We are a family, not business :) We don't have animals, (so) we have minimum daily routines, our tasks are various, our living place under construction and it is hard to find here for you a job, which can make you busy longer time without our assistance.
We offer short break (up to 1 week) for real travelers, people who are on their way, passing around, visiting Brno...
We like short time planning = 1-3 weeks ahead. If you would like to book your tickets according to host avaibility longer time in advance, we are not suitable place for you, because we like to keep our freedom. We like to host free people, who are able to live in now (or the tickets long in advance, but have backup solution).
Violka is a garden, sustainable home under construction for Pavlina (1983), Petr (1973), Valerie (2017) and weekend home for Jakub (2006). It is certified Přírodní zahrada, which means Natural garden. We build round straw-mud house with shingle roof. Petr is almost vegan and Pavlina is almost vegetarian. The garden is full of experiments, because Petr teaches at electrotechnical university , is keen on renewable energy resources and uses the area as playground for his students. Feel free to ask, feel free to come. Petr is looking forward to improve his English, Pavlina is looking forward to share her time during daily activities...
DIY and building projects
Babysitting and creative play
Help with Eco Projects
Help with Computers/ Internet
You can experience sustainable live in very green environment, learn about electrical energy and light up to very high level....
We welcome your help at currently ongoing project: put straw-mud plaster on your cabin, pick up fruit and vegetables and dry it, build new raised beds, cut the grass, trim the trees, cut the wood....
Stove heated straw isolated gast cabin with electricity, jug kettle and cooker for 2 pots, YOUR OWN SLEEPING BAG, without water.
Water in well outside,
compostable toilet outside,
sun-heated uncovered outdoor shower, which is unfortunately not yet isolated and therefore not always warm.
Public indoor swimming pool with sauna is in walking distance.
Food: Vegetarian, almost vegan (we plan mostly to eat together, but we don't mind e.g. if you barbecue your own meat or eggs with chease :) )
No washing machine.
The garden is located at city suburb, the tram or bus stop is in walking distance as well as the forest, so you can easily go downtown as well as hiking (there are some hiking trails pasing around). You can have a walk to the best icecream of Brno, to sports and hobby airport, to the indoor swimming pool or to the Museum of Technology which are the nearest attractions or visit our neighbours.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
5 hours a day, 5-6 days a week