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Town or City: Yzeures sur Creuse
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 14458
Country: France

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Come enjoy a working holiday in a small idylic French village in the Loire region of France. We are a well accommodated hotel which has recently been renovated to a high standard with a gastronomic restaurant and health centre. The village of Yzeures sur Creuse is set on the river Creuse; You can go for a bicycle ride, play tennis or ping pong or visit the Royal Loire Valley chateaux. Other larger cities are in a short drive from the hotel: La Rochelle, Tours Poitiers, Lqa roche Posay, Chatellerault
We are looking for someone who is friendly, self motivated and who is a team player to help with breakfast and cleaning of rooms during october, november or december 2012 and from january 2013 to the end of the year.
You will normally have afternoons and evenings off as well as two days a week off to explore the region.
In return we will provide you with free accomadation and meals during you stay.
We are close to all transport links that will enable you to enjoy France.
Possible re... more inside

            



Town or City: Belesta de la frontiere
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 140 hect.
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 9157
Country: France

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...i run a 250 flock of sheep in the catalan Pyrénée
i stay in the valley in winter taking the flock out every day , i have the help of 2 border colley and a pyreneen dog.we stay at the mountain in summer were the sheep are free until we walk back home in october (3 days walk)
i sell the lambs to the local market, this way of working is traditional of the Pyrénées area.

          



Town or City: Berdoues
All Year: Spring, Fall, Winter
Area (ha): 3
Persons: 2
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 7445
Country: France

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Looking to host some one or a couple in Fall and Winter until end of April !!!! Please dont mail if you want to stay for 2-6 months. We will only take 2-3 weeks stays to begin with and if it clicks we can perhaps extend it! Carpentry and building skills mostly needed.

We, Charles (USA) and Caroline (NL) have moved to South West France in 2005 with our daughter, Miya(now 14) for a better quality of life. Our businesses are located in a beautifully restored old farm house in Gascogne style (wooden beams with chaux). Caroline runs the Bed & Breakfast and self catering apartment and Charles has an acupuncture practice. He gives workshops in Tai-Chi Chuan and Zen Shiatsu. Most of the guests are from England, Holland or Belgium and some from France.
In February-April and as of end of October we usually continue renovating and upgrading this 12-16th century house and garden! We can use helpers with specific skills like carpentry, painting, making a kitchenette!

            



Town or City: biert
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 15
Persons: 3
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 11573
Country: France

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Nous sommes un couple vivant en Ariège, dans le massif des Pyrénées, dans une nature sauvage. Nous avons des potagers et des chevaux de selle. Nous recherchons des volontaires pour des travaux de maçonnerie, charpente dans le but de construire une chambre additionnelle à notre demeure. Les personnes ayant des notions de mécanique agricole sont également les bienvenues. Vous serez hébergés en tipi ou en tente (durant l'été) et partagerez nos repas. Bienvenue à vous! (Espagnol et français parlés, notions de portugais)

  



Town or City: Le Breuil sous Argenton
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 6
Persons: 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 11425
Country: France

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*** We are currently look for help during March and April. Current projects are painting and decorating, cutting hedges, field fencing, gardening and rotorvating.

Our farm is in the hamlet of Les Brissonnires on the edge of the pretty village of Le Breuil sous Argenton. This is set in the Pay Thouarsais in North Deux Sevres, a countryside that boasts rolling hills lined with endless vineyards, fields of sun flowers and corn, pastures of cattle and sheep and the picturesque valleys of the Argenton and Ouere rivers. It is on the edge of the Loire Valley, famous for its wines and a short drive from Atlantic coast fishing villages and holiday towns.

We raise alpacas to sell on to other owners and to process the fleece for selling the yarn or clothing. We also provide various services to other breeders.

On the farm we have large cottage gardens for growing vegetables and fruit and numerous pastures for our Alpacas. We are adopting an agricultural permaculture to maintain our ... more inside

            



Town or City: St Laurent de Cerdans
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 15
Persons: 2
Category: Other
Host ID: 15880
Country: France

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C'est un magnifique mas du XIème siècle, aménagé avec beaucoup de charme et transformé en gîte comprenant des chambres individuelles et un dortoir. Situé en plein coeur des Pyrénées, l'atmosphère est très conviviale, on se sent vraiment comme chez soi, et en plus on vous sert de bons plats avec les produits du terroire, Des chevaux, des chats et des chiens vivent parmi les 15 hectares de terrain. Vous pouvez venir à tout moment de l'année vivre une expérience unique, participer à la vie des pyrénées orientales, travailler avec la terre ou les animaux et profiter de l'hospitalité et de l'humour de cette région catalane. On accueille des volontaires du monde entier. A bientôt!

This is a stunning 11th-century farmhouse, beautifully reconstructed to offer guest lodgings with private rooms, dormitories and gite accommodation. Located deep in the verduous Pyrenees, this is a home away from home with delicious locally sourced food and always a convivial atmosphere. The 15 hectares of... more inside

        



Town or City: Saint-Didier
All Year: Summer
Area (ha): 600 acres
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 16621
Country: France

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Summer place where we need to repaint parts of the house, basic gardening, build some bookshelves etc.

  



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: 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

          

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