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All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 20
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 20454
Region: Tasmania

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Last Updated: March 7, 2019

We are currently looking for a couple or two friends who would help David with outside work clearing paddocks. This usually involves pulling out gorse and scrub with a tractor or excavator and then piling the debris into heaps and burning it up. Ideally you would work 25 hours per week over 3 or 4 days and have the rest of the week free with use of a car for sightseeing and exploring.

We are a couple in our late 50s who have 3 adult children who come and go leaving us with spare bedrooms most of the time. We have a large, comfortable home on 20 hectares on the outskirts of Launceston. We run horses, some of them ours and some that are agisted here. We also have a large garden area. We would welcome short term helpers who would help us in the paddocks and the garden and possibly with some painting and maintenance tasks. A stay of a couple of weeks would be good and we are happy to accomodate a single or couple.
We have had several helpers before and have enjoyed having them very much.
If you stay with us we will feed you well, not overwork you, show you around and give you access to a vehicle when possible.
We often spend a few days on the East Coast where we have a holiday house.

reviews (8)
Helper: Isis Chomette Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: April 14, 2019
I'm late... Sorry ! We had a great stay with my friend Marie in February. Th... view complete review

Helper: Tim Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Canada Date: April 27, 2018
I stayed at David's and Jane's for about a fortnight in February and I'm happ... view complete review

Helper: Amelie and Jonathan Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: February 16, 2018
I put 5 stars because unfortunately we can not put more! We just stayed thr... view complete review

Helper: Alexander Thieme Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Sweden Date: July 26, 2017
This review is long overdue, but better late than never right? :) I spent ... view complete review

Helper: Flavie and Guillaume Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: France Date: April 29, 2016
We only stayed 10 days at Jane & David's house but it was a really great expe... view complete review

Helper: Janine and Robin Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Germany Date: February 27, 2016
Jane and David were looking for somebody to have a look after their premises,... view complete review

Helper: Raphael Gueulette Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: Belgium Date: September 24, 2015
This was my first HelpX experience and that was a really good one. Jane and D... view complete review

Helper: Aidan Sutcliffe Profile: hidden - premier members only
From: United Kingdom Date: June 4, 2015
As this was my first helpx experience I was not sure what to expect but I was... view complete review

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