Help out in home and garden whilst living and learning about local culture in Rural Steading, Scotland, UK



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    Hi we are a family of four. I am a single working mum of three teenage boys aged 21,20 and 18 years old and a large converted Steading home in the rural outskirts of Stirling, Central Scotland. We live 40 mins from both Edinburgh and Glasgow and 10 mins from Stirling. Stirling is one of the most historic places in Scotland with museums, castle and Wallace monument on the door step. We live with fields all around us which are lovely for walking and enjoying nature.

    One of my boys (Ewan) is at university, Will and Ben currently live at home. We have two dogs, and a large garden in which I like to grow some vegetables .

    I am looking for a positive, flexible and organised couple who are self motivated animal lovers and happy to pitch in to support me and look after the home, doing laundry, cleaning, cooking and in garden, doing weeding, cutting the grass, tidying and keeping the garden, pruning and tending vegetables etc and who have a natural ability for doing all sorts of handy work and DIY for a few hrs each day . Bit of building, basic maintenance around the house may be required.
    I am currently looking for April onwards and ongoing after that in 2020
    You would have your own double ensuite room with spectacular views over the Scottish scenery, and plenty of walks, hikes, there is a sports centre nearby with a swimming pool and we are walking distance to a bus stop which takes you into Stirling were you can access all of Scotland via the train link.
    We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you to our home.

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  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Working and living in the historic heart of Scotland where many historical sites are based. On the door step of the highlands, Loch Lomond national park. There is a direct train from Stirling to the city's of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness and other Scottish city's. Living with a traditional Scottish family on a rural property with scenic views. Many hikes and cycling trails on the door step.

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    cooking family meals, general house work and laundry, home maintenance and gardening, growing vegetables and maintaining greenhouse and vegetable patches, assistance with animal care..three dogs and chickens. You may occasionally be responsible for looking after the boys when I am working.
    Start date ASAP. Length of stay negotiable,however I would prefer at least one month two is better.

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    Private double bedroom with ensuite bathroom.

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    Was noch ...

    In the main Weekends (although may need to feed animals first thing) and evenings off. Hours may vary but around 25 hours a week. Five minute walk to nearest bus station to Stirling City and train station. To find out more about the area and sites please visit .
    Walking, hiking, cycling, pups, restaurants, spas, gyms all on our door step.
    We are laid back family with typical teenage boys who both enjoy sport and the PlayStation. .....Also much to mums trying patience ...partying!! Eldest 2 sons are heading to University at end of the summer.

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    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal


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

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