Gardening, Dog walking and home help+ share my lovely Victorian apartment and garden in Buckfastleigh , England


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  • Description


    UPDATE 14/09/19 - I am considering having a last minute, short term workawayer to help cover dogwalking etc whilst i'm busy on a course and work, available from tomorrow sunday the 15th till the following sunday or monday the 22nd/23rd.

    You can come and share my lovely Victorian apartment and garden in Buckfastleigh in one of the most renowned regions in England on the edge of the stunning Dartmoor national park, near the beautiful beaches of the South Devon coast and alongside the incredible kayaking region of the dart valley river. My passions are the wonderful outdoors on our doorstep, yoga, holistic therapies, and well being in general.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Experience life in beautiful South Devon with me and my 17 yr old daughter when she's home from college and my 2 lovely lurchers dogs. I am involved in holistic therapies, yoga, and wellbeing so like to share this way of being.
    Along with meeting interesting guests from around the world who come to stay for local courses varying from things such as Shamanic training on the moors, African dance in the town to Drs conferences at Buckfast Abbey and holistic funeral training on the dart.
    You will have the beautiful South Devon countryside from the moors to the beaches, to the river dart valley on your doorstep; the internationally renowned Dartington hall and Schaumacher college and Riverford farm just up the rd. Totnes town with its quirky shops and characters is a short bus ride or steam railway ride away.
    There is a great deal to see and experience locally which makes this area such a popular destination for travellers and tourists alike.

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    I have 2 beautiful lurchers who require a certain amount of daily care mostly dog walking and some loving attention! I also have some general household and gardening tasks.
    Some regular household tasks such as hoovering, cooking, recycling, bins, washing and cleaning. Thinking about getting some painting done around the house and small DIY jobs.
    Some garden jobs in my littlel garden and terrace such as seasonal jobs, pruning apple trees, work in the vegetable patch, flowers, weeding, hedges, clipping, cutting back etc. Also thinking about fencing the garden in properly for the dogs.
    I'm not very good with anything I.T so sometimes could do with help with doing stuff on my computer from basics

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    Languages spoken


  • Accommodation


    Small single private room in 2 floor apartment in Victorian house sharing the kitchen, bathroom and lounge aswell as outdoor terrace and garden. You will be eating with me and maybe my daughter or if i'm away food will be provided.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are local buses to nearby towns and villages and the cities of Exeter and Plymouth, a steam train to Totnes, main line trains from Totnes. Coaches also to and fro from nearby to Bristol city and Bristol airport.

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    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?


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    Hours expected

    4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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