Cottage in the Bavarian Forest near the National Park Bayerischer Wald, Germany

  • Germany
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  • Last activity: 30/01/2023



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    Samuel, and me Berty lives in a cottage located in the Bavarian Forest near the National Park Bayerischer Wald.
    My son Samuel is 21 years old and finished a children's healthcare /nursery school. Self employed Now. He likes all kind of sports skateboarding, snowboarding, climbing ....
    many outdoor activities.
    I am 69 years old, retired designer and dental technician but still active in doing some graphics, sculptures and engravings. There were quite a few machines like: co2 laser, cnc, machine, plotters and printing machines which can be creatively used.

    The house is situated between 20 000 square meters of orchard, vegetablegarden, forest, and a lake.
    One of our many hobbies is astronomy
    We live together with a dog and a parrot.
    For accomplishing food we keep some chicken, rabbits and fishes.
    If you would like to, you are welcome to help us with gardening and housekeeping 4 / 5 hours a day (mostly in the morning).
    Minimum stay 2 weeks bettter more.

    For people who like it warm, the best time to stay here is from April to September. For those who like the snow we have quite a lot of snow from December until March.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Elderly Companionship
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    All about the Bavarian Forest and people.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    Here you will have some tasks:
    animal care (=chicken+ rabbits) , gardening, help in the house. Also minor renovation on the house and chicken coop.
    We intend to refurbish some parts of the buildings. All without stress and haste. Nothing is urgent, everything has time.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Hungarian: Fluent
    French: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    You will have a separate appartement with bathroom and kitchen by your own.

    We both are used to cook, but of course like cooking with you together and have meals together. Just as you prefere.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The next bigger towns are Passau and Regensburg, both have a beautiful medieval old center. About 1 hour travel by train or car.
    Munich is 2 hours away.
    We live near the Czech Republic border, not far from Pilsen or medieval Klattau. Prague is 2 hours away.
    You can get to the next village easily by walking (10 minutes) or by us (we have two cars) or by bus. We also have several bicycles. The next town and railwaystation is 9 km away.

    The National Park Bavarian Forest is next to us (4 km), For further information and all possible activities concerning the BAVARAN FOREST you will find a lot on the internet. Look for "Bavarian Forest National Park".

    "Let nature be nature!“ is the philosophy of the Bavarian Forest National Park. Nowhere else between the Atlantic Ocean and the Ural Mountains is such a large area of forests and moors allowed to grow and develop without the interference of man, into a unique landscape of primeval forest, a true “wilderness”.

  • 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

    Decent Internet available

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Place enough around our house

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Yes pets were no problem.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    4-5 hours / 5 days

Host ref number: 668622343999

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