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Glenlyon
All Year: From 1st of November 2018
Area (ha): 16
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 2731
Region: Victoria

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Last Updated: May 1, 2018

My name is Sam Mattille, I am over 70 years old single and would like your help.

SORRY I CAN NOT SIGN YOUR 2ND YEAR VISA FORM.

My Farm is OPEN from 1st of November 2017 till the end of April 2018. I'm in Glenlyon near Daylesford in Victoria.

Solar Electricity and generator.

Our motto will be "CARE, SHARE and RESPECT" to all living things on the Farm and each other.

It is better to ring me first for short notice bookings (2 Days before, or less), ring between 8.00am to 9.00am or 8.00pm - 10.00pm.
Please leave a message, speak slowly and clearly and I'll call you back the same day.

Minimum stay. 1 week, longer if you like, by mutual agreement.

HELPERS:
Should be able to work independent, have a happy and friendly nature. 'Artists welcome'.

WORK THIS MONTH: Generally light Farm work and help in the Kitchen or some painting if you can.

Yes you may get dirty, but I have some spare cloths and gloves for you.
We will work about 4 hours per day, pending on the project and the weather.
One Day off, after 6 days of work, usually Sunday. (I can take you sight seeing, Sunday Market, Volcano, Mineral Springs)

I am still building my House/Healing Center. The Healing Center will be for the use of Shiatsu Massage, Yoga, Tai Chi, Meditation, Detox and more. Mostly outside on nice days.

I also grow, harvest, dry, package Herbal Teas. Play the Didgeridoo and Drum for Healing.

I have no domestic Farm Animals as my Property is dedicated to "LAND FOR WILDLIFE", so you will see and hear some wildlife.

ARE YOU READY FOR THIS CHALLENGE OF NATURE?
IF YES, I WELCOME YOU WITH OPEN ARMS.

HOW TO GET HERE:
Book your ticket from Melbourne 'Southern Cross Station' to Daylesford. All up about 2 hours by Train and Bus.(Train from Melbourne to Woodend, then Bus from Woodend to Daylesford. All on one Ticket.
There is a very limited Bus service, so make sure you check the connection times first.
I shall pick you up from the Daylesford Bus stop. (There is only one Bus stop).

ACCOMMODATION:
In Caravan or House/loft.
You need a Sleeping Bag (not in Summer), but it can get cold at night in Spring or autumn.

Compost Toilets (two) outside. Solar Hot Water Showers (two) outside. In cooler weather we go to a Caravan park to have a hot shower.

EVENING TIME:
We can make music, with Didgeridoo, Guitar and Drums, or play Cards, learn a bit more English. Other languages - Swiss German.

MEALS:
Are shared and of a mixed nature, vegetarians welcome. I'm happy to learn some cooking from you.

Very quiet country living.
Be as natural as you like, (no perfumes etc. needed), thank you.

FREE TIME:
You can create your own space, do some artistic painting or we can drive to Daylesford for Shopping and swimming and kayaking in the Dams in summer.


SMOKING:
Rollies ok. Inside only (due to Fire restrictions), No Pets, please. Children by arrangement only.(As I have 4 deep Dams)

Arriving morning's is best for me. Thank you.
Looking forward to meet you soon.

BIG HUG and travel safely.

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