Island Home in the Saint John River near the Bay of Fundy

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Island Home in the Saint John River near the Bay of Fundy

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  • DescriptionI live on a mostly wooded island in the Wolastoq/Saint John River on the outskirts of the historical Saint John in beautiful New Brunswick on the Bay of Fundy. I'm just a short walk away from a sandy beach, where I swim every day from June to September.

    There are countless trails here, a lighthouse, deer, fireflies, blue herons, eagles, porcupines and other wildlife at my doorstep, but I'm also not too far from the historical City of Saint John.

    I own rental properties, which are rented out to longer term tenants and also as airbnb and I'm looking for help with general household maintenance that would involve things like cleaning, some yard-work, small simple repairs or painting in the rental properties as well as in my own home.

    I'm also a backyard beekeeper and an avid sourdough bread baker, so if you're interested in exploring the world of bread making and/or that of honey-bees, I'd be(e) :) happy to share what I know.
  • LocationCanada, New Brunswick, Saint John County, Saint John

  • Work
  • Type of work General maintenance
  • Hours per day 2-3 hours a day
  • Work requirements: Can-do attitude and positive outlook on life :)!
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Send a message to inquire.
  • Duration of stay: A week or two would be great but I'm flexible and we can work something out depending on your plans and needs and my availability.
  • Maximum number of helpers: 2
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:English, Czech, passive knowledge of Russian
  • Has pets? I have an extremely friendly Mountain Bernese Dog Lucy.
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: Fully furnished private bedroom with queen size bed, bedding and towels provided, kitchen, bathroom and the rest of the house are shared either with host and/or with other travellers/guests.
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