We are a family of 5, 3 kids, 2 adults with 3 dogs, 3 old cats & 10 cows, 2 goats, & lots of chickens. We have a love of the land, animals and a love of the environment, and keen to try this off grid life with zest!
We are excited for ANY help across these areas, planting rainforest trees, stone work, gardening, help with kids, animals, fencing, carpentry, building, landscaping, plumbing, electrical work, mowing....or just sharing our life with you & gaining some help as we go, even washing up is a huge help to us or keeping house tidy as simple as that sounds it all makes a difference!!
We have a garden we are trying to expand, we would love to create with our pre loved windows a green house, we would love to finish the stone work on our little cabin, or help with day to days, managing animals, keeping gardens in check, and giving you an adventure off grid, on a beautiful mountain, with a beautiful river to take a dip in, GREAT in Summer!
In return, we offer good food, fun, basic accomodation (loft in our cabin) or can setup in a comfy mattress in a tent behind cabin or a more private spot on property if you prefer, and YES we have hot water showers & wifi.
We will be your tour guides as we truely love it up here and are keen to show you around and make your stay not just about helping us, but creating some amazing memories for you too! 45 min to Wingham Train Station, 1.5 hrs to Old Bar Beach or Harrington, (if you need a beach fix) or 3 min to Ellenborough Falls (famous water fall in NSW). If you have a bike, or you don't.. borrow one, get around the area when you have spare time or you just want to escape the farm.
October is the best month here, warm summer like days, still cool nights for a fire, but the river is still icy, but worth the effort to get in, AND we get fire flies in October (super special)! And if you can fish, we would love you to see if we have any perch in those damns after the floods, so bring on those skills! Dec to March are very warm, and can be rainy months but make for great days in the river. Winter brings change and you enjoy rugging up, more cooking we find, more keeping house, less mowing and mow animal care work and garden management. Icy hills mean fun mornings with kids on slopes with boogie boards!
We are looking for adventure keen people, ready for off grid living in it's raw, (yes we have hot shower & toilet & internet despite being off grid so not too raw hahahaha), and bus to town! If you want to see more, go to our insta- ask us for the link- to see more photos.
Looking forward to hearing from you! Jenny & Lucas and our feral and noisy kids and dogs!
Prática de idiomas
Ajuda em projetos ambientais
Projetos de construção/faça você mesmo
Cuidar de animais
Ajuda em fazenda
Cuidar de crianças/atividades criativas
Criar/cozinhar refeições caseiras
Ajuda a cuidar da casa
Ajuda com computadores/internet
Enjoying being part of a family, helping plant rainforest trees, helping to better what we can provide our camping customers so they have to bring less, and generally enjoying their stay as we do love to cook, and show them around so they have fun while they are here! We have a lot to do, so super appreciative of ALL help!
Este projeto pode envolver crianças. Para mais informações, veja aqui nossas diretrizes e dicas.
We have loads of things to do here.... gardens to get into place, fences to build, cattle sheds to build, stone work to complete, animals to feed, kids to wrangle (hahaha), business to run and more signage to create, along with some major works like a roof over the caravan (for our guests) and to capture water for our gardens. But any. help is super appreciated! We have loads of trees to get into the ground too, and prep work for that!
Chinês (mandarim): Iniciante
Este anfitrião oferece intercâmbio de idiomas
Very happy to help share ours or learn another language. Love learning chinese, german and terrible at french, son is learning japanese and indonesian.
Our eldest son now has taken to living in caravan, so sadly we don't have that. But we do have a comfy loft in our home, plus can setup a tent with a spring mattress behind cabin or in a more private location of your choosing if you prefer. Yes to hot water showers, yes to swims in river, yes to wifi, yes to washing machine, yes you can charge phones/battery packs, yes to good food & yes we have a fridge, and fire place for winter!
In the summer, swimming LOTS in the river... through to, bush walks, or head into town and go to cafes, or just hang out on the mountain - lie and fall asleep in a hammock between the trees next to the river, Ellenborough Falls walk, rapids, Potaroo Falls, Rowley's rock, blue knob, visit local farms, enjoy the fresh air, the stars, the fire place, the fresh water river, and generally just enjoy the feeling of freedom. But happy to drop them into town once a week, and there is a local cafe and corner shop. And buses that go from here to town. Nature to see up here! The beach is only 1 hr 30 min away as well. OR JUST grab a hammock and setup somewhere on the 90 acres and get away from us and everyone else! :).
Acesso à internet
Acesso à internet limitado
Pode hospedar famílias
Yes loads of space, we have ample water, and you can use our washing machine, hot shower and camp toilet plus bbq facilities! :). So you feel like you have a little space for you when you desire! We have loads of room, 92 acres.
Yes we can, let us know if friendly, as hopefully they will get along with our dogs too. NOTE: we do have free ranging chickens so let us know if your dog needs help navigating that
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Maximum 3-4 hours a day, 4-5 days a week
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