Virginia Classifieds: Part time Caretaker in Exchange for Rent on Cottage

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Part time Caretaker in Exchange for Rent on Cottage

Date Added: 3/8/2017
Posted By: Saranam Farm
Boston,   VA  
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We are seeking a couple to manage our small farm in exchange for rent on a cute cottage. Duties include full care of four horses five days a week and farm maintenance (mowing and caring for fields, identifying projects necessary for farm upkeep and working with owners to implement). Applicants must have previous farm management experience and significant horse experience. Owners are also interested in starting farm business to make property profitable, such as organic farming, "no spray" berries, or grassfed livestock, and will work with farm manager to support business and ensure profits are distributed.

Guest cottage is one bedroom/one bath with kitchen on two floors. Lots of closets, lovely original 1840's hardwood floors, large fireplace. Cozy, but comfortable for couple. Utilities included. Benefits include two weeks vacation/year. No salary is offered.

Applicants must be mature and responsible. No smokers. References, deposit, and health insurance required. Must be comfortable with young children being around. Child friendly and well behaved dogs and cats welcome. Farm is fifteen minutes to Culpeper, Sperryville, or Madison, forty minutes to Warrenton, and about an hour to Charlottesville.

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