Small off-grid farm with horses and goats in the foothills of the Strathbogie Ranges in country Victoria, Australia

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Australia

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    03/08/2020

 
  2021 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    We have a 100 acre farm in the foothills of the Strathbogie Ranges. We’re 2 hours from Melbourne,10 minutes from the train and there’s plenty of country towns nearby. We are 2 hours from Mount Buffalo and the Australian Alps. Wineries, skiing, water sports and plenty of great walks.
    Our 100 acres has horses, goats, chickens, two dogs and a cat. We also have cattle in Spring.
    Our house is off grid straw- bale construction.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • 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

    We are school teachers and will be very happy to help with English language and an introduction to country Australia.

  • Help

    Help

    General animal care and general farm maintenance such as fencing, firewood etc.
    Also house/farm sitting when we’re away.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Self contained bedroom with kitchen and bathroom.
    The studio has a wood fire for winter.
    Meals can either be with us or you can prepare your own.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are well supplied with transport and are in the beautiful North East of Victoria.
    If you want to stay in a beautiful part of the world, live off-grid in a straw bale house and look after the animals then this is 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 3-4 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 726929543832