If you are looking for down time from travelling and need to find your feet for a while, Sandy Beach is the perfect place to do it. We are a fun loving, easygoing, family that live beachfront in quiet seaside town on the East Coast of Australia. Our Family is made up of Karina and Dave (mum and dad) and kids Lila 11 and Olive 7. We own and run the only shop/cafe in the small town so are busy working and need a little help on our coastal acres, in the gardens, around the house. The shop is directly opposite the beautiful Sandy Beach about 15 minutes north of Coffs Harbour in New South Wales. Our home is on a small acreage about 300m down the road. We would love to have someone join our family and experience this amazing Coastal life style. Tasks include digging gardens, mulching, planting seeds, getting the kids ready for school and onto the bus, general cleaning of house and washing, when needed, general maintenance, painting and cooking. -we are looking at making the property self sufficient, we love permaculture and trying to live sustainabaly. There is also the option to live at the shop, for the right person, to help with general maintenance / painting and general duties around the place.
If you love the ocean, permaculture, surfing, snorkeling, exploring coastal beaches, cooking or fishing, Going for walks, watching the sunrise or gardening, then this is the perfect place to land and call home for a little while. Happy to except a couple if they are both willing to help out and can work independently.
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Travellers can become part of our family and do all the things we do. Fishing, surfing, beach walks. Learn to read the ocean and its tides and currents which is a vital tool when travelling Australia. They can learn to cook a good Aussie BBQ and learn all about our local Flora and Fauna. THere is the option to learn how to make great Coffee in the cafe if interested.
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
We are in need of someone to help around our small coastal acreage and with the everyday running of our busy household. General House hold duties, help getting kids to school, general maintenance, cleaning, gardening and occassional cooking although I love cooking so wont need to be often.
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At the house you will have your own space away from the children with queen bed and separate bathroom, at the shop you have your own Air conditioned room with a double bed and own bathroom with shower and toilet attached to the garage. There will be basic cooking facilities in the room. Dinners will be included and cooked by me 5 nights a week and our travelers are welcome to join us for dinner each night.
We are situated on one of the most scenic coast lines of Australia. Bush Walks, camping, National Parks are all a stones throw away as well as Shopping, restaurants, cafes, pubs and tourist attractions like the big Banana are a short bus trip to Coffs Harbour or Woolgoolga. Bus stop is situated across the road from the accommodation and run regularly.
We are a NO Smoking household.
Long Stay available for the right person.
Must be happy, polite, clean and easygoing.
We have live music and pizza on Friday nights which is a great way to meet the locals.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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