Horse lovers welcome to join us in Utzigen, Switzerland

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Switzerland

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    Last activity

    04/07/2022

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family with 4 children, 3 horses, dog, cat and chickens. We live in a small holiday village at 1000 meters above sea level, just 15 kilometers from Bern. We live in an energy self-sufficient house in winter and in a beautiful farmhouse with a swimming pool in summer. The two buildings are 200m apart in the same holiday village. The horses are on two pastures, one with a padock. We work daily with the horses, all other animals and in the huge garden with a beautiful greenhouse. We value a sustainable way of life and respect people, animals and nature. We are open to all people, nationalities, ways of life. You are part of the family and our life project during your visit with us. We look forward to you!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Teaching
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Here you are part of a family with a tolerant, open and ecological way of life. We live futuristic technology and simple natural processes.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    You help us with the horses in the stable. If you want you can also help the girls when they are horse training. In the farmhouse you can help in the garden. In both houses there is always small construction to be done. You only help with natural colors and natural building materials. If you are interested in self-sufficient energy systems, we will be happy to show you how it works. You cook with us, also from your local cuisine. We love vegetarian cuisine but it is not a requirement. The kids love to learn languages, it doesn't matter which one. Here, boys also do housework and girls help build the house.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Intermediate
    French: Intermediate
    Italian: 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 live in the farmhouse alone or with other visitors, or part of our family. In the self-sufficient house you sleep on loft nets at dizzy heights. Don't worry, we always have electricity, even during a blackout.....:-)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    A train runs from Bern to Boll, from there a post bus to Utzigen. Then you have to walk 3 km... But we drive to Bern by electric car, electric bike or bicycle practically every day. Somehow you always come to us and somehow you also get to the next bar.
    Bern is the most beautiful city in the world, smart and relaxed.

  • 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

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Elephants, Flamingos, Pinguins.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximal 5 Stunden am Tag, 5 Tage die Woche

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Host ref number: 781169183826