Home away from Home in a large Georgian home in Melbourne, out near the beautiful & leafy Yarra Valley wine growing area, Australia

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  • Description

    Description

    Single, semi retired Company Director living in a large Georgian home in Melbourne, out near the beautiful & leafy Yarra Valley wine growing area,
    I also have 1 of the cutest little dogs you will ever see, Buckley

    Gay friendly

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Elderly Care
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Language practice
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    I have had heaps of experience in helping out with English practise for those who have English as their second language
    I have had over 60 visitors from all parts of the world,so I enjoy very much listening to the stories & cultural differences between us & your home country & as much as I enjoy showing off my homeland, I also enjoy hearing of their experiences, customs & stories told of their own homeland !
    I have had heaps of practice in helping travellers find long term accommodation , job assistance & generally helping them find their feet for those travellers who want a longer stay in this fabulous city of Melbourne

    We will include time to sight see around my area if you would like, or I can provide information & suggestions on what to see, if you would prefer to do it alone , your call !

  • Help

    Help

    Newly wheelchair bound till mid February , when I go to hospital for corrective surgery , i need a companion during the day only for meal preparation & company,assisting my 2 present live in carers while they are at work during the day, leaving plenty of free time for you to explore this green & leafy environment , with clean, fresh air , bike & walking tracks close to the house, near new road bike & a mountain bike as well, complete with lights & helmet for your use .
    I would particularly welcome someone with carpentry skills to rebuild my deteriorating pergola, with most replacement parts on site, but no skilled workers to use them , can you help me out please ?

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Stylish accommodation in a lovely guest room , luxury Queen size bed all to yourself, private bathroom , with bath !
    The house is very welcoming, comfortable & homely .
    I am about1hour train ride from city centre , with a short bus ride to the station from the bus stop, 3 mins walk from my home .
    Unlimited Internet
    Netflix
    Sony PS 4 Pro
    Small quantity of PS 4 games for your enjoyment

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Happy to show you some tourist sights on your time off !
    I'm a very caring Host with lots of experience hosting visitors from many different countries -ask me for references/links
    You will be welcome to eat what I eat, so you will be well fed & cared for !
    I also have an extensive list of links I can send you on the sights & sounds of Melbourne & beyond

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

    2-3 hours X 5 days





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