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Hopetoun
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 800
Persons: 1-5
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 50559
Region: Victoria

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Last Updated: October 20, 2017

If you are a traveller wanting to experience a family farm in the wide open spaces of the Mallee,whilst feasting on free range lamb ,then we are the farm for you.Our property is an hour and a half north of the beautiful Grampians,and south of the popular Murray River.In our surroundings we have the Wyperfield National Park with lake Albacutya,a little further on lake Hindmarsh ,and to the north lake Tyrrell.

We are both 60 yrs of age and live near a quiet local town with a small lake, groceries ,post office ,pharmacy ,bakery ,newsagency ,etc.and conveniently located for travelling between Melbourne and Mildura (close to a V-line coach service).

You will have plenty of space and be accommodated in your own home surrounded by grasslands and sheep.This property is self-contained with bedding for up to 7 people including 2 double beds ,shower room ,cooking facilities ,and a log fire.The photos in our profile show the spare house is the first one listed ,the wide angled photo is our mud brick home which we built.

We are requiring workers to help with general farm maintenance where farm experience would be helpful but not essential.Our home is a broadacre farm growing grain and running sheep. The type of work is mixed choosing from general maintenance, weed control, fencing ,rabbit control ,gardening ,housework ,sheep handling or house rendering.During your stay you may enjoy experiencing friendly kelpie sheep dogs being trained and put through their paces.We are open to travellers helping at most times throughout the year and to your length of stay.
In return we offer accommodation and food where we share meals and you have the option of cooking some of your own meals in your own facilities.
Looking forward to hearing from you.

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