Beautiful property with garden and chickens in Gibsons, Canada



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  • Description


    We are a family of four on 6 acres of land, 4 of which are forest. We are all musicians. Our place is beautiful and has 12 fruit trees, chickens, a creek and a pond and is in the wonderful community of Roberts Creek on the ocean, a 40 minute ferry ride from Vancouver. We are looking for someone with building experience for various building projects , such as a picnic table, an outhouse, a cabin and a fence or someone with gardening experience. Cooking skills an asset as well.,
    We also have a spot for an RV, camper van or other travelling structure, with water, sceptic and electricity hookup right next to a beautiful creek.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Roberts Creek is a wonderful community nestled between the ocean and the mountains, with many gardening and outdoor enthusiasts, as well as artists and musicians. Our family is musically active in the community. I speak French, English, Spanish and German and am an avid gardener. Our goal for our place is to be a haven for plants and animals, as well as a cultural hub, with garden concerts and art shows.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We need people who can help with pruning, planting, weeding, harvesting and/or building a shed, an outhouse, a tent platform, a fence, maintaining fencing and plant supports, mowing the lawn, fix things, cook meals occasionally.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    I am a Simultaneous Interpreter and have a deep love for languages.

  • Accommodation


    Room with balcony in the house. We can share meals and take turns cooking

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    This place is for hikers/bikers/swimmers/kayakers/
    and for artists/musicians and progressively minded people.
    We are looking for healthy people in heart and mind who embrace a holistic view and like to share. No cigarette smokers please and no dryer sheets or generally toxic products

  • 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

    I work from home 2-3 hours a day, generally between 10 am and 1 pm, so anytime outside those hours the internet is moderately used and is fast

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Right now we have a big, beautiful room with balcony in our house that is free (queen size bed). There is also lots of room to park an RV or other travelling vehicle. We have electric, water and sceptic hookup ready to go at a great spot next to the creek

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 851711525191