Child care & some light farm help in Annascaul, Ireland

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family of four who live on a small farm in the very scenic location of West Kerry. We live upon the sea shore, five kilometers from Inch beach and have the Sliabh Mish mountains behind us.Our fun loving kids are aged 4 and 6. We love the outdoors and our back garden is perfect for hiking . Maryanne loves singing and dancing and entertaining us. Joseph is a muck magnet and cant keep clean !!! There both so friendly , outgoing , fun,loving happy kids. We also have 3 dogs a lurcher ,pomeranian , and a Irish wolfhound there all part of our family.We have a few goats that I milk for ourselves and make cheese with ,4 donkeys, a few hens and tayto and spud our farm cats. We like to go kayaking in the sea in front of our home and its a good spot for fishing to. We have been living here for over 8 years and every day we feel so blessed to live in such a majestic magical place surrounded by beautiful nature.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Babysitting / child care
    Farmstay
    Help in the house
    Animal care

  • Help

    Help

    We would be looking for someone with experience in childcare to help out minding our gorgeous kids . Some light work meaning just helping keeping the place tidy, that seems to be an never ending task with our two children !!! Someone who is fun has initiative to see what has to done. Someone mature ,independent who loves children and the outdoors.
    Also we would need someone with some farming experience who would be able to help take care of the donkeys , walk the dogs and would be willing to help out milking the goats.We have a busy household but you would have your own time off for going exploring our beautiful Kingdom of Kerry.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    For the outdoors person there is a wealth of activities including hill walking, kayaking, fishing & swimming.Inch beech close by is great for surfing and has surf lessons. We live in the heart of the west Kerry countryside , surrounded by the natural unspoiled beauty of the Slive Mish mountains you would experience life in rural Ireland.You would learn how to milk goats and make your own yummy cheese.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We offer warm and clean on suite double room with a fantastic view. You may eat with us most of the time or you will be able to cook for yourselves when it suits you. Your own transport is an advantage but not necessary. As usual we expect a contribution of 4-5 hours help per day, 5 days a week

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our home is surrounded by nature. We have the sea in front and the Slieve Mish mountains behind perfect for hiking. We live about 5 miles from the famous Inch beech lots of surfing, swimming, fishing. We live a short drive away from Annascaul village and a short bus journey to the quaint tourist town of Dingle. Killarney is the other direction also a short bus journey away.

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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