Our small farm, 5 llamas, 12 chickens need your care in our absence!

House Sitter Needed for Username: gb_hc_travel   

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Posted or Updated: Nov 3,2023   Reviews (1)   Applications: 2

Gordons Beach, Western Communities, Sooke/Victoria
Otter Point,British Columbia Canada

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From: Dec 15,23  
To:      Feb 29,24
Days:  77, Medium Long Term To be confirmed

Energetic capable couple with experience, needed for approximately 77 days, from Dec  - Feb 29 2024 to look after our small farm and animals.  

Beautifully situated on Vancouver Island BC Canada, overlooking Gordon's Beach, Otter Point, 10km along the West Coast Road, from Sooke.   From Victoria -  60 mins - 40 km.

Sunny, private, modern home on small llama farm on 10 forested acres.   

Magnificent ocean views and sunsets.   5 min walk to a great beachcombing beach.  West coast hiking trails and other beaches close by.     

Good restaurants within driving distance to choose from, for takeout as well.  

Our farm animals include:-

12 Chickens, that are free range.  Let out in morning and locked up at night.  Fed and watered daily.    Once a week cleaning required.

5 Llamas.   One male and three females and one juvenile male.   You need to give grain each day and check their hay and water    The females small loafing barn is cleared each day of poop from the night before - easy to do.   Male llama barn no cleaning required.

If possible an in-person meeting would be appreciated, beforehand.    Possible vehicle could be supplied.

House Sitter Feedback / endorsements (1)

“ One Of Our Favourite Housesits! ”

Sit Dates Nov-8-21 - Nov-23-21 Sitter BlueWorldNomads, Member Since Dec-8-16

Basil and Glenys's llama farm is by far one of our favourite housesits. Glenys and Basil were so welcoming, accommodating and flexible with all the arrangements and we immediately felt right at home.

Their home is beautiful and comfortable with an incredible ocean view - we were lucky enough to see a few whales. Cady the cat is super affectionate and friendly and the llamas are equally cute and irresistible. Even some of the chickens like to get their backs scratched!

The llamas and chickens are very low maintenance and only require about one hour of feeding and cleaning in the morning and a quick head count and egg collection in the evening. The rest of the day can be used to explore the fascinating area and relax on the gorgeous property. We are looking forward to the next opportunity to house and pet sit for Basil and Glenys.

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