Garden help in a beautiful area overlooking the Blackwater River and Nagle Hills in Munster, Ireland



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    This is a private house and grounds. WE are situated on the River Blackwater and over looking the Nagle hills. This is a very peaceful and rural setting. We have lived here 12 years and have restored the house and now we are concentrating on the grounds. WE have a walled vegetable garden and woodland that is in need of help with clearing etc. We are a husband and wife team with three adult children, two of whom live in London and the youngest is home during the holidays. I run an interior design business from my studio in the house and my husband is busy in the garden and helping me with the business. We live in a Georgian house and there is plenty of room and we have two dogs Reggie and Minty.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We live in a beautiful part of Ireland over looking the Blackwater River and Nagle hills. I hope travellers will gain knowledge of this part of the World and general gardening and delicous cooking. My husband is keen musician and we live in a Georgian House that is close to Fermoy and Mallow towns.

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  • Help


    We are looking for help with our garden. We have a vegetable garden and extensive woodland and walkways to the river. I would like to have help clearing, strimming, weeding and general help with the grounds.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    The accomodation is in our house and very comfortable. There is a newly decorated bathroom with a fabulous high pressure shower. Dinner is usually when we eat our main meal and it is fun if we can all help out. workawayers can help them selves to breakfast and lunch.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Mallow (12 miles away) has a main line station that goes to Dublin, Cork and Tralee. Mallow and Fermoy are on good bus routes too. Blarney is 30 minutes away and Cork city 45 mins away by car. Buses to Cork are quite frequent. Cork City and County Cork have lots of interesting sights on offfer

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    • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 599117783338