The scent of lavender and wood smoke curls through the air. Hidden between rows of olive trees and bushes of herbs is a small A-frame building. Hedley and Patricia may be tending their hand-rigged lavender distiller—an ingenious invention that incorporates a copper kettle—or slitting olives (every single olive is done by hand) to be put into brine, or perhaps even mixing up aromatherapy products for the shop. Organic farming enthusiasts, Owl’s Rest has been planted with rows of lavender and germanium in-between the olive trees, which acts as a natural pest repellent. DON’T FORGET TO TRY THE TAMARILLO CHUTNEY AND JAM.