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Mundubbera, Queensland

ID: 2ahp
Single-storey farm house in the country



Nearest major city:


Sitter required for:

21 Mar 2022 30 May 202270 days

Dates are flexible:

Flexible to discuss

Pet sitting required:

10 farm animals

Sitter's pets welcome:


Reply rating:

5 out of 5

About this house sitting position in MUNDUBBERA

Relief Caretaker Couple for 5,000 acre beef cattle farm in North Burnett Region

Grazing land Leased to Neighbor who lives off farm - your duties would therefore be Gardening, Maintaining Homestead, Looking After Chickens and Keeping an eye on our Horses and 10 cows (Details Below)

Rural Relief Caretaker/s (short and long term options available)

“Experience the real Australian Bush Life On this famous 6th Generation Family Cattle Station” Country Living Magazine

We have a 5,000-acre cattle property currently leased therefore sitters Duties relate to our Homestead upkeep and small Family Farm Sanctuary. Deepbank is in South-East Qld –Only 25 km from the nearest town of Mundubbera.

You have a beautiful 2-bedroom Self Contained Cottage to live in Rent Free and save money (Daily tasks are to be undertaken in return for a generous Accommodation/Cash Package including)

• ·Air conditioning

• ·Up to 20 gig Wi-Fi per month

• · Start 21st March 2022 (flexible)

• ·We are looking for someone with rural life experience

• ·Ideal for Active Pensioner Couple

• No Cats or Dogs we use low stress


1 English speaking

2 Drivers license

3 Must have farm living experience

4 Reliable

5 Diligent – ensure that the property is always clean, habitable, pleasing and safe.

6 Love Animals

7 Have a strong attention to detail. Since you will assume the role of homeowner whilst living on our property, You need to treat the place as such

8 Be a professional

9 Have References

10 Water, mow and maintain garden

11.Look after and keep Main house clean

We need an easy going cheerful and independent person/s.

For the right person/s this is a glorious opportunity


Your most important Role aside from these very basic tasks is “To Keep an Eye on Things” and “Breathe life into our Precious Family Oasis”

The Cottage is fully self-contained – The package comes with 20 Gigs of Wi-Fi a month (Flexible if you want more) plus Satellite Television.

It is fine to smoke outside – no-smoking inside any houses or interior vehicles

I have based this on Paying $125/week cash to Caretakers – in the event you are doing more – it can be stretched to $125 each (and is Negotiable for Additional Duties)

The most important thing on Deepbank is that everyone assisting me whilst I write or work here or away feel valued and respected

Key Daily Responsibilities when ‘on Duty’

• Water Plants at Big house

• Ride on mowing, basic gardening, whipper snipping,

Housekeeping Cleaning for main house

• Sweep and Mop twice a week (more if you need to as you use it / bathrooms and loo’s / restock any needed items – eg loo paper or soap – ask Melissa where)

• Check no mice especially in unused rooms (we have Animal friendly pest control)

• Wipe/Dust over all wooden furniture once a week in big room

• Keep kitchen fridge clean

• Cement Breezeway and Flagstones twice a week (more if you need to as you use it Leaf blower / and or industrial Vacuum Cleaner

Forward all Mail to me if I am in Tasmania – I will provide prepaid Expost Satchels that mail can be posted in ever week/fortnight

Some Testimonials

·“It really has been an incredibly enjoyable experience that has flown by too quickly. Everyone was so welcoming and thoughtful, and I will miss you all dearly.” Emma Mitchell

·“Thank you everyone for such a great Aussie experience. I have learnt and experienced so much and will miss this wonderful place.”–Laura Brown

·“When I started to work at Deepbank I did not know that I was going to fall in love with this big family.”–Valerie Gilbert

·“Since the first day here I felt like I was in a second home, with all you lovely people around.”–Sven Schaefer

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Home has external security cameras

Caravan space

Close to

Walking trails

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