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AUSTRIA, Velden am Wörthersee

Austria, Kranzlhofen, Kärnten


There are no pets to look after


  • Period available: 2 months, 4 weeks
  • Starts: 11 January 2019
  • Ends: 11 April 2019


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About this assignment

Trustworthy, reliable, healthy and fit individual German speaking preferably, or someone like to learn or brush up their skills.

What responsibilities are required of the house sitter

Housekeeping, little maintenance and gardening up keep. Plus manage the change overs of our guests in the holiday apt below,
which won't be many during this period.

What are the good features of the property and location

It's in a summer resort in the beautiful area of Corinthia, AUSTRIA. 20 km from the Italian border and Slovenia. 2 hrs from Croatia. Velden has the most stunning lake that stretches for 20 km ending up in Klagenfurt the so called capital of Corinthia, The summer resort consists of numerous shops, bars, restaurants, hotels and the casino. It's only 2 km down from our place with ez access either by foot or car. Supermarkets are closed earlier out of season.

Our house as you can see is very open plan with beautiful surroundings and views. The top level of the house is reserved for the house-sitter/s and the bottom half is rented out for vacationers via with self-catering accommodation.

During the winter months the house is heated via a wood burning stove only which you will have to get from outside. This is the only source of heat but very efficient. Floor heating in the bathroom only.

During the winter months there is also many things interesting to do. Ice skating on the lakes above us, and a couple of local ski resorts, nearest being Gerlitzen, and the Dreiländer Eck ski slopes that lie on all three countries and endless more 50 miles away.

What does the house sitter need to consider before applying for this assignment

This would be a 3 or 4 month assignment. No pets. No vehicle. Train station Velden is 2 km away in the town. Easy walking to town. Trains will take you the town of Klagenfurt one way the other Villach and beyond.
We will be considering our previous interests from earlier this year.

Last updated: 12 October 2018

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