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All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 1.5
Persons: 1 - 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 37594
Region: Queensland

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Last Updated: December 7, 2015

Tracy (Lenore's daughter) and Lenore and Richard are living on 1.5 ha on edge of Maleny township adjoining rural land. Tracy is an ecologist, horticulturist, bodyworker & kayak guide. She loves sharing her knowledge & extensive experience in ecology, deep ecology, sustainability, permaculture, organic gardening, bush regeneration, transition, peaceful social change, meditation, and Nonviolent Communication. And singing!
Lenore and Richard are a couple in their 70's who have lived and worked in Papua New Guinea, China, Fiji and Botswana, and have travelled extensively.
Lenore & Richard work as volunteers from home running a registered Qld charity raising funds for disadvantaged kids in Zambia.

We all love music, good conversations, laughing and healthy living.
Our property has a large rambling garden with mature fruit trees, organic vegetable gardens, native gardens, and lovely views.
Jobs include handyman, basic building, basic landscaping, painting, gardening, fruit tree care, pruning, sewing, general home assistance.
We are 5 mins walk to Maleny township, 25 min drive or bus ride to beaches, and close to several National Parks. Maleny is a small progressive country town with vibrant music and arts scene, and a hub for alternative movements, set in gorgeous countryside.
Bushwalking, swimming, kayaking, meditation, yoga, music, bodywork etc available.
Our diet is healthy, mainly freshly cooked with vegetables from the garden in season. We do eat meat but we are happy to offer vegetarian meals and we have the best home made chilli oil! The accommodation is a nice private room in our home. Camping in your own tent or van is also an option. WIFI is available.
Please no smoking or illicit drugs.
References or referral from someone we know required.

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