Enjoy the wildlife in Sandpoint Idaho, USA

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United States

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    24/11/2020

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  • Description

    Description

    Our place is in the northern tip of Idaho close to Canada. It is located on the magnificent 43 mile long lake Pend Oreille, surrounded by the Selkirk and Cabinet mountains and Schweitzer ski resort. Sandpoint has a thriving arts and music community. For people who enjoy the outdoors the choices are endless, hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing, hunting, skiing. There are great parks and hot springs in the surrounding area.
    Our home is on a farm a 15 min. drive to town. We have spectacular views of Schweitzer ski resort. We grow alfalfa hay and also have wooded areas with maintained trails for hiking, biking, snowshoeing, and xc skiing. I love to garden and do my best to keep things organic. We grow a variety of berries, produce and flowers. Our Barn is home to our miniature horses and chickens. We also have a dog. Over the years we have had many fosterchildren and exchange students. We often have visitors.
    My husband works with the ski patrol and in the summer is a building contractor, he loves to race dirt bikes and backpack. I work with foster families. I have a small art studio where I make stained glass and other projects. We both enjoy traveling and have had lots of great adventures.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Art Projects
    Gardening
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Help

    Help

    We always have a large to do list however having fun seems to be a priority.
    I am open to short or long term stays.

    There are always things to be done. Mowing and work in the garden, planting, weeding and harvesting. If you would like to participate in a project that would be great.

    Some ideas:
    work with the horses
    prepare meals
    do a art project

    We are always looking for new ideas on how to improve what we have.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have a rustic cabin that can accommodate two people. See photo. You are welcomed to harvest garden goodies as they are available.
    We are happy to share our kayaks and other equipment...We do not sell produce but live next to an organic farm and you will have lots of opportunity to meet other people and participate in the community.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We do not allow smoking on the property. Its best if you have your own transportation.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have a 50 amp hookup, water and a beautiful rv spot available.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    with pre approval

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    4 hours/day, 5 days/week

Logan and Sandra, fall harvest
the pond
Spice, Rosemary and Thistle
Schweitzer Ski Resort
Keith and Monique selfie
Monique in the kitchen

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