Natural horsemanship, renovations, permaculture and fun at our family homestead in Gorey, Ireland

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  • Description

    Description

    We love a healthy, sustainable, mindful, outdoorsey life, that is mindful of people and planet. Our wish in opening our home to the world is to invite like-spirited souls to come and join us not only in work but in, learning and finding deeper meaning in life. Essentially striving to be the best versions of ourselves that we can be. This might take the form of anything from connecting with the animal world through natural horsemanship right through to close to nature woodland management or experimenting with new technology such as building our own electric bikes or Eco-building or foraging for and growing food.


    So, we invite you to come tame some wild children, horses, pigs and general chaos in a wonderful family homestead nestled in 18 acres (8 hectares) of our own magical woodland in the sunny southeast of Ireland. Plus points are: accommodation in your own secluded log house with wood-fired Finnish sauna, wood-fired outdoor tub and natural swimming pool in the woods.

    Riding stables with floodlit arena not to mention the wonderful Ancient East of Ireland at your feet. The local town, Gorey is only 7km away, ten minutes with our super fast electric bikes (there is a cycle lane almost all the way there) The town is small but has many lovely shops, cafes etc but also all the big supermarkets plus very regular train and bus services.

    We warm all the buildings here on our own or locally sourced sustainable wood and have a range of equipment for handling timber and making firewood. Learn from 15 years experience to correctly and safely use a chainsaw, axe and other equipment.

    We follow a plant based diet and try to stick to a healthy diet by the 80/20 rule. the 20% includes pizza, chip etc and so on. We all share the cooking duties.

    We are very mindful of our impact on the planet and always repair or up-cycle things before they go to waste or recycling. Also there is an engineering/vehicle workshop plus a second woodwork, bike and general workshop. You could learn to repair/make anything here, from an electrical appliance to a tractor engine, have you ever wanted to learn to service or fix a car, or weld metal to make art or a new invention?

    With love,

    Allen, Hannah, Ron, Nika and Theia

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Projets artistiques
    Pratique d’une langue
    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Enseignement
    Jardinage
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    S’occuper des animaux
    Aide dans une ferme
    Baby-sitting et jeux créatifs
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Entretien général

  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    We are and eclectic family of settled nomads. Fourth generation of Austrian Hungarian, Welsh, English, Finnish/Swedish to call beautiful Ireland home.
    Always building, making art, music, engineering projects going on plus exploring philosophy, spirituality, ecology, almost every aspect to life.There is an extensive library of books here on art, music, philosophy, travel, gardening, literature etc. Along with a range of instruments including a very nice piano. We love life and try to have fun in everything we do while at the same time expanding our minds and spirits.

    Come join us!

  • Projets impliquant des enfants

    Projets impliquant des enfants

    Ce projet peut impliquer des enfants. Pour en savoir plus, consultez nos directives et conseils ici.

  • Aide

    Aide

    The main projects that we would love some help with are horses training, renovations, permaculture and Swedish language practice for the kids.

    We have 3 horses which we practice natural horsemanship (no bits, spurs, whips shoes etc), they have recently had excellent basis training with natural horsemanship and we would love to build on this. Are you an equestrian expert? We would love learn together!

    We are currently renovating a building that was an art gallery into a living space. I (Allen) am managing this project so any help around the home so I can cocentrate of the building is really helpful.
    We have recently constructed a natural swimming pool in the woods that is filled from a stream flowing through. We intend to build a log cabin from our own trees and install a sauna here.

    We would love to reinstate the overgrown kitchen garden, so a keen vegetable gardener with knowledge of permaculture would have a wonderful project.

    Ron and Nika would love to practise their Swedish, so a native speaker is more than welcome to stay with us during their travels.

    Apart from that, there are so many projects ongoing here from managing the gardens, orchard and woods through to building electric bikes to fixing machines to building a log cabin and outdoor yoga/teaching studio. Far too much to mention here. Maybe you have some great ideas to contribute, make something of your own here?

    If you're a practical quick learner with a love for figuring things out and skills in building, permaculture, horsemanship, good English and Swedish, let's start a conversation about your visit very soon.

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Sami: Courant
    Swedish: Débutant

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il souhaitait faire partager sa propre langue ou en apprendre une nouvelle.
    Contactez-le pour en savoir plus.

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    Private accommodation in a beautiful Finnish log cabin with sauna, in the woods and in the main house on the property where my mother lives alone this is a big comfortable house with six bedrooms and four bathrooms.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    Ireland's ancient East. We are only a few minutes from the vibrant local town of Gorey. From here there is the most picturesque train journey to Dublin or Wexford town. Much to do in the vicinity, Loftus hall, Ireland's most haunted house, Hook lighthouse, the oldest in the world... way to much to mention.
    Every week there are at least two or three trips to Dublin by car, so our guests could explore the city with ease.
    Also our guests can freely explore the beautiful surrounding countryside, town and villages on our super long range DIY electric bikes.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    We have good internet connection and several WiFi networks including long range outdoor coverage, stay connected even in the woods.

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    Cet hôte a de la place pour les vans.

  • Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    We have four dogs, three cats, pet pigs and horses

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

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

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