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Town or City: Breuilaufa
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 126
Persons: 2
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 45665
Country: France

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Bonjour à toutes et à tous !

Après une année à bourlinguer ma carapace à travers les Amériques avec ma petite amie, nous voilà posés dans une ferme où nous construisons jour après jour notre petit paradis.

LE COUP DE MAIN
Au programme : élevage de brebis et remise en état de la ferme. Si vous souhaitez venir amener votre pierre à l'édifice, les tâches auxquelles vous participerez pourront être amener le grain aux brebis, leur faire faire la "transhumance" dans le village pour se rendre d'une parcelle à l'autre, participer aux chantiers clôtures ou bois de chauffage. Il y aura aussi dès cet été des travaux à réaliser dans la maison pour améliorer cette vieille bâtisse, et du jardinage pour servir de beaux légumes à table.

HORAIRES
Vous travaillerez 5 heures par jour, 5 jours par semaine, mais seulement le matin (8h30-13h30). Comme ça, vous pouvez faire ce que vous voulez durant l'après-midi, et nous on peut prendre du temps pour s'organiser. Bien sûr, en échange de votr... more inside

            



Town or City: Morbihan
All Year: May - September
Area (ha): 1
Persons: 2
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 37796
Country: France

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We are a couple who are experienced gite owner managers now renovating a small fishing cottage just 500 metres from Lake Guerledan. You will be staying not far away at our gite complex in South Morbihan in a superb location. You can either work one day on one day off, or 3 days on 4 days off. This is a great opportunity for the right person or 2 people. If you're a couple one of you can take it a bit easier simply tending the grounds with Sally while the other would help Irvin at the separate cottage. Looking for people with previous general build work experience. You could be a carpenter, bricklayer or plasterer, or know how to plasterboard out (see upstairs photo ready for boarding out) It's not a difficult job, but quite time consuming as it'll be tricky scribing some of the panels.... or be competent in one or more of those disciplines.. One of you may be a keen gardener?

From April to October we generally dine outside and you're more than welcome to join us, or cook for yo... more inside

            



Town or City: Rouvenac
All Year: not winter
Area (ha):
Persons: 10
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 5474
Country: France

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We are an anglo-french couple building an ecological (straw bale and earth and straw) house for our family in the foothills of the Pyrenees. We live in an 'eco-hamlet' of five houses, at the moment we are currently living in a barn space which we built ourselves, learning the techniques we are now using to build the house. We have been hosting large groups of helpers over several years and it has been an enriching experience all round. This year we will be needing help to do the last coat of rendering interior and exterior, and the floors (a mix of earth lime and cow dung). We are hoping to move into the house before the end of the year. This project provides an apprenticeship in low cost building techniques, and beautiful countryside to explore in your time off. We expect 5 hours work a day in exchange for meals and accommodation (caravan, tipi, outdoor shower, compost toilet). There a places to put up tents or park vans. Our ideal helpers have a genuine desire to learn about ecobu... more inside

          



Town or City: BOUSSAC
All Year: no
Area (ha):
Persons: 2
Category: Other
Host ID: 10048
Country: France

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LAST MINUTE OPPORTUNITY - SEPTEMBER 2016

Come and help us out in quiet, rural France, doing some traditional roofing work preparation, general labouring, odd jobs, maybe a bit of gardening and helping us to finish a small cob house with a living roof.

We live in central France, in Creuse, which is one of the most beautiful and quietest parts of France. It's perfect if you like peace and solitude. Creuse is the main farming region of France and we're surrounded by rolling countryside and farm animals.

Dotted around are swimming lakes, the occasional park, chateaux and natural attractions. It's all about nature and tranquility here.

Here is our nearest village with some local point sof interest - http://www.tourismeboussac.fr/en/index.html

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The work

We're renovating an old barn, to be converted into a house, and we're also in the middle of building a small cob cottage next to it. We need to get the main work done before Winter hits, so... more inside

        



Town or City: Le Lindois
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 1800m
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Other
Host ID: 51453
Country: France

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Ive had a house and pool built and I need help with finishing off inside, gardening and fencing outside. Ive started building the kitchen but need help with that too. I need help installing my fire. I need wooden steps building on my decking .Woodcutting/moving wood could be done, painting etc.
Basically I need a handy person/s to help me with my project in very pretty, countryside surroundings. I speak fluent French, English and a bit of Dutch. You would be working in a relaxed atmosphere,hopefully having fun too.

        



Town or City: Houesville
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 2
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 50570
Country: France

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We are located in the heart of the D Day Landings & National Park in Normandy France...we're looking to host a couple or someone on their own to help us for a couple of weeks...light tasks, some painting & decorating (not much more touching up), getting the Llamas & Alpacas ready for winter with a muck out and fresh straw down plus one already lead trained & we need to bring on Esme. A bit of a tidy in the gardens a few bushes trimmed back perhaps a hand with the lavender crop

We've 4 little dogs, 8 rescue cats, couple of sheep, couple of goats, 2 turkeys, a goose and lots of chickens as well as the 2 Llamas & 3 Alpacas.

Surrounded by history here, Utah Beach is a 10 minute drive away, Ste Mere Eglise 4 miles away, Bayeux 40 minute drive or 30 minutes on the train and beautiful fishing ports along the coast to include Barfleur where William the Conqueror set sail from.

Anytime, especially now we are nearing the end of the season - we don't mind a couple or someone on their... more inside

            



Town or City: Luzech
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 1
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 31684
Country: France

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We are a family with three children aged 1, 6 and 8.
We love traveling and metting foreign people.
We often welcome travellers at home. It's great but too short to have real exchange with them.
We welcome you at home (you will have your own room and bathroom) and we will ask you to help us to take care of the kids and to help us for cooking. If you have your drivers' licence it's better : to be able to get them at school and also for you to visit the wonderful place where we live.
We will be happy to exchange more with you.
Don't hesitate to contact us.

    



Town or City: Lyon
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 1
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 37654
Country: France

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We are looking for a helper to pick our two daughters up at school and take care of them after school, to clean the house and sometimes to cook for them. We need 4 or 5 Hours work per day (flexible), 5 days per week - saturday and sunday off.

We are looking for a helper that loves children, patient, thoughtful and cheerful.
Minimum stay : 2 weeks.

In exchange we offer a private bedroom with a single bed, bathroom shared with our family, meals.
You will share our french life and improve your French with us.

Days off are completely free but you will be very welcome to share our activities.

Looking forward to hearing from you.


  



Town or City: mont près chambord
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 5
Persons: 1
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 33443
Country: France

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We are a family with two children living in a water mill near the castles of the Loire, Chambord...with many animals like poneys, hens, picocks, donkeys...and two dogs. We own a guest house and our property is quite large , so we nould need someone to help for some renovation as painting, building....Also outside, there is work in the forest to cut trees....
About the guest house, we could need also someone to help to prepare the rooms, to welcome guests; that part is more hostelery.
Anyone interested is welcome!

            



Town or City: Les Dognons
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 13
Persons: 1
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 14706
Country: France

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Looking for help immediately.


hello, we are are looking for help on our mother, daughter and young son run farm! situated in south west france, between angouleme and limoges, our nearest village is st mathieu at 6km away.
we have very friendly animals, horses, pigs, sheep, goats, rabbits, ducks, geese, chickens and dogs.
as well as a large amount of wood land, which we are working our way through.

we aim to make sure all our animals have the best possible care and life with us, and we rescue many animals from bad homes.

we want to develope the feilds to grow vegetables, fruit and animal feed, as well as establishing new feilds and renewing the fences.

on the land there are 2 houses needing renovation, as well as barns and stables needing work.

work we need help with:

*renevating the houses and barns
*fencing
*wood clearing and logging
*planting large vegetable area
*paddock clearing
*general maintance.
*and the odd bottle of wine!!


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