Young couple looking for help setting up our new country home & stable yard!

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Young couple looking for help setting up our new country home & stable yard!

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  • DescriptionWe have just moved into our new home & stable yard in beautiful Somerset, and are looking for workaways to help us get the place tidied up and improved!

    We have 4 horses, 2 foals and some goats - and the farm needs some maintenance to improve it for the animals.

    I run my own online based equestrian business from our home - and Dom splits his time working from home and London in finance. We are both young and active - with plenty of interests and hobbys to keep us busy!

    My father has temporarily based himself with us for the summer to help with all of our projects - he is very skilled in many things and is happy to share his knowledge with our workaways!

    We have 13 acres of land and have big improvement plans for the stable yard.

    We are looking for help with general DIY & maintenance, gardening and painting. Any experience with these skills is welcome - if you have brickwork or woodworking skills, that would be a bonus!

    We generally ask workers to work 25 hours per week (5 hours per day with 2 days off per week) but can be very flexible.

    Some upcoming tasks include:

    - Fencing
    - Garden clearing & tidying
    - Painting Stable Buildings
    - Helping to lay a new surface on the riding arena
    - Helping to install new equestrian facilities
    - Helping to lay concrete

    We'd love to host anyone with the love of outdoors and exploring new places!

    We can host either a couple, or 2 friends traveling together and we'd love to host you for a minimum of a week but would prefer 2-4 weeks.

    With some notice we would be able to host 2 couples or 4 friends staying together.

    All food is provided, with a help yourself breakfast, simple light lunch and home cooked evening meals at least 3 nights a week! We are happy to cater for all diets.

    We do ask that if you are a smoker you don't smoke in the house!

    We are a young worldly couple with plenty of interests and look forward to meeting new people from all around the world - or even just other parts of the UK!

    We are in a lovely part of the English countryside, so you would be able to experience English culture and get a taste of the English countryside.

    We have 4 horses, 2 foals and some goats - so you can have fun enjoying some cute animals too!

    We are keen to learn some languages, so would be happy exchange learning!

    I am a big foodie, and would love to learn cooking tips from different cultures - and would be happy to share any of my own.

    We have super fast Wifi, myself and partner both work from home already. We have a space you can work from if required!

    We have space for any type of camper/motorhome and can provide a hook up if required!

    Well behaved pets are welcome!
  • LocationUnited Kingdom, England, Somerset

  • Work
  • Type of work Animal care
    Building
    Gardening
    General maintenance
  • Hours per day We generally ask workers to work 25 hours per week (5 hours per day with 2 days off per week) but can be very flexible.
  • Work requirements: Only that you are keen to help!
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Send a message to inquire.
  • Duration of stay: We ask for a minimum 10 day stay
  • Maximum number of helpers: 4
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:All languages
  • Has pets? We have 4 horses & 2 new born foals
    3 cats
    Some goats
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: You will have your own double room in our seperate 2 bedroom Cottage next to the stable yard. It's got a lovely kithcem & spacious living/dining area.

    My father who is also helping us out, stays some of the time in the cottage - but isn't there all the time!

    There is free fast Wifi and space to work if you need it.
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