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All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 12
Persons: 1 to 3
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 40652
Region: Western Australia

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Last Updated: December 11, 2017

Picturesque rural property located in the hills of Perth. Adjacent to the state forest so kangaroos can be seen in their natural environment.

10 minutes by car from town centre of Kalamunda, which is a 30 min drive east of Perth,in the hills.
Take a bus from Perth to Kalamunda and I will collect you.

Work 4-5 hours in exchange for food and accommodation.
Room available for couple or singles.
Accommodation for helpers is in a room separate to the house with bathroom and wifi.

Variety of fruit and nut trees, vegetable garden, peaceful environment.

I have small dogs ,worm farms, bee hives, free ranging kangaroos and diverse bird life.

You are welcome to park your motorhome here or use a tent if you prefer to camp.

I prefer mature people with practical ability, a good work ethic and initiative. Please tell me what practical skills you have and work experience.

Tasks include gardening and assistance with dogs, property care like cleaning, painting, mowing, pruning, landscaping. Taking part in recycling projects.

Care of dogs and is needed when owner is away for some days each weekend. Your presence at the property is needed on Saturday Sunday and Monday's when you will be needed to caretake the property and animals. Days off can be taken during the week.

This is a Non smoking property so non smokers please.

Cooking is part of everyday experience.
This is a vegetarian kitchen.
Days start with Breakfast at 7.00.
Task/ work hours can be split between morning and afternoon.
Days off can be planned into work days ie more hours in one day for a day off.

Visitors help prepare their meals and clean up after each meal. This time is not work hours.

Please have suitable clothing like a hat, covered shoes and sunscreen. I encourage you to wear a long sleeve shirt, like an old business shirt, for sun protection. A hat with a flyscreen net is also a good idea as you may find flys in Australia annoying!

If your English is not good please be prepared to spend more time on tasks as the host also has to spend time with you.

Mature travellers with sober habits and quiet disposition welcome.

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