Help at our 1882 homestead and be surrounded by nature in the Peel Forest, New Zealand

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New Zealand

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    14/07/2019

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  2019 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    I live in Peel Forest NZ 15 mins. drive from Geraldine. My sister is currently staying here and works nearby.The homestead was built in 1882 and is surrounded by native bush, farmland and established garden. We love entertaining and meeting people from all walks of life. We have chickens,ducks,two cats and a dog..all friendly and love meeting new faces. I also have cattle on the property. I love cooking and you can also be involved with. A car is not necessary but would be helpful. We love travelling and meeting new people. You will have the opportunity to meet friends and family.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help in the house
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will have the opportunity to learn about living in a rural property surrounded by sheep,cattle and deer. Sharing in cooking and the general running of a historic homestead. During the winter months I make the most of the time to catch up on improvements around the house and garden eg painting and upholstery.

  • Help

    Help

    Currently we need help in the garden (general tidy, weeding, clipping,weed spraying and some chainsaw work. Help with the computer and internet would also be appreciated. During winter months I do a good clean of everything in the house and garden.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    A little Arabic

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will have your own room and shared bathrooms. You can choose a room with double bed or single bed. Beds have wool blankets and electric blankets. One bathroom has a shower and the other a bath. Meals are eaten in the conservatory or outside in the garden on one of the many tables. You can use the laundry and hopefully the clothes line outside. We have two TV"S one in the study and one in a bedroom upstairs. We are connected to sky tv. You will have access to a good collection of books.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    During your time off you can go bush walking in the native bush at Mt Peel,fishing in the Rangitata River, horse riding and rafting on the Rangitata river.You can explore the local areas in Geraldine,Timaru,Tekapo,Mt Cook,Methven,Ashburton and go skining at Mt Hutt. Christchurch is about two hours away.
    Transport can be arranged for those who don't have a car.

  • 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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Host ref number: 593471491818