Help us to create a beautiful retreat center in Fernelmont, Belgium



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  • Description


    Hi, we are Bart and Janneke, both Life Coaches and passionate about the Art of Living. We recently bought a big farmhouse on a very powerful energetic spot where we are creating the our Life Center. The center will offer people in search for meaning and mastery, a place where they can come and find their heart longing, soul mission and vital energy for bringing back in the world the best of themselves. The farm house was in 1800 part of the castle and is actually a pilgrimage hostel as it is located along one of the Belgian main roads for pilgrims on their way to St. Jacques de Compostelle. We are going to create a warm home, training facilities, a permaculture garden, swimming pool. At the end of the garden, our wise 640 year old Oak-tree is the guardian of the place. We like to welcome an inspired polyvalent couple or some people who like our philosophy and are eager to attribute, while being inspired by our vision and life experience.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Inspiration for a lifetime is the main reason why you would come. We both have a huge background in personal development, coaching, meditation, mission/vision/values development. When your soul is ready to awaken and take command in your life, come along, you'll get a real boost!!
    We also live in the beautiful southern part of Belgium (Namur-region) with fields, beautiful surroundings and the French language could be learned.
    We are having horses, a dog and cats, so the contact with these animals is a real pleasure.
    You will meet quite some people, building together both the center philosophy as the infrastructure.
    You will learn practical gardening skills. We also want to build a sauna, hottub, etc.. so wood-construction skills is VERY helpful!!

  • Help


    a lot has to be done: help with painting, renovation of rooms, electricity, sanitary installations, gardening, taking care of the horses, ... we need practical & polyvalent people

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    There are 8 rooms, an appartment for a couple, separate kitchen, bathroom, living, ... a huge barn, a 1000 acres garden.

    Smoke and meat free place :)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We expect people to do things, work with their hands, build and construct, it's not a lazy holiday. On the other hand we will create a nice environment where you can also relax, share some meals with us from time to time, create a family setting with maybe a movie evening in the training rooms on big screen, meditation etc....

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    5 hours/day, 5 days/week

Host ref number: 499314226542