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Town or City: Cordes sur Ciel
All Year: no
Area (ha):
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 16376
Country: France

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I am an older American woman who has lived in france for 10 years. I have a house in Cordes sur Ciel, one of the Bastides of France...a fascinating and gorgeous town in SW France. In 2009, I had a devastating fire in the house and the insurance didn't pay for more than 2 years. For the past year,I have been renovating. It is pretty much finished except for some plumbing and painting. I need 1 or 2 people to finish painting rooms and install small bathroom. I need someone as soon as possible because the house is up for sale. July is a perfec time here with many festivals, etc..Contact for photos.



Town or City: Charente
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 5
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 13843
Country: France

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We are not looking for help at the moment, thanks for looking;


Hi,
We live in rural Poitou Charente in a small hamlet. We have 3 boys Harry 11, Hayden 7 and George 6.
We are English but all of us speak French and the boys go to a French school. Life is rather busy as I split my time between the family and running the house and of course, the animals. Also, I run a small dog sitting and grooming business.

We have 7 horses and a foal that was born on 31 May,we ride and ride/drive the 2 ponies, We have 5 goats 3 females that i milk but am waiting for them to kid so not milking at the moment, lots of chickens so lots of beautiful fresh eggs and 3 pigs, as well as the dogs and cats.

We are renovating our house and raising the roof by 1m. We have completed one side but are going to start the other side this summer, any help with this would be fantastic, blockwork, roofing then when thats completed, stud walling, plumbing, plastereing etc inside.

Help with cutting woo... more inside

        



Town or City: Confolens
All Year: No
Area (ha): 2
Persons: 2 / 4
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 14877
Country: France

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NOW: A very kind farmer has cut the worst of the weeds using his tractor.The place is looking so much better. Had a fun w/e celebrating Bastille day (Le quatorize) locally. No work today as it is Trisha's birthday.

We arrived on the 8th and the first job was to clear the huge weeds that have grown with all the sun and rain over the last two months. They are everywhere and the main offenders are 5 or 6 feet high! It will take us many days, I think. We could really do with some help :-)

We do have a singe bed and a non-tent place for a helper to stay. Do come and help us - Please.

LAST YEAR: we bought a pair of houses and barns in the Charente region of France and have started working towards making it our permanent home.
There are lots of things to do, including put in stairs, make rooms upstairs (previously grain stores), painting, repairing stone work and pointing, plumbing, electrics etc. The roof and walls are sound. There are also good sized gardens to plant an... more inside

          



Town or City: appelle
All Year: august
Area (ha): 3000 m2
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 15873
Country: France

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In a very small place in the South-west of france, you will help us to rebuilt an old farm that is now our house.
We need help to restore walls (making new joints between old stones)and gardening!!!
We are living in the full countryside, we are less than 50 residents in "Appelle" , we have an organic bakery in the village ( opened twice a week ! ), it is very calm, we are a little isolated from civilisation but 10mn by car from all utilities (butcher, post; market....)It is also a nice place to have walks.We would be very happy to make you visiting our region and to share our culture with you. We will have meals together !
We have a 15 m2 cosy room with a convertible sofa with a direct acces to the bathroom and toilets.
We are 45 km from Toulouse
We have two youngs ,nice and........noisy children.

        



Town or City: cassel
All Year: yes
Area (ha): 0.2
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 15140
Country: France

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The place :
We live in the countryside of Cassel, a middle age village. Neighbours are cows and birds... Our place is more a house than a farm for the moment but we plan to get chickens and goats soon. We started a vegetable garden and there is an orchard. There is a beautiful view as we are up the hill. We can pick you up in "CASSEL" train station, between Lille and Dunkerque.

About us :
Chloe is praticing healing and relaxation at home. She loves nature, goats, food, arts, good talks about life mysteries!
Julien is fond of music and shows, he is an artist playing the piano in "Les virtuoses", also plays the accordion and composes music. During the week he is doing communication for a Second World War museum, La Coupole.

The Deal!
We need fit and enthousiastic people to help us with outside or inside work : gardening, renovation project in the house, building a separate little house for relaxation work... You will work 4 hours a day, and have lot of free time to visi... more inside

          



Town or City: Sommieres
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 2 if a couple
Category: Other
Host ID: 12867
Country: France

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We are an Anglo/ French couple,(we speak French between ourselves), and we are currently doing up an old house in the centre of the village of Sommieres, which is a pretty, Medieval town on the banks of a small river. We are going to create 2 appartments in the building, the top one with a roof terrace.. So far we have redone the roof, the façade, and replaced all the windows. We are now finishing off the bathroom on the second floor, so at least one floor will be livable. the whole of the third floor needs doing, at the moment it's just a big empty room with a mezzanine, so we need to make a kitchen and bathroom up there. We also need to do a concrete floor downstairs. We do not live on site at the moment, we live about 45mins away, so you can stay with us, and we'll drive over there. We have a futon bed in a spare room for you, plus your own bathroom downstairs, so its suitable for a couple if you're both willing to work. Its a very old stone house, and we are using old traditiona... more inside

  



Town or City: Lugny Champagne
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 0.5
Persons: 2/3
Category: Other
Host ID: 9956
Country: France

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I am on my own (age 68) trying to look after a garden that was abandoned for 10 years and control an organic vegetable plot and orchard.
I would like help to make a proper hedge from the overgrown bushes around the perimeter.
I also need help with repainting the shutters.
I have a fully self-contained ground floor flat available with one large bedroom, sitting/dining room, kitchen and bathroom plus french and english TV.

  



Town or City: Monflanquin
All Year: august/sept 2012 only
Area (ha):
Persons: 1
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 16362
Country: France

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organic farm producers with two children aged 9 and 12 (boy and girl) living in one of the most beautiful villages of South-West France
are looking for help especially with their children during the prune harvest period.

What do we expect? activities with the children like go to the swimming pool with the kids, go for bicycles rides, play games, speak a bit english with them etc.
Preparing the meals would be a good "activity" as well :-)


        



Town or City: Monflanquin
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 2
Persons: 2
Category: Other
Host ID: 10566
Country: France

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I have a organic soap kitchen in the middle of the fields, and would like to have a permaculture garden, but just don't find the time to.
I would need help outdoors with the donkeys & fruit trees (essentially peach&hazelnut, about 50 trees) and why not restart a garden for cooking herbs etc (f.ex. little garden with all the plants I use in the soaps...).
I have a little baby and almost never find the time to cook when my bigger children -both 11 years old- are at their daddys place, so somebody liking to cook would appreciated:-)

You will have a little appartment above the soap kitchen (but it's not 100% finished yet...), free internet & phone to "téléphones fixes" in Europe, but best would be a own car we are 5km away from the village and I only have one car.

We had 3 helpexchangers here between 2007-2010, a young english couple who came back 3 times, a japanese artist and a german friend. They stayend between 3 weeks and 3 months. As I cancelled my ancient account during... more inside

          



Town or City: Limoges
All Year: No
Area (ha): 3
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 16361
Country: France

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Help wanted with garden, fields, stables and animals. We are a married couple, married for over 30 years!, we live in the limousin with our 2golden retriever dogs, two riding horses and a barn cat ! Beautiful area of France but quiet.

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