Farmer Wants a Wife finds love in Gundaroo

Hannah Sparks 26 December 2020 22
A wedding sign reads 'This way to the I dos' at Bushfield Farm.

The country ball episode in the 2021 season of Farmer Wants a Wife will appear at Bushfield Farm in Gundaroo. Photo: Supplied.

There are five new farmers looking for love in the next season of reality television show Farmer Wants a Wife, and they may have just found it in the regional village of Gundaroo, in the NSW Southern Tablelands, near Canberra.

Filming is well underway for the next season of the popular Seven Network program, and contestants and crew spent a week in Gundaroo during the last week of November.

A farm that is popular for weddings, located just outside of the village, was used to film the often dramatic country ball episode in which the farmers and female contestants dance and drink the night away.

Bushfield Farm owners Kylie and Jimmy Finn were excited to host the reality show at their property after having to postpone many of the weddings they were due to host in 2020 because of COVID-19.

“I got a phone call out of the blue [from the producers],” said Kylie. “At first, I thought someone was pulling my leg.”

Flowers and fairy lights hang from shearing shed at Bushfield Farm.

The shearing shed at Bushfield Farm was transformed for the country ball on Farmer Wants a Wife. Photo: Supplied.

The ball took place inside the venue’s romantic shearing shed. The farmers also spent time with their potential wives outside on straw bales and by a fire pit.

Bushfield Farm has already appeared in Seven Network’s Christmas advert, which shows Farmer Wants a Wife host Natalie Gruzlewski throwing a present from Kylie and Jimmy’s dam.

Kylie was tightlipped about what the farmers got up to during the country ball, however she said all five of them were there with their chosen ladies.

She hopes their events business will receive enquiries from couples wanting to use the farm for their weddings once the episode airs.


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“I think the exposure will be good,” said Kylie. “Hopefully we’ll get enquiries from couples and other television productions.”

The show also took over Gundog Estate’s cellar door, terrace and gardens in Gundaroo for the day – wine always helps with first-date nerves!

Gundog Estate owner Geoff Burton spent 50 years in film and television and was happy to welcome the crew, who liked the backdrop of the cellar door.

It’s possible the production crew came across the village while filming farmer Neil up the road in Crookwell for the 2020 season of Farmer Wants a Wife.

Entrance to Gundog Estate's Cork St Cellar.

The farmers and female contestants spent the day at Gundog Estate’s Cork St Cellar. Photo: Supplied.

Seven Network is also keeping hush-hush on details about the 2021 season of Farmer Wants a Wife and its airing date, however we do know who the farmers are.

One of those is farmer Rob, a 40-year-old sheep and cattle farmer from the beautiful NSW Snowy Mountains, south of Canberra. He is hoping for a second shot at love after being previously engaged to the mother of his two children.

Closer to Cowra, in the state’s south, is 24-year-old farmer Sam. The sheep farmer from Canowindra plays polocrosse and once competed at a national level. He describes himself as a fun, loving person with a heart of gold and a great sense of humour.

Also in NSW is 30-year-old farmer Andrew from Delegate. He was dobbed into the show by his older cousin and says he’d like to be on the farm, married or engaged, with a couple of kids in five years’ time. So there’s hope for one lucky lady!

The other contestants include farmer Matt, 26, from Orbost, Victoria; farmer Will, 39, from Longwood, Victoria; and farmer Peter, 29, from Kingaroy, Queensland.

Original Article published by Hannah Sparks on About Regional.


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22 Responses to Farmer Wants a Wife finds love in Gundaroo
Dave Dieckmann Dave Dieckmann 3:49 pm 05 Jan 21

When is your big day ben

Vickie Trainor Vickie Trainor 10:40 am 05 Jan 21

Dianne Joiner Hartshorne. Read on to find where the farmers are from!

    Dianne Joiner Hartshorne Dianne Joiner Hartshorne 10:58 am 05 Jan 21

    Vickie Trainor thanks have to check him out!

Margie Bowles Margie Bowles 9:03 pm 04 Jan 21

Go on it Max 🐏👍🕺

Lolita Villanueva Gibbon Lolita Villanueva Gibbon 7:28 pm 04 Jan 21

Nanette Naval, oh sali tayo?😂🤣

    Nanette Naval Nanette Naval 7:33 pm 04 Jan 21

    Lolita Villanueva Gibbon its not my cup of tea😂🤣😂

Max Gay Max Gay 9:13 am 04 Jan 21

Nice one Lachlan Harding

Capital Retro Capital Retro 8:22 am 04 Jan 21

Sigh, if only sheep could cook and iron we wouldn’t need all this nonsense.

Ben Nimmo Ben Nimmo 7:27 am 04 Jan 21

Eryn Zucco not to far away at all haha

Mashfi Rahman Mashfi Rahman 12:55 am 04 Jan 21

be farmers wife both of u Faith Myers Josie Milne

Ellen Court Ellen Court 10:34 pm 03 Jan 21

Get around this Aggi Court Nick Gale

Emily Morgan Emily Morgan 10:16 pm 03 Jan 21

Felicity Clarke should I do it hahahahahaha

Kelly Hughes Kelly Hughes 8:25 pm 03 Jan 21

Rebecca McRae it’s even convenient now!!

    Rebecca McRae Rebecca McRae 8:32 pm 03 Jan 21

    Kelly Hughes they have already filmed it though 👎

    Rebecca McRae Rebecca McRae 8:40 pm 03 Jan 21

    Kelly Hughes you were there 30 years to early and now notice this 6months too late... 🙄

    Kelly Hughes Kelly Hughes 8:48 pm 03 Jan 21

    Timing hey... responsible for many a relationship breakdown..

Angelina Seeto Angelina Seeto 7:28 pm 03 Jan 21

Would have been perfect for our potential candidate 😂 Stephanie Chen

    Stephanie Chen Stephanie Chen 8:24 pm 03 Jan 21

    Angelina Seeto so perfect. Maybe he wouldn't have left then 😢 I'm hopeful he'll find it up north!

Angela Radnedge Angela Radnedge 1:53 pm 03 Jan 21

Caitlin Gillespie we should go lol

Madeleine Taylor Madeleine Taylor 1:32 pm 03 Jan 21

Monique Stark !!!!! Yay for another season

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