Help us sort our garden and house in lovely County Wicklow, Ireland



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    Fedor, my husband, and I live on the fringes of Arklow, a small coastal town on the east coast of Ireland. Our house looks towards the sea and we are minutes from the beach.
    We both worked for the NHS in Scotland and moved to Ireland in 2018 after we retired. We are now keen to get our house and our garden in order and are keen to work with others to do this.
    This is a lovely location and will really suit people who want to visit Ireland and be close to lovely countryside, the coast as well as only one hour south of Dublin, with good public transport links.
    We love travelling and meeting people from other places and will go out of our way to make people feel at home and get the best from their stay here.
    We do not need people with expertise but just those who are willing to help out with some gardening, out door work and house maintenance such as painting etc.
    We also look for people who are willing to housesit occasionally.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    People staying with us will learn more about Ireland and its culture and history. They will also learn about the landscape and wildlife of the area. We can take people on guided walks and cycle rides in the area and introduce them to various other activities and entertainment in the area. We have one cat who loves being with people. We also have paying guests staying which will provide opportunities for meeting people from other countries too.

  • Help


    General work in the garden such as grass cutting, weeding, digging and pruning. Occasional help with projects such as laying patio slabs and woodcutting. Help in the house with painting and decorating.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Beginner

    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


    You will have your own bedroom and bathroom. We have two sitting rooms with TV. Internet access is fast and unlimited. We will provide food and will cook dinner each night. There is space and access to kitchen if you will prefer to cook for yourself.

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    • 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

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 977984881482