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Town or City: Tore
All Year: Yes, but summer is nicest
Area (ha): 2
Persons: 1-4
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 9784
Country: Sweden

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The Yellow House in Sikns was originally the house where my grandfather grew up. It has been used only as a summerhouse for the last 2 generations, but now my partner Ronny and I are moving there permanently and are renovating the farm. The goal is to be as self-sufficient as possible. At the moment we have only rabbits, but in may we will acquire several hens, bees, and possibly goats. All animals will be used not only for food, but also for helping restore the landscape. Pastures need to be grazed to promote diversity. During the summer we will do several building projects such as a cold storage (jordkllare), polytunnel, restoring the barn, building a jetty in the lake, etc. My partner is going to work on building his own electrical car out of a Honda CRX.

Siknas is a small village (200 people 30 horses) north of Lule. It is situated by the sea, and it is a beautiful place to be in the summer. We will not be able to host until may, the winter is very harsh and we won't have any... more inside

  



Town or City: Rottneros
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 3 ha woodland + 3 pasture
Persons: 1, maybe 2 depending
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 3260
Country: Sweden

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Small farm/yard with 4 horses, 12 hens a rooster,2 sheep and a cat inhouse.

Mainly building of tack and feedroom, fix up the new chicken coop and build outside pen for hens. Also if the land is ready, help setting posts for fence.

Located on busline, although there are only 3 buses per day, 5 km walk/bikeride and more buses to Karlstad (biggest city) with connections to Gothenburg and Stockholm and Oslo.
Very rural area but nice.
House has only one bedroom (built in 1842 but renovated) and helper would be sleeping in livingroom on blow up mattress, very comfy actually.
Access to internet, horseback riding (for seasoned rider). Beginners can be given lessons.
Summertime has lots to offer in area wintertime lots of snow shoveling.

This is a place for someone that likes to enjoy the country side and not have need for the citys "fun stuff". There is no television in house but dvd player is available (us set up).
Owner is native english speaking (from Texas) but can help w... more inside

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