House Sits - Kindred Spirits House Sit or Swap

House Sit Available

A real ‘Out of Africa’ experience for an adventurous nature loving couple.
House TypeHouse
House SettingRural
Beds Available4
Vehicle Exchange AvailableOffered
Children OkNo
Garden Care RequiredNo
Preferred Vegan/vegetarianVegetarian
Companions at HouseNone
Non-vegetarian companion at HouseNo

A small estate on the edge of a large lagoon 40 km to the SE of Maun (the map has us in the wrong place), the gateway to the Okavango Delta. Wild life right by us includes; many hippos, occasional elephants, wild dogs and leopards. Incredible bird life. Quite often hear lions roaring but not close by.

On the estate is a thatched stone built house (3 bedrooms, including one dressing room and one office). A separate thatched library and bar. Private guest accommodation with en-suite. All set in landscaped tropical gardens a young lemon and orange grove, a small banana plantation, large vegetable garden. Fresh organic produce available for sitters. We grow, sweet potatoes, new potatoes, sweet peppers, tomatoes, squash, marrows, courgette, kale, beans and just starting with carrots. Pontoon House Boat on private jetty with cabin and bar. Gardener and housekeeper (total 45 man hours a week) all paid for by the owners. No animals apart from the wild ones.

Main sitting duties are to manage the staff, run and maintain the systems and provide security for the estate. Applicants should be experienced in living remotely and off grid. Capable of maintaining pumps, generators, complex solar systems and swimming pools. Also experienced in living and managing staff in Africa.

For further details including management notes please message us via this site.

Botswana, Near Maun, In the bush
From – April 15, 2019
To – July 15, 2019
Flexible Dates – Yes

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