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Hills Home away from home: Sustainable lifestyle

Private room in house hosted by Francess
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 shared bath
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Please message before booking while C 19 restrictions & no smokers. Environmentally-sensitive spacious home in a large garden block by Nat.Park. Comfy Q S bed in bright, quiet large room. 25 mins to Perth, 6 km from Midland's major shops & business area. On a short walk - view coastal plain .
Rest in a peaceful home [share kitchen with a friendly mature woman.] Experience Genuine Chemical-Free & Sustainability features & please respect this is only for people into sustainable lifestyle.

The space
When you stay there will be just you, unless you book in family or friends or want to join a retreat :-) We recycle, re-use, conserve all resources & have many sustainable features. Please read manual if you don't do this already. We encourage those interested in this lifestyle to explore the features here. Very happy to explain or show you simple tricks like stopping weeds in brick paving, gravel paths, etc. We expect guests to respect the clean green lifestyle.
If you are interested in community-living, this is a great opportunity to try it out, and welcome you to stay over for as little as a weekend, or some months. Special prices can be arranged for long-term stays.
Families can book extra room - both beds accommodate couples :-)
Note - back corner of backyard we are building a strawbale, wooden floor extension using mostly recycled materials. So workers will arrive from 7am on some days in April, but plenty of interesting things to see :-)

Guest access
Basically you have the whole original house - home away from home. Your host sleeps/showers etc down the end of passage in an added 'parent's retreat'. However, you will share the kitchen, which we like to keep clean. Please leave it clean & clear for the next user, just before you dish up and settle at the dining table. Sorry to state the obvious to those who would normally do this, but experience has required stating it.
Limited WiFi for emails [if you can't do it on your phone], when I am home, which is at the beginning and end of the day, plus often in between. Just ask :-)

Other things to note
The WIFI is only limited due to no access to broadband landline in my area :-) So if we just use what is necessary, we will have plenty :-)
The house is almost totally sustainable, so guests are asked to respect sustainable living principles in use of no chemical use, recycling, power and water, which many people already do at home too :-) The latest news on August, 2018 is that all local Govt. require recycling to be washed. There is a dishwasher, so most things can be rinsed, and put in it if they aren't clean after a rinse :-) except soft plastics which have to also be taken to large supermarkets for recycling. I just don't buy anything in soft plastic.
Please message before booking while C 19 restrictions & no smokers. Environmentally-sensitive spacious home in a large garden block by Nat.Park. Comfy Q S bed in bright, quiet large room. 25 mins to Perth, 6 km from Midland's major shops & business area. On a short walk - view coastal plain .
Rest in a peaceful home [share kitchen with a friendly mature woman.] Experience Genuine Chemical-Free & Sustainability features & please respect this is only for people into sustainable lifestyle.

The space
When you stay there will be just you, unless you book in family or friends or want to join a retrea…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Wi-Fi
Kitchen
Indoor fireplace
Dryer
Hangers
Laptop-friendly workspace
Iron
Hair dryer
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Darlington, Western Australia, Australia

A hop from suburbia, surrounded by National parks abounding with kangaroos, other animals, and flowers with birds singing and showing off beautiful colours in the garden. Friendly, but private neighbours so much so that it feels like there is only one neighbour.
Easy access to Mundaring Weir, a historic engineering feat - pumping water 800km to Kalgoorlie, the picturesque Swan Valley - wines, cheeses, chocolate, fruit & many creative delights. Darlington is a quaint village with art galleries and abundant music/theatre performances. You might never visit the city sights with so much unique Australian nature, history and lifestyle to enjoy.
A hop from suburbia, surrounded by National parks abounding with kangaroos, other animals, and flowers with birds singing and showing off beautiful colours in the garden. Friendly, but private neighbours so muc…

Hosted by Francess

Joined in May 2017
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Friendly, helpful, thankful person who loves travel and meeting people.
During your stay
Happy to spend time with you by informal arrangement, and can help with directions etc. I work from home, so sometimes am too busy to socialise too much, and I hope you won't be offended if I might decline sometimes :-)
I've had alot of guests because I really enjoy visitors, learning about others and its like going on a holiday myself to share time together when it suits us all. :-)
Happy to spend time with you by informal arrangement, and can help with directions etc. I work from home, so sometimes am too busy to socialise too much, and I hope you won't be of…
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House rules
Check-in: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Checkout: 12:00 pm
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
Health & safety
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Carbon monoxide alarm not reported Learn more
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