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Town or City: Genouillé
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 1-2
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 12452
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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**We still have space for the summer season, do get in touch!

We have bed & breakfast with a little organic garden. This is a place of peace, a little bit in the countryside but as there are always people around you'll never feel lonely. Philippe looks after the garden while Jeanne-Marie is mostly running the bed & breakfast - making sure everyone has a good stay. We eat all meals together with all guests and friends/family.

There is always something to do, either in the b&b or in the garden. Normally in the morning you help cleaning the (bath)rooms when our guests have left. You can help in the garden, picking fruits and vegetables and learn how to prepare them for a nice, healthy meal. A good opportunity to experience proper French cuisine. French is mostly spoken but we also speak a bit English, so no worries :)
There is also some building work and some painting to do.

Your working hours are 5 or 6 days a week, 4-6 hours a day (all meals included). But of course we are... more inside

            



Town or City: Pressignac
All Year: no
Area (ha):
Persons: 1/2 (1 double bed)
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 41703
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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Looking for help with our on-going renovation project near Lac de Lavaud on the Charente-Limousin border in France, 40 minutes from Limoges.

We need someone who can happily spend some time repointing ancient stonework with a lime/sand mix. Scaffold/ladder work will be involved.Phil will also need help installing electricity and water connections. There is also plenty of grass cutting, gardening, log/wood sawing, some dog walking (gorgeous lurcher) and very occasional cooking on the firepit to do..

We have a spare bedroom at our little rental house 3 klms away or a cosy caravan on site...whichever suits you. We live in a fabulous peaceful place near a huge lake with swimming, canoeing, fishing, cycle and walking routes through the lanes close by.

5 hours work a day would be good, in return for meals and accommodation. You must be healthy and active. You will have lots of free time. Being able to drive would be a bonus. We'd like you to come in July, August or September. W... more inside



Town or City: Moutiers-sous-Chantemerle
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 7 ha
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 48770
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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After having Helpers from all over the world at my old farm in Holland, I just moved to France with my 6 Icelandic horses, 2 dachshunds and 4 cats.
My name is Gerry and I am a Dutch woman of 51 years old, 'retired' veterinary specialist and running saddle fitting courses on academic level in The Netherlands and France. I speak Dutch, English, German and a bit French.

After a year of rebuilding this place, I could move in, but still lots of jobs to do.
So if you have real handyman skills or if you a true gardener (would like to have a small vegetable garden) then you are welcome to stay for 1 or 2 weeks (or longer if we would really get along) at my farm.

The farm is at a magical spot, on the edge of a forest on the border of Deux-Sèvres and Vendée, about 1,5 hour from La Rochelle and Poitiers airport, near the magnificent park Puy du Fou, and historical towns like Vouvant and Parthenay.

You would stay in a double bedroom with private shower in the guesthouse with possibil... more inside

          



Town or City: ROYAN
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 1
Category: Other
Host ID: 48136
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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Hello,
My name is Laurent, I live with my daughter Maud who is 11. We are French.
I speak French and English.
We live in ROYAN (Charente Maritime, very well know sea resort) at 20 meters from the beach until JUNE 30th
We are almost vegetarian. We eat only organic food. We like good things.
We are cool, we like Nature and serenity, we are very friendly and respectful.

If you love sea (sailing, fishing, surfing, kitesurfing), nature and peaceful, it's here !

18th of May to 30th of June :
I will need someone who can help me to finish my log Cabin front of the Ocean (joiner - carpenter job - carpentry) :
- 2 shutters
- guardrail
- make a kitchen
- dry toiletts
- insulation
- finish inside floor, walls and ceiling (insulation with wood wool, floorboard and wood paneling on the wall).

I will need someone to help me to pack and clean the house the last week of JUNE

A good cook will be perfect !!!! I'm a good cook too ;-)

Nice individual bedroom

            



Town or City: Etusson
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): .8
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 29240
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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We live in an Old Farmhouse on the edge of a beautiful rural village.

Stunning accomodation internally, work continuing in the landscaped garden and on the exterior of the house - this is what we would like you to help with.

The accommodation we offer is 1st class and is ideal for one - or a couple - or two friends. You would have your own living area consisting of three bedrooms with adjoining lounge - FreeSat, TV, DVD and WiFi. Complete with shower room and toilet.

The work will be varied, interesting and skill-building, and the way we live is open and relaxed.

Working hours and tasks can be altered to suit whoever we accept and would typically be 25 hours per week with great flexibility as to how those hours fit into days. We also expect to share cooking and cleaning duties.

We look forward to having someone come to stay with us and share in our wonderful French lifestyle.



      



Town or City: ST THOMAS DE CONAC
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 2
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 41882
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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Hi, we are a Hindu-Mauritian and English couple living in a small village in the countryside. We are looking for a very nice and polite COUPLE, (man and woman), very friendly and happy people ..... to help with painting work, cleaning and tidying barns and garages, the upkeep of our houses, filing and storage,, and a lot of little bits and pieces to do...according to skills. Day to day chores. We appreciate people who can handle a job on their own. Would like people in their 30's.
We have got 2 houses, and rent one of them from time to time. We have got some work overthere too.
We are looking for people with good skills in filing and storage, cleaning things from barn to house and sorting bits and pieces.

We expect a honest 25 hours work PER WEEK per PERSON, or 5 days/week AS WELL AS some normal household chores (HELPING IN THE PREPARATION OF MEALS or similar, dishwasher, laying/clearing table, cleaning hubs and kitchen after).
We'd prefer non-smokers and do not tolerate chea... more inside

        



Town or City: Saint Maurice des lions
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 13
Persons: 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 40067
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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HI !
Who would like to help me to start a little permaculture garden ?
I need help also to do the clearing, and if this inspires you : construction and maintenance work. The season is conducive to spending time outdoors and invite us to be one with Nature.

I love to meet people from all over the world and learn about different cultures, and share mine.
People are usually pleased to visit my region, in the Limousin , South west of France ; Castles, vineyards, lakes, ocean...

My little farm is near a river and lakes, and there are lots of walking and bike tracks in the area. 3 bikes available for you to borrow if you like that kind of thing.
The main town with all commodities is Confolens at 10 minutes by car, and the village at 4 minutes with a baker, post office, hairdresser and a doctor. Big towns Limoges , Saint Junien (25km), Angoulême are less than one hour drive.

There are 13ha of fields for horses that I have been managing without any chemical molecules for 23 ye... more inside

      



Town or City: St Pierre de Maille
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 3
Persons: 8
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 46737
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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We are an English family running an Eco - low carbon chambres d'hôtel, gives and camping business. We have three children Harry, 11' Zara 5 and Freddie,3 and are lucky to have lived in France for 11 years. We need help with a range of gardening and household tasks as well as help with the campsite. You will be very much part of the family. We can provide accommodation and three meals a day, seven days a week in return for five hours work a day for five days a week. That is, you get two days a week off.

Please feel free to contact us so you can get to know us and we can answer questions you will have. Debs & Martyn

            



Town or City: Chaduire
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 48 hectares
Persons: 2/3
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 47070
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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Large Manoir set in 48 hectares of lakes gardens, meadows and woods.
Bed and Breakfast business with additional cottages to rent.
Horse riding, animals, home grown produce.

  



Town or City: Charente
All Year: Short term
Area (ha): .5
Persons: 1
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 46861
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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We have a small holding with part time bed and breakfast rated 9 out of 10 on booking.com. You would be able to help us with some re-pointing and painting.

We live in a beautiful rural area 10 minutes from Ruffec and 30 minutes from Angouleme in an old stone house that has been renovated.

3 meals a day and nice bedroom in exchange for a short days work. Own private bathroom facilities etc. Lift into town or station etc.

Need someone asap from 20th April for 1 to 2 weeks.
Any questions welcome.

          

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