Help need with childcare and farmwork on a Warmblood Stud in Sydney, Australia



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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    We live on a beautiful 50 acre property that borders with the National park on the northern end of Sydney. We benefit from the best of both worlds - the country and the city. Although it feels as though you are in the country we are less than 10 minutes drive to major supermarkets and shopping centres. We are also only 1 hours drive from many of Sydneys best attractions like the city itself, the beaches and the world famous Blue Mountains. Not that you need to travel that far to experience the Australian way of life as the area we live in is surrounded with amazing bush walks and natural beauty.

    Our family consists of 3 people, myself, Justine, my husband, Scott and our 8 year old son. We have 2 cats as well as lots of horses. The property we live on is used as a family operated warmblood horse stud. We stand 3 stallions at stud, breed young stock for sale and present young ridden warmblood horses for sale to eventing, dressage and showjumping homes.

    Our family are keen travellers ourselves and have spent many great times traveling around the world. We love meeting new people for around the world and enjoy showcasing life in Australia to them.

    Accommodation is in a separate cottage with super comfortable queen sized beds, own lounge room, bathroom and kitchen. There are great views of the National Park from your own private decking. Kangaroos can been seen playing right in front of your eyes at dawn and dusk.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are offering a safe place for travellers to stay during the Covid outbreak. Travellers will experience life on a horse farm and Australian family life.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    We are offering accomodation for up to 2 people who are looking for somewhere safe to stay during the entire Covid lockdown period. In return for a safe comfortable place to stay we would greatly appreciate help around our farm with general maintenace tasks. The farm maintenace role will include gardening, repair works around the farm, mowing and just general help making our farm look as nice as possible. The offer is for acomodation only - you will be required to supply and cook your own food. The accomodation is in a separate house with a fully equiped kitchen, own bathroom, lounge with TV with Netflix and Disney channel. Both Aldi and Woolworths are only a 7 minute driveaway.
    Guests MUST have their own car as we do not have good public transport in our area.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    German: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    Separate cottage that consists of super comfortable queen sized beds, leather lounge, internet connection, kitchen,bathroom, private balcony with views over the property and into the National Park. The kitchen and bathroom is shared with another traveller who we have already accepted. Each traveller or couple has their own separate bedroom.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The local area is full of amazing bush walks where you can walk for an hour or all day. We are only 15 minutes from the river where you can hire a boat or canoe for a great day out. The Opera house, Sydney harbour Bridge are only 1 hour away if you want to go into the city. The famous and spectacular Blue Mountains are an hours drive away.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 548689356531