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All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 700
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 52019
Region: Marlborough

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Last Updated: March 11, 2019

Would you love to come to sunny Marlborough? Top of the South Island and a beautiful part of NZ! We'd love to host you!
We live at Taimate, 45km south of Blenheim.
We would love some help around the house with things like:
Spring cleaning inside the house & gardening.
Plus some childcare.
In return we offer accommodation and all meals.
We hope to have you stay with us for approximately 2 weeks - 1 month or longer. We're really happy to negotiate the length of time to fit in with your travel plans.
Taimate farm has been in our family for over 100 years and we farm Sheep and Beef as well as a Vineyard. We breed Angus Bulls and hold an annual on farm bull sale. Our home is made up of Paul and Nadine and our 4 children - Ashlee (13), Matthew (11) Samantha (9) and Victoria (7). Our children all go to Ward School. Paul works on the farm, and Nadine has her own business PEP TALK which produce inspirational gifts and is also a yoga teacher. Ward is our closest town and is 6km away. The closest big town is Blenheim which is 45km (30 minute drive). We live in a wonderful local farming community. The climate in Marlborough is great, and within 1 hour drive from us there is so much to do and see, from visiting Wineries, beaches, tramping, to exploring the beautiful Marlborough Sounds.
Your living quarters will be a sleep out which is detached from our house. It is a large and comfortable room with Queen sized bed, couch, desk and TV. Bathroom and Kitchen is shared with us in our home. We eat a family meal on week nights, of mainly meat and vegetables, and often a more casual dinner on the weekends. We are well used to sharing our home as we have welcomed Au Pairs in to our home for the last 6 years, which has been an awesome experience for us. Now that all of our children are at school, we no longer need an Au pair, but we would like some extra help from time to time.
We look forward to welcoming you into our home to continue your Kiwi experience!
Paul, Nadine and kids

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