Our farm is a breeding and cattle fattening enterprise and operates an exclusive Farm Stay Lodge seasonally. One hour easy drive or train ride from the City of Sydney or Newcastle... Situated in a Lush Green Valley and themed a country retreat which is both picturesque and therapeutic to the soul and senses, only 5 minutes off the M1 Hwy. This is where you can enjoy seclusion and many other activities like horse riding or beaches both only a short drive away, the native wild life sightings of Kangaroo's, Wombats and Platypuses are equaled only by the beauty of the stock horses and cattle grazing in the fields, with the river crisscrossing its way through the valley...
Wyong & Westfield Shopping Centers are 5 minutes down the road, The ocean beaches are 20 minutes away.... the Valley also boasts our own licensed Country Restaurant..., Theme Park... So beautiful.
DIY and building projects
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
Work-away applicants will be enriched with the many facets of Australian farming and culture, particularly in the animal husbandry/industry as well as the many varying cropping and climate issues experienced here in a southern hemisphere and east coast farming location. Cooking Australian meals with a great range of produce is always exciting, learning from others, there life's experiences is always beneficial and mutually reciprocal...
Main duties will include lawn mowing; general farm maintenance, including fencing, weeding, livestock handling, pruning / landscaping, some house keeping and cleaning, mechanical tasks, any computer super GEEKS welcome, any building trades are welcome, or any other work discipline you may think would be mutually beneficial.
*️️️Note... All Applicants should be fit and self motivated wanting to enjoy the experience of helping and living in Australia,
If you can't work a 5 hour day... Please don't apply... mature aged applicants are also encouraged to apply...
Accommodation for 1 or 2 people in the hosts home some-times, or a self contained room when vacant, or if you are traveling with your own car or van or tent we are more than happy to provide you with a suitable powered site.
Breakfast cereals, milk, bread, jam spreads, coffee / tea will be supplied for you to make your own breakfast.
Lunch & dinner will be a mixed a menu with the host, on a shared cultural menu input and preparation, however we can’t cater for all allergies, or vegetarian / gluten or dairy free diets, So please let me know your requirements when applying..
Some genuine Australian camp oven cooking with many menu's are always a feast.
The property has 1km river frontage which supports bass fishing and a multitude of Australian fauna including Platypus, Wombats, Kangaroos etc. For the keen bush walker the property is surrounded by National Parks. Buses and trains are available in town which is 5 min away. The Central Coast boasts some of the best and most pristine swimming beaches in the southern hemisphere and are only 20 min away by bus. Then there is shopping or Movies in town only 5 Minutes away... The host is a keen fisherman & enjoys a few days away camping, boating etc...
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
5 hours a day, 5 days a week