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Town or City: Romegoux
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 1.5
Persons: 2
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 59686
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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Beautiful watermill always in the need of a touch up.
We have a great property in the French countryside, 30mins from the beach. Very peaceful and ressourceful.
We run a gite complex with 6 cottages (which sleep between 4 to 15 people), big garden with trees, games and swimming-pool.
It's best to have a car to get out and about a bit, but there is plenty to do here and we can arrange to collect from train station.
We are looking for help with IT skills, plumbing, electrics, gardening, painting, clearing/tidying up, cooking, ironing, plasterboarding, tiling, website updating, building a compost station and composting toilets...
Must be fit, as we live on the top floor of the mill ! We have one spare bedroom. A shared big bathroom (bath, shower and 2 bassins), a separate toilet also to share.
We have 2 friendly cats, Paprika and Atlas and have just got some chickens !
Thanks
Alyssa (27) & Nicolas (29)

        



Town or City: St Germain de Longue Chau
All Year: no
Area (ha): 35
Persons: 2
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 31255
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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We own a large farm. We can offer 2 people a place in the caravan as long as they are happy to share or know each other. We have lots of cats, dogs, chickens, ducks, goats, peacocks and geese. We have a cattery and take in dogs and chickens when people go on holiday. We rescue abandoned kittens, bottle feed, sterilise and re home. We live in a quiet rural area. The accommodation offered is a caravan with wifi just for sleeping in, the days will be spent in the house and on the farm with the family. Jobs required, help with ground maintenance, grass cutting, fencing, anyone who can do plumbing would be a great advantage, painting, decorating, walking dogs, cooking, clearing, cleaning, de cluttering & organising. Come and help us on the funny farm to get sorted .

            



Town or City: St Pierre de Maille
All Year: 2 weeks to 1month or more
Area (ha): 0.5
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Other
Host ID: 8303
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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We are looking for a couple to help tend our organic garden and chickens in the small village of St. Pierre-de-Maille. We would also like help with projects such as improvements,eg some painting (you would be living in what we call the "Hobbit House" due to it's adorable coziness.) Additionally,I am in the process of promoting my book, "Entwined, Sisters and Secrets from the Silent World of Artist Judith Scott;" preference would be given to someone interested in working with me with FB, twitter, arranging speaking engagements,emails and general promotion. The paperback is coming out in the fall. We will be leaving for a while at the end of Sept. If it is possible for you to stay longer, you could help with the book promotion and we can work together throuh skype.

We are an easy-going , semi-retired couple, both of us writers, splitting our time between our French house on the river and the Bay Area of California. We have welcomed a number of wonderful helpx friends into our li... more inside

          



Town or City: L'Absie
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 1 couple ie 2
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 62811
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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We are a small family run bar and Gite business in the popular village of L'Absie in rural Deux Sevres.Close to many attractions and one hour from the coast.
We are looking for an outgoing, sociable couple to help with cooking etc. This is a great chance to improve your French and make new friends while enjoying working in our fun bar!
The accommodation is excellent - an independent 1/2 bedroom apartment with cosy woodburning stove and above the bar, so close to the action!
Please contact us if you are interested in this opportunity as we would like to welcome you as soon as possible!

      



Town or City: Argenton-les-Vallees
All Year:
Area (ha): 1
Persons: 1-2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 8086
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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We are a french couple (37 and 44), with a 5 years old girl. We speak french and english. We try to live in an eco-friendly way of live. We have few animals : 2 cats and 2 horses

We are living, for 8 years, close to the nice village of Argenton les Vallees, in an old hostel (17th century) on an ancient way to St-Jacques of Compostelle. This house is nice but was very cold and wet and we often are working for improving it with natural and local materials and alternative techniques (straw insulation, rocket-stove, dry toilets...).

Beside this works, we are working for a little association promoting a simple and sustainable way of life, including the food, houselife and "how to ecofriendly move in the countryside" topics. Then we have a lot of knowlegde to share, mainly on ecological gardening and on saving energy.

We are keen to welcome very enthusiastic and curious helpers, ready to share our family lifestyle. We invite you to share all meals with us, meet our friends, share... more inside

          



Town or City: Brillac
All Year: no
Area (ha): 4,8 hectares
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 26369
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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Hi, we are a Belgian/Dutch couple, retired and living in the Charente in France. We live in a farmhouse with our dogs and cats. We also have 5 horses that live out in a herd and are never stabled. We believe in keeping our horse as natural as possible W e like to make long walks with our dogs . I use Parelli natural horsemanship to have a good relationship with the horses.

There is a mountainbiketrail that runs next to our farm. We have bikes that can be used. We live in a small hamlet and the nearest village Brillac is 5 min away by car. The nearest town is Confolens which is 15 min by car. It has supermarkets, a saturday market and a few restaurants.
We are looking for help with the gardening and general maintenance round the farm.

We can offer you a gite with a big bedroom with twin beds and a bathroom with a shower and toilet. There is also a seperate living room with a small television for English tv.
We have a very relaxed way of living an... more inside

            



Town or City: Barbezieux
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 6
Persons: 1
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 7293
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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*** looking for someone from 19 September for 10 days/ two weeks to help our daughter while we are away on holiday, horse experience, photography and cooking skills welcomed ***

We are an anglo-belgian couple retired to France with our 2 horses and miniature shetland ponies. French additions to our family include 2 dogs and the chickens. We are active in the local community and there are often events or meals to attend where French is freely spoken. Horses are a big part of our lives.

We would like to take on helpers to help and participate with everyday life, possible jobs include: helping with the horses and miniature ponies as a groom (mucking out and poo picking daily, feeding, tacking up, taking them out to fields, grooming, fencing) and work in the garden such as weeding, watering and collecting vegetables. The allocation of work depends on your abilities and skills and the time of year - less gardening in the winter for example.

We live in the French countr... more inside

            



Town or City: France
All Year:
Area (ha):
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 5867
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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Looking for garden help
Cleaning nothing heavy.
Painting various jobs nothing huge
I basically need a self motivated person/s, happy to use their own initiative and also must be happy to work alone without constant supervision.

Im happy also to have someone cook a meal once in a while if they enjoy cooking and I can then get on with other things.
We do not expect work at weekends and we are flexible 4.5 hours daily Monday-Friday .Easy going household, Peter is disable and cannot walk too far. We enjoy a laugh,. Smoking house hold.

Someone with own transport preferred, we have bikes here, I can pick up from local station Ruffec 16

.We are not vegans and we love chinese, Malay foods and have a varied diet.Happy to also have help with BBQ or cooking evening meals
We do have reviews from previous helpers, please have a look.




Town or City: ETAGNAC
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 30
Persons: 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 4220
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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We breed norwegion Fjord horses in beautiful surroundings on the river Vienne. We require help with some building projects we have going on and the horses who live out all year naturally we practice Parelli Natural Horsemanship. We also need a little gardening and general help. There are lots of lovely local places to visit and fun things to do such as swimming fishing riding hiking etc. We prefer non smokers We are an English family happy good natured family plus pets. At the moment we need help with tractor work and forestry . We would like a long stay. We have young horses needing to be brought on and trained.

        



Town or City: Sepvret
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 1,5
Persons: 1
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 48209
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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Here we are again ! After having had a great experience in 2016 with a Swedish helper, we would love to host helpers in July and August 2017 again ! Après une expérience plus qu'heureuse avec une helper suédoise en 2016, nous pourrons accueillir un helper à nouveau pour nous aider avec la saison touristique de 2017 ! (Voir explications en français en bas).

We are a a family of Dutch people who have lived in France since 1992 and live in an old property in the Poitou-Charentes. Jan (1947), Beer (1962), Charlotte (1995) and Norah (2004). Both Jan and Beer have work that needs preparation in our office at home and makes us travel around France by times, and besides that we are managing three self catering accommodations and a small campground. So we alter the office work with down to earth work on the premises and on the buildings, that we are restoring for ever!
We are a bunch of laughing people, love to debate on a whole range of issues, accustomed to receiving people (as touri... more inside

            

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