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House Sitting Ad #106386

 
Property facilities

WiFi, Pool/spa, Cooling, Washing machine, Room for caravan, Netflix, BBQ, Kids Welcome, Pet(s) welcome, if compatible

Neighbourhood facilities

Nearby: Restaurant / Cafes, Parks, Fishing / Boating, Local shops, Doctor

Garden / Lawn Care

No

Join to Reply Berry Springs, NT

Date: 2 Sep 2019 - 3 Oct 2019
Length: 31 days
Applications close 1 Aug 2019
Property Type Farm House
Animal Types Bird(s), Chicken(s)
Response rating:
Owner: Heidi
Posted in the last 30 days

Sitter is required to care for our little hobby farm:

Enjoy a tropical retreat with a relaxing tropical style garden (irrigated but requires some changing of valves)
Irrigation is the main focus for September
In-ground pool
3-bedroom 1 bathroom semi-elevated house
Generally:
Morning rounds take 30-45 mins for 1 person
Evening rounds take about 30 mins for 1 person.
Written instructions will be left to cover all animal and garden care requirements.
We are looking for a sitter(s) that understand our animals are of high importance and need to be cared for with respect to their well-being. We are looking for someone who will feel comfortable with the responsibility of caring for our little hobby farm while we enjoy a long-awaited break.
The house has:
Fans and air-con in each room
Wireless NBN (good enough to watch Netflix)
Back-up generator, just in case there is a power outage (not likely in September)
Located near:
Many fishing spots
Day trips to Litchfield NP
Day trip to Adelaide River
5 mins to Territory Wildlife Park
5 mins drive to Berry Springs nature park (natural spring)
7 min drive to local shops & tavern (great meals)
40 min drive to Darwin
We do get Coles/Woolworths deliveries as an option

Pets & farm animals

3 cockatiels 40+ chickens including a couple roosters (friendly) 3 pigs (friendly)

House Tasks

Feeding and watering the animals (enough food will be provided) Collecting chicken eggs Ensuring health of chickens is monitored Watering the garden (irrigated on timer but requires valve changing) Harvesting from vegetable patch (auto irrigation) Minor repairs to irrigation system if required

Property facilities

WiFi, Pool/spa, Cooling, Washing machine, Room for caravan, Netflix, BBQ, Kids Welcome, Pet(s) welcome, if compatible

Neighbourhood facilities

Nearby: Restaurant / Cafes, Parks, Fishing / Boating, Local shops, Doctor

Garden / Lawn Care

No

General location - Rural/Regional NT

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