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We need 2 volunteers
Large house, gite and huge garden owned by an elderly lady, requiring help to keep things ticking over and to do maintenance some renovations. We are set in a small peaceful village in with lovely views and yet within easy reach (by car) of the amazing beaches of Les Landes, Pays Basque, Spain and the vibrant cities of Dax (15 mins) Bayonne and Biarritz. We have a number of small and larger works to be done, for example converting two rooms into a self catering holiday accommodation with staircase kitchen and bathroom to be installed; change some lights, remove some water radiators, install new electric radiators, patching up ceilings, painting, clearing scrub, branches and weeds from the garden, tending to the vegetables, making fences, helping with the chickens, painting, decorating, installing insulation, repairs to roof (carpentry) and a whole list more ... eg. repair some rotten timbers in the gite roof and make some repairs to the main house roof and gulleys. We would welcome a visit from any tradesmen: electricians, plumbers, carpenters, builders, plasterers, gardeners etc and can surely find a job to suit you, large or small. Please note there are two friendly cats that lives here too and 4 chickens We have all the power tools necessary and if you are handy with a chainsaw or an axe we always need help making logs We have availability from October onwards 2016. If you have these skills and wish to stay in 2016, please contact us asap.
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We have a lovely private cottage with a double bed. We supply free wifi, hot water and electricity. There is a DVD player, shower, outdoor patio and pergola, garden, living area/kitchen and it is fully furnished, nicely decorated and fully equipped with everything you will need for your stay.
We offer a fantastic holiday cottage to our volunteers and this is fully independent and on a self-catering basis. We supply electricity, hot water and you supply your own meals and gas for the cooker. The kitchen is fully equipped with microwave oven, washing mashine, fridge and freezer