Beautiful Big house near Cronulla Beach, Sydney, Australia

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 Min stay requested: 1 week or less

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi there..



    Come stay in a large house in a beautiful, leafy, quiet area near beautifully beach Cronulla ( 5 min drive = 20 min walk)


    It's 50/45 mins by train to Sydney centre. 40 mins to airport by train.

    We have a salt water pool but it is currently being painted! Will be ready in 2 weeks.. about dec 16th- we are close to beaches though!! Beautiful ones.


    We have a have 2 dogs, 2 free range rabbits ( one is a new young bunny that is adjusting to life here) and 2 cats


    I have an organic online shop with eco travel tips in the free resource section.

    My father is retired Radiologist and my mother was a primary teacher from Boston.

    We lived in Saudi Arabia from 79-84 (and before that the USA) and have been in Sydney since.


    We have wild possums -birds: Cockatoos, Kookaburras and Rainbow Lorikeets.

    I like to be economical with when drive so if we can coordinate I can drop you off at a train if you want to go into the city or elsewhere.

    My folks usually go out once a day or every other day to the shops so they can drop you at the train station too.
    Or you can walk or catch buses/trains/ or Ubers around.

    National parks nearby, beaches, great cafes.

    There is also a huge shopping mall nearby with lots of great places to eat and a great movie theatres.


    We have solar panels, worm farm for composting, 4 rain water tanks and we grow a few herbs.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Elderly Companionship
    Teaching
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learn some good recipes maybe from my dad.

    Could learn some interesting things from my mom as she loves trivia and knowledge.

    I could teach you a bit about business as I have a couple and work part time online for a fair-trade basket company.

  • Help

    Help

    Decluttering!! Selling our things on gumtree and FB. I have recently had an operation so can't do much.. my mom and dad are old..we need help with everything from cleaning to decluttering. Indoor and outdoor,

    Renovations, building and then painting will be needed. We will have professionals in too probably but if you could come help start.

    I often need help to clean my shop space which is in the garage. I keep my eco products in there. Help around the house too.. cleaning and cooking. Lots of outdoor sweeping.

    Currently we need help with cooking and cleaning up after.

    If you like to eat well and help cook or cook a meal yourself, of course we provide the food.



    Easy tasks:

    2 Cats - 2 puppies (7-8 months old) 4 bunnies- need to be feed, bowls need to be cleaned
    Helping to train the puppies, walk them, to have clean water every day and patted.

    I can't walk them until I am fully recovered in about 6 more weeks.




    I've done workaway before and know how important it is to be able to see the area and have time off...because you are on holiday but also to do the things to keep the household happy... communication is key.. if you want to sleep in or have a nap... let us know... we can work around what works for your lifestyle.

    Workaway is better if its not like a job... I think it is better if it is flexible and people get enough rest but also do enough work to help out so we all feel happy.

    I look forward to meeting you!

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You'd stay in the "granny " flat which has a double bed, new big TV with Netflix, a shower and little kitchen with a shared toilet. Photos not yet updated

    There are organic natural shampoos, laundry soap and soaps provided in your private shower room.

    Shared toilet.

    No smoking.

    Lots of wine here.

    I don't drink but my folks do.

    I prefer to eat plant based/ gluten free/vegan/vegetarian but my folks eat everything... so I just go freegan while I live here- ie I'll eat meat if it is for a meal my folks cook.


    We have a piano, bunch of ukuleles, couple guitars, a mandolin and a merlin.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is a big park nearby… you can walk down to the water.

    National park near by.

    Cronulla beach is about 5 minutes away… its a nice walk there or you can catch and uber .. or get a lift if I'm going.
    ... nice cafes, shopping and a beautiful beach.. massive. Big shopping mall in Miranda that is really nice too with great restaurants.

    The neighbours are happy to lend Kayakes.

    Lots of yoga studios around- you can join for a cheap price in packages.Like $22 for 11 days at the intuitive room.

  • 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

    Great Wifi. Unlimited.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have enough room for a long wheel based van.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Maybe

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours, 5 days a week

Polly from Scotland did yoga every morning on the deck that Andrea built. She was a super hard worked and very warm. Unfortunately the deck doesn't look as good anymore. The wrong screws were used so its in not great shape.
Rommy made delicious meals!
Another great lunch
This is me
Me, my business is cruelty free.
Pollie loves to do puzzles and crafts. My mother
This is part of the granny flat where you would sleep
Pippa, quite playful
I always need help decluttering my studio! Gets messy so quickly! You can play any of our instruments... guitar, piano, many ukuleles, madonlin and a merlin.
Our piano in the garage which is my little studio.
This is the garage that needs clearing out and I want to turn it into a yoga studio with a bed for workaways
Nila she's a bit shy with people she doesn't know
Tony, retired doctor, Pollie, retired Teacher. Nila, cat, speaks for itself.

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