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Welshpool
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 0.25
Persons: 1/2
Category: Accommodation Business
Host ID: 30900
Country: Wales

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Last Updated: March 4, 2017

Adrian and I moved from the south of England five years ago and live in a comfortable house on the Welsh borders, 25 miles west of Shrewsbury. There is easy access to Snowdonia National Park and the Cardigan coast. This is a truly beautiful part of the country. While we are located in a rural area, it is not totally isolated. We are situated between two villages (3 miles each way!) and we can offer lifts to the nearest bus service (Berriew - 3 miles) or train station (Welshpool - 8 miles).

We also have a small cottage, which we operate as a holiday let - the website for the cottage is available for you to view.

We're looking for a someone to help us out, providing up to 4 hours a day with general gardening/maintenance work. Nothing too technical, just mowing, using a hedge trimmer, cutting back bushes, etc. Also we would like someone willing to help with general maintenance tasks - e.g. painting fences. If you can 'muck in' with helping to do changeovers for our holiday let, that would also be a plus, but is not crucial!

We would like you to have basic English at least, but we do have some language skills between us, including reasonably fluent German and some French. Also we are pretty well travelled and used to making ourselves understood, so hopefully we will get by whatever language you speak.

In return, we offer a comfortable room in our home (no ensuite sadly, but a new bathroom with a fantastic shower!), regular meals (we're not a restaurant, but you won't starve) good company and hopefully a pleasant experience. You may also bump into one (or more) of our 5 children (23-30) who occasionally visit. We also have WiFi and mobile access if you are on VodaFone.

Maximum stay 2 weeks, but happy to discuss all options and consider shorter stays if interested.

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