Share your experience and ideas as we create a garden at our place between Bruges and Gent, Belgium

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Belgium

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    19/07/2022

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a couple, Thimy and Gauthier, in our mid thirties and we live in the beautiful countryside of Flanders between Bruges and Gent. We live in a renovated farmhouse on 2 hectares of land. We are constantly working on the garden and the buildings and we are looking for some help during the busy months of spring and autumn mainly in the garden.
    We love animals : we have a cat, a pet pig and 2 large dogs.
    I was born in Vietnam, raised in France and spent all my professional life as an expat (Hong Kong, Sydney and Athens). Gauthier is originally from the village and worked internationally for the last 15 years. We previously lived together in Athens. We now both work from home.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    After years of intensive travels, we have chosen a more balanced and healthy lifestyle. We are quiet and value peace and calm. We try to shop as much as possible at local organic farms and we also love to cook. We don't eat meat.
    You will be staying in an environment surrounded by comfort, nature and quietness. It is a great place to recharge.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for help mainly with gardening but some paint job to maintain buildings might be required.
    Please note the work can be physical.

    We are also open to learning new things!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    German: Beginner
    Greek: Beginner
    Spanish: Beginner

    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

    Accommodation

    You will be staying in the guesthouse which is a renovated barn. It is heated and fully furnished with comfort. It has 2 large bedrooms, a living room, a bathroom and a kitchenette.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our home is 20 min from Ghent and from Bruges by car and 30min away from the coast.
    There is a direct bus at the end of our street that goes to the city center of Ghent and the train station Ghent St Pieters.
    Our place is 5min by bike from the nearest village.
    There are many walking paths around where you can go cycle and of course walk.

  • 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

    Internet connection throughout the property.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • 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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