We live on a small family farm in Pembrokeshire, Wales. We have a small flock of commercial sheep, forty horses and ponies. Our latest venture has been to build and offer farm stay accommodation in two self contained flats.There is still some grounds work to do and some more development to enhance the immediate surroundings. We also need help with the daily running of everything here!
We really enjoy meeting international youngsters ( and the not so young) who are invited to become part of our family and who are willing to have a go at the many daily tasks we find to do......Many hands make light work!
For your help we offer a friendly home, plenty of practise of spoken English and if you want a chance to ride or help in the stables you are welcome, comfortable living either in the house or the staff flat and good home cooked food.
We live 2 miles from the main town. There is a local shop about 1 mile away and there are two local pubs.
We are close to the sea and there is an internationally recognised surfing beach just ten minutes from the farm.
We enjoy music and Eric has his own music studio that he is setting up..He plays in a local band. There is daily access to our pianos! My son and his wife live locally and Simon has a speed boat racing team "51 racing" my eldest son lives independently in his own flat on the farm and Eric;s mother also lives in a cottage here. We all share the daily running of the Farm. We have lived here for over 36 years and Eric's family has been here for over 100 years!
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
Help with Computers / internet
We live in a rural area that is steeped in history. We have a young staff who work permanently with us their ages range from 21 to 37 yo. I am a teacher by profession and am qualified to teach English as a foreign language, I am also a keen fisherman...my husband is a farmer and is also a skilled musician, he plays keyboard in a band....so we have varied interests and happily share with our visitors. We have 30 horses, we will be happy to help you with your riding skills we have a hydrotherapy pool on site with a sauna you can use when it is not busy. We live 3.5 miles away from a top surfing beach and 2 miles away from our local town of Pembroke.
General help, tasks to do with the upkeep of the farm, housework to help in the garden, the stables , painting, mowing anything a member of the family would do. Perhaps cook a meal? Help us with the computer!
minimal french and german
We have a staff flat next to our farmhouse that is shared with one other person alternatively we have a bedroom within the house if the staff flat is occupied.. We all share the TV room which does have many channels and we share the kitchen as any family would....We especially like the person joining us to feel they are part of the family. We are a very strong no smoking household and we enjoy an occasional drink but not to excess! We do not have any animals in the house! We have 6 cats who all live on the stable yard and various sheep.
We all take a Sunday off for rest and recreation this can be put together with either a Saturday or a Monday to give helpers two days to explore the area....we are quite flexible with timings of time off. Every day there are cars going into to the local town so there is always a lift available. We are currently sourcing a bicycle that can be used on your days off should you wish to spend time in our rural countryside.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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