North Georgia mountains

House Sitter Needed for Username: Nest12   


Posted or Updated: Apr 29,2015   Applications: 3

Blue Ridge
Georgia United States

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Jun 1,2015
For 6 months | Long Term

Mountain retreat with two dogs. Owners in Australia, requires overseeing cleaning staff once every month for a group from Atlanta. House has separate apartment for housesitter. Huge fenced garden, stream, organic neighborhood. House built as spiritual retreat. Sitters must have own source of income, pay their own utilities, have own vehicle. Unique home in ideal location for country living connected to Biodynamic Farm. Couple has opportunity to grow food for sale through the neighbor farm . Ideal for couple who wants a future in organic/biodynamic farming. CARETAKER DUTIES Keep property secure Feed, flea treat and walk dogs on our private country road (we provide food and flea medication and pay any vet bills) Mow small lawns and road way with riding mower Monthly Empty and fill pond with valve (easy) Weed Whip entrances and Labyrinth Wash, dry and fold sheets and towels after group rentals When needed minor repairs of toleits, leaky sinks, Oversee Cleaning crew before group rental (you are not the cleaner; groups pay a cleaning fee. Amy Adams is the cleaner) All veggie waste to compost Empty garbage and take to the dump (we pay dump fees) Mail packages, book orders, etc. (we reimburse you immediately) Forward important mail to the owners owners monthly with reports and chat Pay own electricity (we pay propane) Have current drivers license Have working vehicle

PERKS: Great 35 year Biodynamic Garden you can grow and sell veggies and flowers (with already built biodynamic compost pile); other fields for growing available. Great neighbors Meet fascinating guests and teachers; Have your own event or workshop for free once a year; centered between 3 white water rivers; 2 hours to Atlanta, Chatanooga, Greenville, Asheville, Knoxville. Can take occasional two days off as dogs will be fine; near John C. Campbell Folk School for courses and contra dancing .folkschool /; loads of elder homesteaders in the area to learn from; After 8 month position owners return for two months December and January-you can return to caretake and garden. Friendly owners

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