Elli and Graham's home is a 19th Century wooden cottage in semi-rural surroundings. It has lots of natural timber floors and walls with a fine collection of period furniture. We prefer one or two people for one to two weeks duratio, sometimes more. A carpenter, plumber, electrician or plasterer would be particularly welcome and there's good chance of paid work also.
Help in the house
Help with Computers / internet
We are an energetic couple who love reading and the house is full of books. We have a sailboat and sometimes we can offer a day out sailing. We like sharing different cultures and we're looking for people who are easygoing, nature lovers and non-smoking.
We have several projects including renovating our home, also help in garden. We ask for average of 4 hours work per day [5 day week max]in exchange for good food and accommodation. From March 2020 we have a big renovation project on and we can additionally offer 20 hours per week paid employment for people with building, carpentry, electrical, plastering or plumbing experience.
You have a private bedroom inside house with private bathroom, wifi and clothes washing facilities.
We are 4 minutes from train station and 50 minutes by train or 35 minutes by car to centre of Brisbane and 1 hour drive to Gold Coast. There are lots of nice walks and a sandy beach nearby and we have bikes for you. Catch a ferry to nearby Stradbroke Island to see dolphins, rays and turtles. [And whales in winter]
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week