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Home Stay Melrand, France

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Enjoy garden-to-table food and live close to nature!

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Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
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The Experience

We are going through a most unusual time in our lives and so I am offering my help to stranded travelers! Not many tasks to do but enjoy good healthy food and walks in the surrounding forest. English language practice also available! I speak french fluently but please do not come here if you want to learn it. Usually, there may be events to help at, many local events ask for volunteers and I enjoy helping others!

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  • Intermediate English or Intermediate French
  • Over 21 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks

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That was my first worldpacker experience and it couldn't have been more amazing. David is great and treated me with a lot of respect, I learned a lot from him!

The work is rewarding, the food is just wonderful (David is a super chef!), the landscape is breathtaking, impossible not to feel at peace during the walks. He took me to see Brittany and it was fantastic. I met some of his friends, incredible people, who were always very patient with my poor French.

Certainly one of the best experiences of my life, a piece of my heart will stay here. Thank you so much for everything, David!!




David is an amazing man !!! write this message with teary eyes because I miss you. It was all very special, I learned to cook with him, I met beautiful places and spiritually I am very well. Thanks David for everything, I'm hoping that everything in your life is perfect and everything is right. It is very worth it guys !!!!




David will do everything to make you feel good, but the farm is very isolated, there is nothing to do around and it will be only you and him. I do not recommend it for girls travellig alone.


David replied

Having had nearly 70 single girls here (using another hosting site - Workaway) this is the first time I have been told it is not suitable!! I offer a safe and friendly enviroment which is mostly very well appreciated. So I guess it depends on each person.



I loved my staying at Maison Kerr.
David is a great man, he showed me many aspects of country life in Brittany, it was really fulfilling and made me able to leave with a better knowledge of Breton culture.
I still miss his wonderful garden and his amazing recipes, he is literally both an artist of the garden and of kitchen! :)
Among the planned activities, I also had the opportunity to do mushroom hunting and to visit many interesting places around the area.
I really suggest to take a visit to Maison Kerr and to Melrand, in particular to people who likes nature and simple life.




I had an awesome time with David, the job was nice and it was really rewarding to see the difference we made at the end of each day.
Melrand is an amazing little town, perfect if you want to experience nature and the beauty of the french country side, David was kind enough to take me around Brittany and I could see a bit more of the region and get to know some history about those places.
Beside all that, the house was very nice, and the bedroom/bed very comfortable. David is the best cook ever, and I could even learn how to make some things from him. 😊
Thanks for everything.


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