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Hosts in BC, Islands (124) - Page 10 of 13


Town or City: Mansons Landing
All Year: No
Area (ha):
Persons: 2
Category: Other
Host ID: 51954
Region: BC, Islands

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Hello! Me (Susana) and my partner Lyle will start to build our tiny house next May. We live in this amazing island in the province of British Columbia, Canada, called Cortes. It is a small island, very beautiful, where Nature is present all around. Until now we were living between a motor-home and a camper, both on the property. We already have a trailer to build the tiny house on top of it, and we want to start building it on May 2017. We are looking for someone who has experience as a carpenter, who can be flexible and adaptable, with good mood and willing to share some time with us.

We are thinking to be working on the tiny house from 8am to noon, and then you will have all the rest of your day free, to enjoy the beauty of this amazing place!

Cortes island is a very beautiful place, located on the Discovery Islands. Our property is located on the south end of the island, the best place to be. You can walk to Smelt Bay beach, the nicest sandy beach on the island, where you c... more inside

        



Town or City: Duncan
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 11
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 12005
Region: BC, Islands

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Hello!
We are a family with 3 kids running an extensive organic garden on a farm and a Boat and RV detailing business. We are growing 29 different summer vegetables, and we will be growing about 17 winter varieties.
Our new location is in magic Cowichan Valley.

Tasks on garden include seeding, transplanting and weeding in preparation for summer garden. We have rabbits that we keep for meat.... for pleasure finally.
Summer time is our busiest time on the year also some help will be ask to supervise our 3 kids.
We wish people enjoy family life and wish share with us life experience.

We speak English and French at home.

We are situated within walking or biking distance to the Duncan, with beautiful mountain views. There are also many hiking and biking trails on the island, and opportunities for kayaking and canoeing. Cowichan Valley is known for its many artisans and artists, many of which are open to visits! The community here is diverse and welcoming.

During your st... more inside

            



Town or City: Saltspring Island
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 100
Persons: 3-4
Category: Non Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 52263
Region: BC, Islands

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We are an isolated waterfront farm in Musgrave Landing, Salts Spring Island. Accessed mainly by boat, it makes it very "rural", there are no stores without getting in a boat or a hour truck ride. Only nature. We could use some help maintaining the garden, orchard, buildings. accommodation is a nice private house. good trails, nice beach. lots of seafood.



Town or City: Denman Island
All Year: Seasonal from May 2017
Area (ha): 2.75
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 24426
Region: BC, Islands

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We would enjoy having one or two people to help us around the property . We need help with grounds clean up, weeding and gardening, painting, and minimal maintenance.

We live on 7 oceanfront treed acres. Our acreage and dwelling are totally non-smoking and no drugs are allowed. Your accommodation consists of a private bedroom, bathroom and shower. Although attached to our house, your accommodation has its own entrance. We are located close to walking trails.

Meals are shared - help in cooking would be appreciated. Our meals consist mostly of organic fruits and vegetables, wild fish and free range naturally fed chicken.

For information on Denman Island and ferry schedule:

http://www.denmanislandinfo.com/

http://www.bcferries.com/schedules/northern/vidi-current.php


      



Town or City: Denman Island
All Year: No
Area (ha): 2
Persons: 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 8534
Region: BC, Islands

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Our beautiful farm is located on a gentle south facing slope on Denman Island. We are a short walking distance to wilderness lake, ocean beaches and miles of hiking trails. We are primarily an apple orchard growing over 40 varieties apples in total, plus some pears, plums, quince, grapes and nuts. We also have a large veggie garden and greenhouse. We sell the majority of our harvest at farmers markets. In the fall we would need help with the harvest and selling at various farm markets. During the rest of the year we can use help with regular farm maintenance such as firewood, gardening, fruit thinning and greenhouse planting. Visitors should be non smokers. We have comfortable accommodation in a self contained house, with equipped kitchen, suitable for 2-3 people. We usually work 20 to 30 hours a week depending on work load. We have bicycles and hi- speed wifi.
We look forward to hearing from you. We are 10 min. ferry ride from Buckley Bay on Vancouver Isl. and can pick you up at ... more inside

  



Town or City: Salt Spring island
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 46817
Region: BC, Islands

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We have a two acre property on beautiful Salt Spring island. There are many opportunities for arts events, hiking and water sports. We are a family of three with high tech and creative arts interests. My husband has a software company that needs help with online marketing and sales generation. I have an art business that needs photographic archiving done, assistance with social media posting and online marketing. Helpers will have a private room with use of shared bathroom. We are interested in welcoming a single or couple with skills in photography, online marketing, office administration.

    



Town or City: North Saanich
All Year: Spring/Summer/Fall
Area (ha): 0.8
Persons: 1 or 2
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 45617
Region: BC, Islands

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We are a couple with a 14 month old toddler who loves to laugh and play!

We run an edible landscaping & ecological landscape design business as well as co-manage 2 acres of land with roughly 1/2 acre under production of fruit trees, berry bushes, herbs, flowers, veggies and perennial veggies.

We share the 2 acre homestead with another couple, whom we rent our suite from. There are two cats, 12 chickens and a dog on the property. We are 10 mins from Sidney BC, the Victoria Airport, and the ferries, and 40 mins from Victoria BC.

What You Can Expect
- to be treated with respect and dignity
- you will learn a lot about growing in our climate (pacific northwest) as well as permaculture design
- good quality (mostly) local and organic food
- a queen size bed in a private cabin with power, heat and small wood stove. The cabin also doubles as an office for our business some days we may request access from 9am-5pm.
- a beautiful property with an outdoor kitchen, a concrete ar... more inside

      



Town or City: Quadra Island
All Year: yes
Area (ha): 4.5
Persons: 1 or couple
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 17501
Region: BC, Islands

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We are looking for one person or a couple to help on our farm.
We are a family of 3, living on a rural acreage with a small flock of dual purpose sheep, a pony, a dog and a cat. We always seem to have lots to do here and could really appreciate some help. We live about 30 minutes by car from the nearest store, inn and post office. It is a five minute walk to various lovely west coast beaches and a 10 minute drive to a cluster of beautiful inland lakes, that are fresh and good for boating (kayak,canoe) and swimming. It is very quiet here except for the occasional wolf howl or barred owl hoot. Of course, there are lots of birds, newts, frogs and other creatures that share our space, so you would enjoy being here if you are interested in nature. We live near a stand of first growth fir trees. There are good hiking trails and island beaches.
We are in the process of finishing an addition onto our house and are at the shingling stage, and are also building raised beds, a green hous... more inside

            



Town or City: victoria
All Year: Yes
Area (ha):
Persons: 1
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 40301
Region: BC, Islands

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Hi, we are a family of 4. We have a 6 year old daughter and a 4 year old son. My husband is in the Navy, so he is often away. I could use an extra set of hands around the house for some household duties and help with the kids. I also run a small in home daycare with 3-4 extra kids.

Our dream is to buy acreage and start a small hobby farm. we live a healthy, active lifestyle, spend lots of time outside and enjoy doing outdoor activities together as a family. We also have a large, but very friendly dog, Stella.

      



Town or City: Quadra Island
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 4.5
Persons: 1 or a couple
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 28509
Region: BC, Islands

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We are a small family looking for help on our farm. Both out and indoors, doing firewood, post holes and fencing, prepping the spring garden,pruning, animal care and some building. Carpentry skills would be an asset. Indoors may include painting and housekeeping. We live in beautiful place on Quadra Island with beaches and lakes nearby surrounded by woods and quiet. A good place for bird watching, painting, photography and observing nature. There is good hiking, diving spots, kayaking and swimming or just relaxing at the local beach. We offer a cozy but small studio separate from our house, for helpers to stay in. We are looking for help for the duration of 2 weeks.

            

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