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Area (ha): 1
Persons: 20
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 36492
Country: Hungary

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Last Updated: June 10, 2018

Hello, we are Agatha, Law student, singer and artist and Sophia her mother, Vipassana meditator, Sufi student, spiritual integration therapist and writer. Together we are restoring a beautiful old house and two acres of land in a national forest nature reserve just 20 minutes outside Györ.
I used work in journalism, photography and renovation of ancient buildings so I can share knowledge on building, permaculture, foraging , tree planting and food gardening.

The atmosphere is mellow, magical, and amplifying on top of a hill, known as vine hill. A sanctuary, self sufficient garden and ceremonial space for visionary work.

The Project: The Old House could be a guest house for travelers, cyclists as we are on the Euro Velo bicycle route 6 so and retreat centre for self development, envisioning and creative workshops with nature all around you and no boundaries between man and life on this property it is a very powerful experience - we have pine martens living in our rooves as well as multiple bird families and plenty of different insect species, so this is very much bug heaven for those of you fascinated by the beauty and variety of our huge family. There is also female deer who comes in at night and one can see at dawn.

We would like to build a swimming pool which the animals also use to drink from so no chlorine etc so if anyone has expertise in natural pools and could supervise it’s construction that would be a dream for the animals as they need water and we need it too.

Nature is very active here, so there is always planting, tending nurturing of the plants, gardens.

The house needs new wooden windows and work on the roof so excellent carpentry skills are really needed! Then there is the general upkeep like painting the wooden windows, doors, tiling, painting walls with possible scope for murals.

The Trees need pruning, so sawing skills welcome ! preparing firewood, painting fences, walls , building some small outhouses, carpentry, woodwork.

Foodgardening, planting the food garden, orchard planting, digging , raking hay and so on.

All organic, biodynamic and with the planetary and lunar cycles in mind.

Our experience is with Sivananda Yoga, Vipassana Meditation, AuraTransformation, Kambo Medicine and FengShui/Space clearing. We are happy to introduce you to these methods if you are interested. We speak English, Italian, Hungarian, a little German and French.

Camping is possible - magical vast skies here. There is a large attic room about 60sq ms for guests; please bring your own camping mattress if possible , we have a few, also sleeping bag.
There are two bathrooms and oodles of hot water, and one other attic room with a super comfy double bed and we give that to long term stayers, so you might be lucky!
Wifi via data sims available in Gyor - Tmobile have the strongest coverage.

Aim to arrive by 6pm on the day agreed so that gives time for rest & food and a chat.

Important ; self check that you are clear with respecting the boundaries and rules of where you are visiting. Arriving drunk or hungover lowers the vibration for everyone and as this is a high energy project alcohol dependents will find it impossible to keep up.

If you have requested to stay with us it helps us hugely to let us know if you change your mind so that we can plan accordingly.

Rest and just hang out?
Possible for a small payment to cover your costs,12 euros a day for place to sleep, meal and shower.

Györ is located within an hours reach of the three major capitals of the area, Budapest, Bratislava and Vienna, and is the best base for sightseeing and thermal bathing!
A beautiful pre Roman city with a series of museums and art galleries, a Roman and Baroque quarter.
There is a bus stop 15 mins walk from our house along the magic forest which connects you to Györ and the other towns in the area including Babolna, home to the Hungarian National Arabian Horse Stud.

Fast reply ? then please message us on the english whatsapp number.

From 24th July - 2nd August rest period, please arrive before or after this period thank you.

Interested in getting more involved ? Please do!
Thanks for visiting our page Sophia & Agatha.

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