Help us looking after our horses and dogs at our family home in lovely Øvrebø, Norway



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  • Description


    Married, Many horses, one dog, 2 kids. Work as a medical doctor, Nice nabourhood, active, biking, hiking, friendly, hard working, know German, english Norwegian polish, Big house and garden.

    We need help with primary animal care ( walking dog and feeding horses).I need also help with cleaning in the houes.

    In return you will gett free food which you can make your self or which you can have with us.

    My wife is almost always home, and me is alot in work.

    We have 7 horses, which is excellent for trips around with good network road specail for horses.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Very beautiful nature, close to city Kristiansand, borrow bike, horse back riding. Big farm with lots of nature, big lake, fishing,e are a family with two children. Boys aged half year and 2 years.
    Our home is located in lovely Øvrebø, just next Kristiansand.
    We have a boat that you can use at our private lake.
    We have a big house, and you will have your own kitchen and your own bathroom and your own sleepingroom.

    We have one dog, one cat and 7 horses.
    The town has everything basic that one needs in 15 min walking distance/ 5 min with a bike you can lend. Or you can take the bus to kr.sand which is 20 minuts away with bus.

    In winter we live close to skiplaces, its 5 minutes with car up to the ski slopes and in summer 20 minuts walking away from the local inlet fresh water, with a beach
    Pubblic transport is bus and can take you to the nearest cities like Kristiansand (20 minutes), the bus stop is 10 min walking from the house.
    There is televison and WIFI fast.

    We live on top off a hill with extremly good view/ so it's perfect for hiking, running, skiing in winter, picking berries and mushrooms in summer and fall,bicycling, riding, taking our dogs for walks, Swimming and fishing in the lake of Loland, or the other nices lakes around.
    Often you can see deer, moose, hare, fox and lots of different birds in the forest, or on our fields.
    We do have a couple of bicycles you can use as much as you like.

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  • Help


    -Cuddle and exercise dogs, cats and horses
    -Cleaning up the stables
    -Checking that all the animals have food and water
    -Maintenance on the barn
    -Painting inside and outside
    -Tidying up around the property
    -Help prepare meals if you want to

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Norwegian: Fluent
    German: Beginner
    Polish: 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


    In the house. Own room. / with your own bathrom and your won kitchen.
    Meals are provided.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Close to Kristiansand , Very beatiful nature, hiking.

  • 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 possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

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Host ref number: 765869451728