All Year: Yes
Persons: 1 woman
Host ID: 79445
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Last Updated: July 29, 2019
Hello : )
We are a family of 4.
Ariel and I are 47 and our 2 daughters are 6 and 9.
I am into sustainability and yoga - working as business mentor at the moment.
Ariel is a musician (percussionist) who works in arts, events management and cultural diversity.
We live in a beautiful location 2 minutes walk to St Kilda Botanic Gardens and 10 minutes walk to the beach.
St Kilda is full of wonderful cafes / bars, people, close to lots of public transport and the beach (the bay, no surf here!)
We have a lovely, small house with 1 bathroom.
Accommodation for guests is up a small ladder on a mezzanine loft above our lounge room.
It is small, with a double bed - and whilst screened off, is not screened from noise below.
Our kids are up by 7:30am and it's hustle and bustle / breakfast and off to school by 9am.
Help involves 4 - 5 hrs a day. Mainly things like cleaning, cooking, babysitting, sanding, painting, gardening.
We can offer 7-14 days at a time.
When I was in my 20's and 30's I travelled to 30 countries and staying with locals was a highlight of each trip.
I still remember their houses (and trying to find their houses), and the conversations we had.
For me it was this beautiful sense that the world is full of kindness despite what you read in the news.
Unfortunately we can't take too many people - so please write to us if you:
* will enjoy living with a family
* don't sit on your phone all day : )
* are self-motivated and can cook (at least a bit)!
* don't mind waiting for the toilet
* don't mind sleeping in a small loft (up and down a ladder)
* don't smoke
* are a clean living type
Happy travels : )
Annette and Ariel