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Town or City: St. Romain
All Year: no
Area (ha):
Persons: 1
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 56854
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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Hi - we are about to move into our new home and need help with painting and gardening. The whole house will need painting after being re built in the inside and the garden has vines that need tending. Although we are only in our 50's I have a condition that stops me from doing too much and so hence the need for help. It would only be for a couple of weeks, working 5 hrs per day and you would get bed and board and, if you'd like, help with your English as I am a qualified TEFL teacher. We are looking for someone from mid April. The house has fantastic views and is 5 mins away from one of the prettiest villages in France.

  



Town or City: Pillac
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 2 or 3
Category: Other
Host ID: 9736
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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We run a holiday village / country club located in the Charente / Dordogne countryside, about one and a half hours from Bordeaux. We are looking for one or more people to help with some general gardening and maintenance over the winter. There may also be other bits and pieces in the bar or the office, depending on how it works out. No particular skills are necessary, but it is essential that you are happy working with others, both as part of a team and keeping our guests happy during their stay.

In return, we can offer you accommodation, meals, a drink allowance, plus use of all of our facilities including, tennis, golf, table tennis, basketball, swimming pool (apart from the winter months!), cycling, boules etc... including a fair amount of free time to make the most of your time here. The local football team is also in need of some talent if you've got any!

We would welcome people on their own, but due to a hectic workload and family life, cannot be on hand for socialising... more inside

            



Town or City: ST JUST LUZAC
All Year: no
Area (ha):
Persons: 6
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 55339
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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Come and work in the South West of France on a Chateau and grounds dating back to the 1700's. We are looking for volunteers to come and work on our property before the beginning of the summer holiday season to carry out refurbishment work.

We are looking for a total of 6 people for a period of 2 weeks commencing on the 20th of May 2017.

No major skills are required. Just elbow grease and good will. Tasks involve mostly helping my father and myself with the building work. We will be doing stone work, wood work, roofing, window fitting, ground work, landscaping and so on. So be ready to get your hands very dirty.

We are asking for 5 hours of work per day and in exchange we will share our vast building knowledge with you and we will provide accommodation in your own room in a cottage on the grounds of the Chateau with free access to Wi-fi, TV, BBQ and the swimming pool.

We will also provide food for 3 meals a day + snacks and soft drinks. ( you cook for yourselves) The co... more inside

            



Town or City: Gouex
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: Couple or Duo
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 19928
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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Hi,
We are a British couple who run a Chambre d’hôte and restaurant in a small village along the Vienne river, on the tourist route. The village has a Bakery, Post Office, Hairdresser and, of course, our bar bistrot. There are walks and cycle trails in the area and you can catch a train from the next village to Poitiers, Bordeaux and Paris, although having your own wheels would obviously give you more flexibility. We are happy to show you around the area when time permits.

We are looking for people, preferable couples or duos, to help us with general maintenance, housework, gardening, room changes, etc. In exchange, we offer an en-suite double or twin room, with use of a communal kitchen. We ask that you work with us on average 5 hours a day for 5 days a week, with flexibility required, and offered according to the season.

This is an opportunity to practice your english, french and other languages with our customers and friends, and to experience a very laid back village... more inside

          



Town or City: Matha
All Year: No
Area (ha):
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 54853
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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Help needed in renovation of property, small cottage(one of three, two already completed) and small barn, woodworking, plumbing, general building and painting work. Main structure done on cottage, roofing required on barn, but any help to get the property up and habitable welcomed in return your own room in comfortable cottages with wifi, and all mod cons, eat with owner, Woking day preferably earlyish start in the morning, finish mid day afternoons free also weekends free. Bicycles available, bus route close by, along with lakes. Close to Cognac, Saintes and Angouleme. If we are going to these places happy to give a lift and share our experiences of them. Flexible and friendly hosts. We are easygoing, friendly and happy meeting new people, working together and showing you the Cognac region in return for help, We are particularly happy to meet fellow artists, whatever your medium, to share and learn from each other.

            



Town or City: Genneton
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 1.5 acres
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 52031
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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Maison de Maitre style house with a separate self contained annexe for the helpers to stay in with wifi and tv.
A heated swimming pool and hot tub to enjoy too.
The house is next a working farm, we have 2 dogs, 2 cats and chickens.
We both work partly from home and with clients.
Looking for help with basic DIY, mainly painting, staining and gardening cutting grass(sit on mower), strimming and rotavating.



Town or City: Bressuire
All Year: no
Area (ha): 2
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 6306
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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Thanks to everyone who helped us with our project but we are taking a break

            



Town or City: Romagne
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 2.7
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 51432
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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We are a couple of early escapees from the rat race. We have lived in Turkey, Hong Kong, USA and are originally from the UK. Have just moved into our dream, smack bang in the middle of France. We live on the edge of a small village just 2 km from La Vallee des Singes, in a beautiful Maison de Maitre, with an old house in the grounds which we are planning to turn into a gite. Poitiers is just 30 minutes away with airport and TGV trains.

Enthusiasm is the main ingredient, as we would like your help doing anything from pruning shrubs and trees, to rotovating and laying lawn seed, fencing, rendering/pointing old stone walls, painting, tiling and general DIY. We are not experts, more like beginners and do not expect anyone else to be, we would just like an extra pair of hands to help out. Home cooked meals and a bedroom in our house are provided in return for help. We have bikes you can use and are also happy to provide lifts. We are new to the area ourselves and often take t... more inside

        



Town or City: Alloue
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 15.6
Persons: 1-2
Category: Other
Host ID: 10782
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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We run a horse rescue.
We re-train horses, ponies, donkeys and mules.
We have a small holding with goats, horses, ponies, donkeys and 2 dogs.
We are currently fencing our land. We love to make jam, pickles, cakes and bread.
This years projects include pooh picking the fields, fencing, roofing, building field shelters, Internal stables, building a bread oven, Hay making, an organic vegetable and fruit garden.
We manage our horses with natural horsemanship and have two ready to start backing and also plan to start others to pull a cart for visits to the local town.
We will be doing various projects including fun days, open days and natural horsemanship during the year.
We are always busy but have many evenings relaxing and enjoying life around a BBQ.
We live in a very rural area. The nearest bar is 5 km away and the nearest town is 10 km which has various shops, bars and restaurants.
We are both non smokers.
We offer a large 2 berth caravan as accommodation but you ar... more inside

      



Town or City: Le Lindois
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 1800m
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Other
Host ID: 51453
Region: Poitou-Charentes, France

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Ive had a house and pool built and I need help with finishing off inside, gardening and fencing outside. Ive started building the kitchen but need help with that too. I need help installing my fire. I need wooden steps building on my decking .Woodcutting/moving wood could be done, painting etc.
Basically I need a handy person/s to help me with my project in very pretty, countryside surroundings. I speak fluent French, English and a bit of Dutch. You would be working in a relaxed atmosphere,hopefully having fun too.

        

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