Enjoy the serenity of our private mountain top home and garden near Yosemite National Park. USA

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    17/11/2019

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  2019 

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a non smoking middle aged couple who recently purchased our 9 acre property near beautiful Yosemite National Park. My husband is a retired heavy equipment operator who thoroughly enjoys building and creating around our 'little piece of paradise' and we are more than happy to share it with you. You will enjoy plenty of opportunities to explore Yosemite and our quaint historic town loaded with Gold Rush nostalgia during you 'off' times.

    We are now approaching winter months and are finalizing projects. We are in immediate need of a couple with construction experience to help with the remodel of one of our bathrooms (we are almost finished) and someone who has a passion for cooking delicious organic and healthy meals.

    This past summer we set out to grow all of our own food (although not as successful as we had hoped) as we live a Whole Foods Plant Based No Oil (WFPBNO) lifestyle and could really use someone with a strong back and who has knowledge in outdoor growing, however, it is not required. We are in the process of winterizing our garden and could use some help.

    We also have plenty of tasks on the property that we need help with as well. We are looking for an energetic person or couple who is interested in helping outdoors and enjoying the serenity in their 'downtime' that our property has to offer.

    We have so many ideas. We have plenty of tasks outside on our acreage loaded with landscaping projects we are currently working on which include shoveling, staining, painting, moving dirt, rocks and pulling weeds etc etc. We look forward to chatting with you soon!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Our property is located in the midst of a historic district which boomed during the California Gold Rush. Our small town is rich in history and nostalgia; leaving you wanting more. One of the best attractions, gathering millions from around the world, is the beauty of Yosemite National Park less than 40 miles away. Over the years, we have hosted many people from 37 different countries and thoroughly enjoy learning about different cultures. We absolutely love it when our guests have a passion for eating healthy and can share some of their favorite recipes from around the world as well as anything that is special to them.

  • Help

    Help

    This is the ideal opportunity for a couple who love the outdoors as we are located just outside Yosemite National Park. It is on a mountain top property with acreage surrounding with breath-taking sunrises and sunsets daily. The Mountain Top Oasis is our 'little piece of paradise' that we are more than happy to share and thoroughly enjoy meeting new people from all 'walks of life'. We prefer a mature couple who is completely self managed and motivated. We are very old school and believe one should work for what they expect; hence they shall receive. Versatility and self supervision is a MUST! Your tasks might include but are NOT limited to gardening, moving rocks, weed-eating, raking, shoveling, nailing, painting, staining, mowing, cleanup and anything else that comes with keeping up on the surrounding acreage. Most help will be outside and perhaps some inside help on occasion with clean up or maintenance. We look forward to chatting with you soon.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We offer a comfortable 25 ft trailer with pop out with the most comfortable TempurPedic Queen size bed; includes full kitchen in your private space with views to the sunrise every morning; includes a small television with satellite and free wifi.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We ask that each worker be available to help 5 days per week and 5 hours per day. If you are an early bird you will be finished by early afternoon leaving ample time daily to explore our fabulous area. Spring time is a busy time of year in order to get everything ready for the summer months. Late fall is also a busy time as we are in the process of winterizing everything before the heavy rains hit. You are free to explore Yosemite and it's serenity or anywhere else you might like to go during your time off. We are more than happy to share the our favorites from a 'local's perspective'.

  • 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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