Get inspired, inspire us while helping us around our farm in Furudal, Sweden

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Sweden

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  • Description

    Description

    Our farm was founded in 1910. It started small, but soon the farm became the central meeting place in the area. The founder was an energetic man who wasn’t afraid to break new ground.

    2014: Mireille and Willem were inspired by the nature, the location and the story. We knew immediately that we wanted to share this experience and we picked up the farm when the founder left. It combines history and nature with modern comfort and quality. We want our customers to feel at home, relax and be inspired.

    We (Mireille, Willem and our two children) moved to this beautiful farm in Dalarna (Sweden) in October 2014. We moved from the Netherlands to Furudal because we wanted to break out of the rut we were in and to do something completely different. Also, the Swedish school system was appealling to us.

    We love adventure, travel, nature, culture, and reading. We also enjoy spending evenings with friends, exchanging stories over a drink and a bite to eat around the stove or the campfire. Our motto is: Get the most out of life. Enjoy life whether you're at home or on vacation.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Hospitality/Tourism

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    What do we offer? First, the opportunity to gain experience in our business and be inspired, but also to make a lasting contribution and bring us your ideas. We give you ample opportunity to enjoy the outoors and whenever we have time, we’ll show you the surrounding area.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for volunteers to assist us in MTB-activities for the period September and Oktober.

    Are you an enthusiastic self-starter who likes being active and doing things? We are currently looking for Mountainbike-enthusiasts, who can and likes to discover our area on our mountain bike and set out biking routes (in Strava and written in English). What’s important for us it is that you are independent (doing things that you see need doing, and saying what you need to do so) and have something to add.

    We like to inspire you, but we also like to get inspiration from you. If you have a driving license that’s also handy. You are hospitable and it’s important to us that you cook now and then or arrange something fun for us all to do together.

    Not only do we have guests around our farm, we have also two boys, so you must be guests- and child-friendly. We believe it's nice to stay and work with us as a couple our two friends travelling together. I could be a little lonely here when you're travelling alone. But it's up to you of course!

  • Languages spoken

    Dutch: Fluent
    English: Intermediate
    Swedish: Intermediate

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You sleep in our guesthouse or holiday apartment for free and breakfast, lunch and dinner are included in your stay here. Interested? Send us an e-mail.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Furudal is a small village on the countryside. It owns a small supermarket, bakery and the famous Furudals Hockeyschool. The nearest city is Rättvik, 30 minutes by car. Things to do in summertime: fishing, berry picking, hiking, biking, swimming, canoeing etc. If you enjoy the simple life, then this is the place for you.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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


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