Help on our small farm and orchard near Yarloop, Western Australia

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  • Description

    Description

    Our circumstances have changed with life changes we are both back working full time and will have times we are not able to host guests.
    If you are interested with advanced notice we will consider hosting. We can only accommodate couples with lots of get up and go who can quickly learn and are easy to get along with.
    My husband and I own and run a small farm mainly orchard with 500 Macadamia trees, a large home orchard of various fruit and a productive vegetable garden. We are working to get our 30 foot yacht back in the water, working full time and trying to keep up with the farm, We would love to meet people from all over the world and share our farm with them.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Farmstay
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We love sharing conversations and learning about other countries and cultures, food and music.

  • Help

    Help

    We have an orchard of Macadamia trees and a large home orchard we need help with catching up as we have only owned the property for a couple of years now and still catching up. In season we also have a crop of asparagus. There is always something happening on our small farm. Our large home orchard is now bearing better fruit as we are getting it pruned.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Self contained caravan. Air conditioned and heater supplied. All linen provided.
    Shared ablutions with us.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our farm is just outside Yarloop, approximately 1 and 3/4 hours from Perth by road. From here we are 45 minutes to Bunbury and Mandurah both are large regional centres, with shops, beaches entertainment . We are 22 Kms from Myalup beach a popular location for swimming and beach fishing. Just up the road 34 kms is Preston beach also popular for fishing and swimming. Inland we are 12 kms from Logue Brook dam and 15 mins from Waroona and a number of dams. From Yarloop town site just down the road you can catch the train to Perth for the day or commute to us via one of the two trains a day. We will pick you up from the train.
    Our small farm is quiet from the hustle and bustle of town but enriched by bird life- we are home to a resident flock of Carnaby's Cockatoos as well as approximately 40 other species of birds. At our farm there is an ample supply of fresh home grown vegetables and fruit in season. We may be able to assist in transporting or a push bike is available for use.

  • 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 2-4 hours a day, 5 days a week

Our pond
The end of the asparagus crop as it goes to fern
Fishing at Myalup Beach









Host ref number: 191232692246