Chill and relax in nature while helping in house and garden in Scenic Rim Queensland

  • Australia
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  • Last activity: 02/02/2023



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description



    We’re looking for 1 friendly, positive woman or couple 21 years and older to help with gardening, house work and small building projects on our land.

    My partner Graham and I live with my twin girls (14), 2 friendly dogs, a cat, 8 chicken and our new horse Jack 😄.

    We enjoy healthy eating, gardening, yoga, meditation, cycling, hiking, kayaking and card games. We value living in a positive, joyful and compassionate way.

    We live on beautiful peaceful 7 acres in the countryside with lots of space, trees and native animals and a lovely pool. Lots of areas to chill on a hammock, read a book or just enjoy the sounds of birds.
    If you need a break from travelling and sharing noisy backpacker rooms or want some nature time this might be great for you.
    You will have your own furnished room and 3 meals a day (either cooked or you cook yourself) and share a bathroom with my daughters.

    We don’t have wifi in the house but Optus and Vodaphone mobile phones work or I can hotspot you from my phone. We also use our phones to watch Netflix etc.

    If you are an experienced rider you’re very welcome to ride our horse. We have a forest for trail riding too.

    We are located in beautiful countryside surrounded by farms and forests 60km south of Brisbane and 65km west of the Gold Coast (each 1 hour by car). The nearest town for shopping is Jimboomba, 15 min away by car.
    There are many wonderful places nearby to explore if you have your own car including rain forest, water falls, markets, places for kayaking, SUPing or direct from our house you can go for bicycle rides or walks. There are many beautiful beaches 1 hour drive away.
    If you don’t have a car I’m happy to pick you up from a train station nearby or the airport and you can stay here 1-2 weeks with a possible lift to the Gold Coast for beach fun on weekends.

    If this interests you I’d love to hear from you😊
    Thank you,

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can experience Australian country living with native animals like kangaroos and many birds. If you have a car you can borrow my kayaks, SUP boards & enjoy some water time at a lake 30min away.
    We have lots of hills around which are great for fitness - walking, jogging or cycling. You can borrow a bicycle as well.
    You can also ride our horse if you’re experienced with horses😊

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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  • Help


    Help with housework & gardening, some building projects on our land

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Japanese: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Own furnished bedroom, share bathroom with my daughters and meals.

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  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    You can park your campervan/Motor home on the driveway or near garage

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    We have 2 friendly dogs but no fences to keep dogs in. If that suits you I’m open to another dog.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    20 hours per week you choose when

Host ref number: 683127156582

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