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Town or City: cognac
All Year: no
Area (ha):
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Other
Host ID: 35400
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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hello.
just started a vegetable/gardenproject 500 m2
in cognac,france, just next to the river charente.
would need some help for some days/2-3 weeks just for easy gardenhelp. no stress, no rules of hours.
easygoing. of course food, drinks, simple but clean place to stay. also possible to stay some days on a riverboat.
open for honest people who want to visit cognac and give a little help.

thank you
raimund



Town or City: Vernoux/Boutonne
All Year:
Area (ha): 1,5
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 50174
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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Mado et Hugo cherchons un ou deux woofers des que possible pour nous aider à construire une yourte en bois, terre-paille et aussi aide pour le jardin : 4 h de travail, logé, nourri. Nous vivons dans un lieu paisible de 1,4 ha au bord d une petite rivière avec un grand jardin en permaculture des poules. Nous serons heureux de vous faire partager notre vie.

Mado and Hugo search for one person as soon as possible to help us to build a wood yurt and deal with kitchen garden and animals. 4 hours or work, with board ant logging. We live in a quiet place on about 3,7 acres near a river bank with a big vegetable garden, five goats, a donkey and lots of chickens. We'll be happy to let you share in our universe.


            



Town or City: Reffannes
All Year: June - September
Area (ha): .2
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 59756
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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English couple retired to France in 2003 living in hamlet 1km from village with café/bar and 13 kms from medieval town of Parthenay, Deux Sèvres. 1 adorable dog and 3 treasured cats rule the house so helper must be an animal-lover.

We would appreciate help in the garden with weeding, watering, chopping branches, clearing overgrown area, and indoors with painting etc.

Helpers have their own room with double bed and adjacent shower room. Wifi available. A communal evening meal with wine is included or you can cook separately if you prefer. Breakfast and lunch provided by hosts on a help yourself basis. In return, we ask for 20 - 25 hours' help each week, flexible on how these hours are spread out.

Walking and cycling (bike provided)in the local Gatine countryside is one of the pleasures of the local area. We are less than an hour from the university city of Poitiers, capital of Poitou-Charentes, and 1.5 hours from the coast at La Rochelle.

The first photo shows the tame... more inside

  



Town or City: near Argenton les Vallees
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 2 hectares
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 34675
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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Hello HelpXers, welcome to our home in Poitou Charente, W.France. We are located just outside a small village with a good community. We are in a beautiful rural area. The river runs through our grounds so it's good here for fishing too.

We have to be away from 21 April till mid May so hope to find (ideally) a couple, or two friends, to look after our house and animals (dog and cat) when we are away. We have a golden retriever and one very timid cats. Help in the garden would also be very welcome.

You will need to be self-catering but we can offer a self-contained 2 bedroom apartment in return for help with house and garden if anyone wants to come longer-term. We are both English and we look forward to hearing from you.

  



Town or City: BERTHEGON
All Year: Not winter
Area (ha): 1
Persons: 1
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 2757
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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Having had a long break from hosting, we are once again looking for one person (female preferred) to come and share our quiet, country life. Your tasks would include mainly gardening, getting the greenhouse up and running, housework and helping generally.

If you like peace and quiet, sun and family life, interspersed with a bit of graft, then this is the place to come.

You should have a good sense of humour, common sense, independence, initiative and enthusiasm and want to share time with us.

We have two children aged 20 and 10 a dog, cat and fish. We speak English as our first language at home followed by French and German - all with a Scottish accent!

HelpX accommodation is on the top floor of the station with bed linen provided. Shower, toilet and own room. All meals taken with the family, vegetarians/special diets please tell us in advance, all share cooking and clearing up. HelpXers invited to stay for about two weeks, working 5 hours a day over 5 days. A longe... more inside

            



Town or City: Charente
All Year:
Area (ha): 2
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 14602
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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The Greatbanks family, Geraldine and Bob, Eddie, 16, William and Erin, 14, and Charlie, 13. run a gite complex in the beautiful Charente region of France. We have several pets,Daisy, our golden cocker spaniel, Ginge, our aptly named ginger cat, Elvis, the tabby and our 4 chickens. We are right on the Charente/Dordogne border about 3 kms from the village of St Severin and about 6 kms from Aubeterre sur Dronne, which is one of the 100 prettiest villages in France.

The complex comprises of 5 properties, 3 swimming pools, a tennis court, play area and games room.

We are looking for help from now until around June 2017 -, to give us a hand around the place, doing all kinds of work such as gardening, general outdoor work, installation of new pool liner and terrace, cleaning and helping out in the gites. If you are available for 1 or more weeks, then drop us a line.

In return for your efforts, we offer own gite and food or food allowance. Meals can be eaten either with the family... more inside

  



Town or City: Baignes Ste Radegonde
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 36464
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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I've just moved into a roomy period townhouse (175 sq.m) in a picturesque small town about 70 kms from Bordeaux. The house itself was renovated 2 years ago to a good standard and the garden has been landscaped (approx 630 sq.m). I would like some help, say, 3 hours a day (flexible) one week or two in May with the garden and a painting job in one of the bedrooms + wall-papering a couple of walls. Also minor carpentry jobs around the house. You would have plenty of time off to explore the region. I can offer a double bedroom, three meals a day and plenty of time off. The town has cafes, shops, supermarket and other facilities, but I haven't yet checked bus services. If you have your own transport would be good but not essential. The area is good for cycling. I'm English and speak good French. I think you'll enjoy being here. Sorry, for the moment I don't have photos. I hope that won't put you off.



Town or City: SOUFFRIGNAC
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 1.7
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 57476
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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We, Pete and Brigitte, moved into our house, in very peaceful South West French countryside, August 2016. The house was finished but the garden was a blank canvas. We are operating as a BnB and have had several guests already. We have 2 horses and sometimes up to 2 liveries. We have 2 very friendly dogs.
What we need : Somebody/ies that will join in. There is weeding and mowing that needs to be done. Stone wall building and wooden raised beds to be made and planted.
Our horses are competition horses, we need somebody that is very competent when handling and riding the horses. We also need somebody that is willing to poo pick, jump on the muckheap and sweep. No Novices.
Some building maintenance help needed – gutters need their joints gluing and the wooden shutters need rubbing down and repainting.
We will definitely not ask anybody to do anything that we would not do ourselves.
The accommodation : A large room with double bed, ensuite bath room with large show... more inside

            



Town or City: Pressignac
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 55753
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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We need help during the spring and summer with garden work and a bit of renovating. We'd like you to stay with us for 1 or 2 weeks and we'll provide meals in return for 4 or 5 hours work a day.

We'll need help with getting wood cut for the winter months, walking the dog, some gardening and grass cutting (don't worry, it's not a jungle!), maybe some cooking but helping Phil with some work on the renovations would be wonderful. We have to face the house with stone and may need some help with mixing the lime/sand mortar and carrying stuff.

We also grow veggies and hope to plant flowers and hedging. We have hens, a lovely lurcher and an old cat. Accommodation will be in a comfortable small caravan on site but meals, hot showers etc will all be taken in the house. We are quite adaptable so can caters for vegetarians and you won't be totally cut off from the world as we have bikes, telephone and wifi. The property is quite rural in a gorgeous part of France with lots of walks and l... more inside

    



Town or City: Angoulême
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 51854
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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Hello,

# Right now we need someone with experience in plumbing immediately to come and help me make the final connections for our bathroom suite. Please get in touch if you can help with this, thanks. Pocket money / renumeration guaranteed !

Our family are searching for help with roofing, electrics, plumbing and general building work. We have just bought our first house and we are about to begin the rénovations.

My wife is a good cook so you will be well looked after and of course some alcohol along the way always helps :)

We have both been helpers before so we fully understand the importance of mutual respect between host and helper.

We search for helpers who are willing to do around 6 hours a day. Having said that If you have skills and are willing to do a normal working day alongside me then we can discuss the possibility of a little renumeration. I'm a stonemason ( maçon ) by trade but I also do general building ( multi-services ).

I work very hard and to a ... more inside


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