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Stunning British Columbia

Canada, Smithers, British Columbia


There are no pets to look after


  • Period available: 1 year, 5 months
  • Starts: 11 March 2019
  • Ends: 1 September 2020


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About this assignment

Caretakers. Small Family or Middle aged couple, some carpentry or staining/painting skills a plus . No pets!!!, Clean, honest, background check. If you have children no problem. This property is ideal for an active family or retired couple looking for a quiet secluded home in the woods. This is without a doubt one of the finest properties in the valley. Start time is somewhat flexible, we can discuss.

What responsibilities are required of the house sitter

There are no pets to take care of. The home is surrounded by nature so maintaining the outside of the home is the biggest responsibility especially in the spring and summer. Keeping the weeds down and maintaning the appearance of the property around the home.
There is a large wrap around deck which is exposed to the elements the decking is a composite material which requires no maintenance. The support beams around the deck and railings need annual care. Sanding, restaining and replacing rotted material. The main logs on the upper level need semi anual maintenance. The inside of the home is in mint condition and requires basic care. Shovel snow off large deck.

What are the good features of the property and location

160 acres over looking a famous steal-head river. Completely furnished.
Four bedrooms. In floor heating, two fireplaces. Secluded high end property. Stunning views. Wildlife, fishing, skiing, hiking, Town twenty minutes away. The town supports a population of 6k plus. There are plenty of restaurants, pubs and shopping. This area is known for outdoor sporting, lakes, rivers, mountains.
Internet and direct-TV service is installed and can be activated at your expense.

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

There is flexibility in the start and end dates. You must pay for half of the utilities or portion of. There are 2 fireplaces. Electric in floor heating. You will need to maintenance the home. No pets to take care of and you cant bring pets. You will need a four wheel drive vehicle during the winter months.

Last updated: 12 February 2019

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