All Year: All year
Area (ha): 14 acres
Persons: couple or single
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 10580
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Last Updated: November 21, 2018
We have a small tourist accommodation farm stay B&B, business on 16 acres, situated in North/ East Tasmania, 35 mins drive from Launceston, in a secluded peaceful valley, surrounded by forest with abundant wildlife. Bush walking tracks nearby, even a beautiful rain forest Our farm is 43km from Launceston.
Animals on our farm are Horse retired race horse mare, chooks, goose, rabbits, peacock, small flock of black sheep bred for natural fleece, used for spinning and our playful friendly dog Benny a border collie x smithfield, & a friendly greyhound girl named Tully.
My interests other than gardening & animal care are wool spinning, yoga,reading & art.
Howard enjoys listening to music & playing lawn bowls for Lilydale bowls club.
We enjoy a slow pace of life, and get pleasure from the simple, uncomplicated life we have here.
Photos show our relaxed deck area a favorite area for breakfast & evening meals.
We look forward to sharing our little oasis with travelers for one week stay.
Please email with your details, I will always respond to your mail.
Please only apply if able to commit to a week stay.
Anyone who has a passion for gardening is welcome, if you are capable of helping out with weeding or planting out in the veggie garden there is always lots to do, and general farm duties, firewood cutting & some cooking will always be welcome.
Attractions in our area, Bridestowe Lavender Estate, Wine Route, Bridport with beautiful beaches, climb to the summit of Mt Arthur.
Your accommodation is a comfortable, spare bedroom in our farm house, with a queen size bed with en suite bathroom ( main bathroom shared with us it is a two way bathroom.
Would prefer to have non smokers stay, or smoking only outside.
The evening meals cooked are varied, both vegetarian, and meat.
Your interest in cooking meals is always welcome.
We are very keen vegetable growers, and the vegie garden is large & productive, with berries too.
Lilydale is our nearest village town, with all necessary supplies available, 10km from the farm.
If you don't have your own transport we are willing to collect you from the Launceston bus depot, and drop you back after your stay, if required.
No mobile phone coverage in the area, or at least very limited.
Our Internet is supplied through satellite WI FI available limited use only)
We look forward to meeting you soon.
Please note; this is NOT paid work.
Work in exchange for bed and food only.