Usually responds innerh. 6 Tage
Geforderte Mindest-Aufenthaltsdauer: 1 Woche oder weniger
Our 20 acre property is at the beginning of the Hunter Valley just 15 minutes from the Sydney-Newcastle railway. We will pick up and drop off at the station.
We moved here from Sydney 9 years ago for a "tree change" and absolutely love it. We have pasture and a beautiful rainforest gully which we are regenerating (it was full of weeds), two horses, a miniature pony, chickens and a dog. We are husband Phil and wife José. Our adult son James visits for a day or two each week as we all work in the family business. Daughter Helen lives in Newcastle and visits regularly to ride. Horse riding is our passion and we regularly go to competitions.
We have inherited permaculture features, plants and trees and dream of doing more (swales, food forest etc) . We grow vegetables and have fruit and nut trees. The vegetable gardens always need weeding. We are learning about regenerative farming to improve the pasture and capture water. We have dabbled in making biochar. The property backs onto a native conservation area/forest with many delightful, well marked bushwalks. There is an abundance of birds and wildlife; kangaroos and wallabies, frogs and insects. There are wombats too but we have only ever seen them via a wildlife camera. We do see bandicoots.,
We run an equestrian mapping software business from home. For overseas visitors, we would love to practise our languages and perhaps give you a break from speaking English all the time which can be tiring. We have a spare, very comfortable double room in an annexe to our country house. There is room to park a van, caravan or car. Phil loves cooking all different styles including vegetarian, family meals and is keen to learn new recipes from all over the world. Past workawayers all rave about Phil’s cooking.
Arten von Hilfe und LernmöglichkeitenSprachpraxisHilfe bei ÖkoprojektenGartenarbeitenHeimwerker- und BauarbeitenBetreuung von TierenMithilfe auf einem BauernhofZubereiten / Kochen von Mahlzeiten für die FamilieHausarbeitenHandwerkliche Arbeiten
UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt
Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten
Experience the australian bush and its beautiful animals, plants, birds and insects first hand. Learn about permaculture, bush regeneration and regenerative farming. Enjoy home cooking (meat eaters and vegetarians welcome). Visit the wine region of the Hunter Valley and cultural centre of Newcastle. Learn how to look after horses and chickens ( and collect the eggs!). One of our horses is suitable for beginners to ride. We would love to have the chance to practise our languages and give you a break from speaking English all the time.
Mainly gardening and weeding of paddocks and bush area. No prior experience necessary but be aware it is physical. Fixing things (mechanical, building, carpentry). Digging. Picking fruit and nuts. The dog is always keen for a walk!
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Niederländisch: Gute Kenntnisse
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I studied German and French at university but am very rusty. We lived in the Netherlands for 5 years.
Two very comfortable double rooms in an annexe to a simple country house. All workawayers share a bathroom. One of the rooms has a kitchenette. Meals provided - meat or vegetarian. We are keen and adventurous cooks. You are very welcome to cook too.
Was noch ...
In your time off you can visit the vineyards, Newcastle which is New South Wales' second city and has beautiful Beaches. There are lots of bush walks right next to the property. We are 15 minutes from the Sydney to Newcastle railway and happy to drop off/pick up.
Etwas mehr Information
Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang
Wir besitzen Tiere
Wir sind Raucher
Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen
We run a software business from home. The internet has been recently improved with an external antenna but is not "city speed". You can zoom etc. We have good Telstra mobile reception but OTHER TELCOS HAVE NO COVERAGE
Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans
No problem parking a vehicle large or small.
Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal
mehr als zwei
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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Korrekte Angaben im Profil:
We were provided with great meals, Phil is an amazing chef!
Our accommodation was comfortable and the yards and the sounding nature are beautiful, perfect to explore.
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