Experience the rural lifestyle.. we have a keen desire to produce most of our family's food, and create a space that works with nature - we are committed to create a workable lifestyle farmlet in Waitoki, Auckland, NZ (which is about a 25min drive from Auckland City - in no traffic!)
We are a social family of five looking to welcome people into our home to help with all the commitments that come with owning 10 acres, a dog, 3 cats, sheep, cows, chickens, an orchard, a horse arena, a couple of barns, two ponds, lots of fences, even more weeds and a never ending procession of 'good ideas'
Please let us know what dates you are available and how long a stay you are looking for so we can see if we have availability.
Please note we only take couples (in a relationship - not friends).
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
We are looking for helpers to assist in maintenance around the property such as: mowing, weeding, painting, digging, building projects, fencing, inside house cleaning, cooking meals, gardening... depending on weather and what needs doing!
We offer a clean and tidy separate studio that includes: A bedroom with a queen size bed, lounge and own bathroom. The lounge opens onto a patio with a lovely view over the property. We have free Wifi available from the main house. The studio needs to be cleaned when you leave.
You will need a car to get around as we are rural, so no bus stops. We are about 5kms off the main bus route and about 15 minutes drive away from supermarkets, movies, shopping mall etc.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day
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