Hand Made House bush living in New South of wales, Australia.

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  • Last activity: 14 Mar 2023



 Min stay requested: 1 week or less



  • Description


    Our home has been handmade by us, and we have a window of time where we would love some workawayers join us to help do some easy maintainance. Our house is in the bush on the north shore of Port Stephens, 20 mins from surf beaches, 2 minutes from local beaches. Fantastic bush walks and quiet living is the key here.
    Looking for help with oiling our house and digging a few trenches- not too hard but fun and relaxing.
    namaste ૐ

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Adrienne and Uli have travelled extensively for a LONG time - me for 32 years - you get the pic......
    WE began building our hand made wooden house from SCRATCH over 25 years ago. We have incorporated antique doors and furniture from around the world. Visiting and living in this style of house is a fantastic experience and a great exchange for any chores done.
    We live in the bush so all meals are cooked at home, from scratch and we love sharing food and different cooking styles with our visitors and as an exchange ask visitors what is their favourite food and if they can perhaps cook it for us ( we provide the ingredients)
    The traditional owners of the land in the area we live is the "Worimi" tribe. We can show visitors special sacred sites and midden areas close by.
    Bennets beach and Myall lakes National park are abound with huge varieties of flora and fauna. Jimmys beach is fantastic for swimming.
    We have a bead shop "Vitamin Bead" which is full of treasures we collect as we travel around the world. Visitors can come to the shop and make their own beaded jewellery!

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Assistance with hardwood building maintenance, gardening, language, oiling wood, round home washing windows.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Bedroom available with private balcony overlooking a jungle of a backyard :) extra mattresses are also available for extra travellers!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    To get to our house from Sydney you will have to take a bus to either Karuah or to Tea Gardens, from where we will pick you up from.
    We have a myriad of interesting jobs in our humble abode, and there is an abundance of beautiful locations around and numerous things to keep you busy!

    Here is the link for the buses;
    Good luck and safe travels!

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours per day (max 25/week)

Host ref number: 852573157413

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