Be a part of our family, help with our farm and garden in Newham and beach house in Sorrento in Victoria, Australia

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  • Description

    Description

    We are an active family. We don't watch much tv and we are not attached to our phones. We live on 400 acres with our home being in the centre of the farm. We all enjoy sports, cooking, reading, the beach,skiing,tennis, fishing,yoga, gardening,camping, art galleries ,the museum ,swimming ,music and watching movies. We also enjoy meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Our children and myself are learning french and we as a family would also love to learn and practice conversation with you if you speak french. We eat a healthy diet and don't eat junk food unless of course we are at a party! Our cows calve in September and October and our sheep lamb in March and April.
    We have lived in the United States for 5 years living in Colorado and Virginia. Simon is a Veterinarian and I (Narelle) run the farm. We have two children aged 6 and 10 who are wonderful, they do not have access to screens however we do enjoy family movie nights . They are outdoor and very creative,they enjoy the workaway experience as much as we do ,making new friends and learning from you. We are organised and we work hard. We also love to relax after all the work is done and enjoy our farm lifestyle whilst keeping a balance between work and play. We will warmly welcome you into our home, feed you well in our comfortable home. We look forward to meeting you.
    We only take one workaway guest or couple at a time.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Art project
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Experience an Australian beef farm.Warm hospitality. We have kangaroos echidnas and wombats on our farm,experience a sky full of stars and fresh air. We can help you improve your english. We would involve and include you in everything we do. We look forward to meeting you.

  • Help

    Help

    Current project list is tree planting by the creek,pruning roses and mulching garden beds,picking up fallen branches in one paddock and making piles of them to burn(very satisfying task).We need help around the house with household tasks. We always have plenty to do in the garden, you can choose what you prefer we always have a list.
    We need help with child care so we can have a date night now and then.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english ,learning french

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Farm house (Newham) open plan with shared living and kitchen areas. Private bedroom with queen size bed and own bathroom.
    We have a gym and tennis court. Open fire, pool table and games room to enjoy.
    Beach house (Sorrento) accommodation you will have your own room and you would share a family bathroom with us. Walking distance to front and back beaches and shops.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are close to hanging rock and mount macedon which has many wonderful outdoor bush walking opportunities.
    We are an hour by train to Melbourne.
    We have the towns Woodend and Kyneton close by which have nice cafes with free wi fi and are great to walk around and explore.
    Happy to take you to and from the local train on your days off.
    When we are staying at the beach house you can enjoy all the mornington peninsular has to offer wildlife parks beautiful beaches hot springs we have the best of both worlds.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours per day, 5 days a week

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