Off grid home, gypsy caravan getaway in Melmerby, UK



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    We are a small family, a dad and two lads. I’m Barny and my two sons, Madog age 9 and Malinki age 4.
    We live completely off grid in the Eden valley, on the side of the Pennines “area of outstanding natural beauty” and looking across to the Lake District national park.
    We live in a cabin and sleep in wagons, that I’ve either built or renovated both a showmans wagon and Gypsy caravans.
    We have horses, chickens, a cat, a couple of sheep and sometimes other animals..
    There’s a garden where we grow vegetables.
    It’s a beautiful place, 4.5 acres with semi ancient woodland and a stream running through it.
    It is fairly remote, although there is a village 1km away, there are no shops for several miles.
    I run a small business which offers horsedrawn holidays and adventures.

    To clarify, we are looking for someone/s to help at our home, not to work for my business.

  • Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Arten von Hilfe und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Hilfe bei Ökoprojekten
    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Betreuung von Tieren
    Mithilfe auf einem Bauernhof
    Babysitten und Kinderbetreuung
    Zubereiten / Kochen von Mahlzeiten für die Familie
    Handwerkliche Arbeiten
    Hilfe mit Computer /Internet

  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    I would hope we can learn from each other any skills. And through sharing stories
    I have spent a lot of my life traveling and my children have been brought up this way. So we enjoy sharing time with others from different places.
    I’ve built the cabin and wagons and garden etc, so hope I can share some of my experience with you and equally learn from any experience you may have.

  • Arbeit


    I am looking for someone who’s happy putting there hand to anything, from gardening, helping with the boys, sharing with cooking /cleaning etc. Maybe compute experience would be good.
    I’m hoping to start building an extension on the cabin soon, so help with this would be good.
    A bit of help with animals, but they are fairly self sufficient.
    I have the kids 50/50 with there mum, so currently week on week off.

    We work in a fairly adhoc and relaxed way, so although I’m saying 4-5 hours a day, for the most part it’ll often be less and maybe some days more, if we get into something.
    I’d hope we can be flexible about this.

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    Gesprochene Sprachen
    Englisch: Fließend
    Französisch: Gute Kenntnisse

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    I’m interested to learn a bit of any language.. and happy to help anyone learn mine

  • Unterkunft


    The accommodation will be in a Gypsy caravan where there is a gas cooker and bed.
    We use the cabin as day room/kitchen and often have a fire outside for cooking and sitting around too.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

    • Familien möglich

  • Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen

    Kann Digital Nomads unterbringen

    You can use your wagon to work from. Or sometimes the cabin. We get WiFi through “personal hotspot” but have good 4g connection usually.

  • Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    Platz zum Abstellen von Camper Vans

    We live up a very rough track, so this limits the vehicles that can come up here currently., it’s best to discuss this first

  • Hier sind Haustiere in der Regel willkommen

    Hier sind Haustiere in der Regel willkommen

    Contact me to chat about any possible pets

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    mehr als zwei

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    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Gastgeber Ref-Nr.: 615524449427