st floor for the guests

    I'll do grocery shopping and cook.
    We'll work 4-5 hours a day, depending on the weather (rain or heat)
    There's no rush.
    Rest of the day, open : chill out (I have to buy hammocks!), books at disposal, sport, explore country.

    Help needed to clean up the kitchen, living room and each one, his own private area.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    small village separated from Switzerland by the Rhone river.
    Bus all day and train to Geneva early in the morning.

  • 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

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  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    Cet hôte a de la place pour les vans.

  • 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

N° de référence hôte : 999737116342