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We are in the Huon Valley Tasmania, we have a small 7.9 acre property, with the beach at the end of the road. 12 minutes drive to Cygnet, a very popular holiday destination. Huon Valley has a lot to offer visitors. There are Sunday markets 1st and 3rd Sunday, and other villages close by having them on the other Sundays, Hobart has an amazing market every Saturday morning. We are an hour's drive south of Hobart.
We are happy to have a couple as there will be lots to do helping inside with Denise, and outside with Howard.
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
You will learn about a unique berry plant just introduced into Australia and the building of fences.
You will have the rare opportunity of tasting Haskap Berry produce. You will also meet up with Tasmanian wildlife that visit our doorstep most nights. These include a rare golden possum.
Making sourdough is made regularly so am happy to teach you how to make it, as well as other produce when in season.
In November we will be erecting bird netting over our berry bushes, and harvesting the fruit late NOV early DEC.
We have a tractor, and tractor mounted forklift to help with any job.
There is a couple of Pine trees need to come down, as they are a fire risk.
Mowing and whipper snipping.
Sorting the berries after harvesting, as well as veggies out of our food garden.
Comfortable bedroom within the house, and own bathroom.
Breakfast, lunch & dinner provided when on the property.
If helpers have own vehicle there is a lot to see in southern Tasmania - very scenic locality. There are a lot of restaurants, wineries, cider making and Distilling establishments, a sheeps cheese making property plus Bruny Island - very popular tourist spot is not far away. Beautiful waterways - popular yachting area with yacht club...members often keen to recruit a crew member. Lots of popular hiking areas around southern Tasmania.
About us: We are non-smokers but don't mind a smoker lighting up outside the house. We enjoy wine, good food and meeting interesting people from around the world.
If the workawayer does not have vehicle we are happy to pick them up from Cygnet, and would be welcome for them to come with us when we are going further afield such as to Huonville, Kingston or Hobart, or if we go out for a days touring ourselves.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host can provide space for campervans.
More than two
Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week