A little piece of paradise in Sooke, BC, Canada

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  • Last activity: 28/12/2022



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    Brian and I are happily married seniors, Brian was a management consultant in sales and marketing and is very adept at building, I was a nurse trained in U.k.and have practiced massage for more than 40 years.we are both active ,
    Looking for help digging, fence making with cement footings ,rock wall building, wood stacking,some splitting. Building vegetable boxes, mowing lawns,and weed eating.,moving soil and mulch.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Environmental awareness.including how to use a composting toilet. Beauty of the west coast of Vancouver Island.beautiful beaches. A true canadian experience, we are passionate about this area, Definitely can help with English skills for those interested.
    You are welcome to borrow the bikes.
    Happy to drive you around
    to see local sites.

  • Help


    Gardening maintenance 1.3 acres
    Gutter care
    Occasional painting
    Small building projects and maintenance
    Creating steps

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    Workaways will be staying in a bunkie,
    10x10 cabin with ladder to the 2nd floor,
    pictures will be posted soon!
    A separate kitchen with use of a BBQ
    You will be responsible for your own cooking.
    Please send a list of foods ahead of time and they will be in the kitchen ready for you
    We have a long haired cat named Bijou
    as part of our family.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Victoria is about an hour away, there is a bus at the bottom of the hill. There are loads of beautiful beaches, the Potholes are wonderful for swimming. We have bikes the Workawayers could borrow to discover the trails,
    My husband Brian and I met almost 20 years ago, we are cocreating our little piece of paradise, with views of the Juande Fuca Strait and the Olympic Mountains. We try to tread lightly on the planet, we have solar panels, electric vehicle,
    We are looking for non smokers, no vaping or drugs , pleasant and willing helpers and we will welcome you warmly.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    There is WiFi in the kitchen where the workawayers prepare meals. A separate area from the bunkie, and the bathroom is in an adjacent cabin to the bunkie. (should be completed in the next few months)

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    For short stays only

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 555582431279

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