All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 16.2
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 19126
Region: South Australia
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Last Updated: July 12, 2017
***** Experience the MURRAY RIVER (4th Largest River in the World) *****
'RIVERVIEW RISE RETREATS' is a Luxury accommodation destination for Romantic Getaways on the Murray River in Mannum just 1 hour from Adelaide in South Australia. Mannum is a historic little town right on the river edge where many paddle steamers (paddle boats) were built 100 years ago. Today it's a country town with a population of 2,300+ people and is a tourist destination for people who enjoy the river,fishing and water sports.
As for us, Wink and I (Michael) own the business and work on the property. Wink is a real nature lover and has many native Australian animals, dogs, cats chickens, kangaroos and many different birds. I enjoy my vegetable garden, building and flying model aircraft, fishing and hunting.
We have olive picking coming up your help will be much appreciated.
We are always looking for energetic happy people to help out with:
* general gardening duties, weeding, grass cutting, tree pruning etc.
* assistance with animal feeding
* house painting
* general cleaning & maintenance.
Working hours are 5 hours per day, six days per week or as negotiated with Wink & Michael.
A large comfortable air-conditioned room in the main homestead or in Granny Flat with:
1.. DOUBLE bed
3.. Broadband internet
4.. Office Desk
5.. Private bathroom/toilet.
6.. Meals are at the main homestead. You will share in all cooking/food preparation activities. Help yourself to breakfast and lunch whereas the evening meal is by arrangement between all of us. Meal preparation and general housekeeping where you live is NOT considered Work time. It is part of normal living for all of us
7.. NO Smoking in the house!
CONDITIONS TO STAY:
1.. Keep your room clean and tidy at all times
2.. Be ready to Start Work at 9:00am
3.. We prefer Couples
4.. Must have own transport
When writing to us please tell us what you are capable of doing and if you have any special skills.
For your enjoyment, we also have a two-person Canadian Canoe that you are welcome to use on the river + a pair of Mountain Bikes to do some local exploring/fishing.
Hosts are friendly with a very casual attitude offering a flexible solution to your travel needs.
B E F O R E - you Contact us:
Please: Make sure your "PROFILE" on HelpX.net is up to date and has good pictures.
We need to know who we are inviting!!
We look forward to hearing from you!
Wishing you a wonderful day
Michael and Wink