Help needed with construction, gardening, cleaning and other things in my new house

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Help needed with construction, gardening, cleaning and other things in my new house

  • Marker details
  • DescriptionHello travellers! I have moved to a village which is also an historic monument. It is small, beautiful, but also lively. The house is amazing, but needs some work done. I need someone with construction experience to build a wall, make two doors in walls, tile and finish a shower, plaster (rough plastering only), do electrical work, and other things. If you can do any of this I'd be glad to hear from you. I also need help with gardening, maintenance and decoration. And if someone loves cooking and doesn't mind housework, you are very welcome now!

    So there are a lot of possibilities. At the moment there are two spare bedrooms, and also a bed on the mezzanine floor and a big attic which is ready to be made into rooms, so in the end there will be five bedrooms. All meals are provided. There are beautiful views, a lively village (when there isn't a pandemic!), and good conversation and food. The village is set on the confluence of two rivers. I have six good quality bicycles. It's a good life here. I volunteer for an animal charity, and hope to do more when the house is finished. If anyone wants to improve their English, I used to be a TEFL teacher and could help you. The pictures show the house when the previous owner lived here. They make it look a bit bigger than in reality. The sitting room and kitchen look substantially the same now. The long bedroom/bathroom/dressing room are now two bedrooms and a bathroom. You can see the bed on the mezzanine in the picture which was taken from the attic conversion.
  • LocationFrance, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Landes, Aire-sur-l'Adour

  • Work
  • Type of work Building
    Cooking / Shopping
    Gardening
    General maintenance
    Help in the house
    Help with computers / internet
  • Hours per day 5 hours a day, 5 days a week, at the time you prefer.
  • Work requirements: No specific requirements, apart from being able to do what you say you can, and a willingness to take part and enjoy yourself!
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Send a message to inquire.
  • Duration of stay: I'm open to suggestions!
  • Maximum number of helpers: 4
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:English, French, some Spanish, some German, a tiny bit of Norwegian
  • Has pets? Two Bengal cats.
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: At the moment there are two spare bedrooms, and also a bed on the mezzanine floor and a big attic which is ready to be made into rooms, so in the end there will be five. All facilities of the house are yours to use.
  • Additional info
  • Families are welcome! And I love to take visitors around the area to see the beautiful towns and villages.