Live off the Land

Posted by matt on 11-01-21
Live off the Land

Frostfree Northfacing elevated but sheltered+terraced spot for a tiny house, 8 km off SH1, 20 min south of Whangarei. Power, Broadband available plus pumped Water from Spring. Other Buildings more than 100m away, so very private setting..

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Indefinite Share-Grower position. Put your roots into the ground and utilise a blank canvas of productive land.Live in new 1bdrm 45sqm cabin

Lifestyle Block Maintenance plus Income Potential

Owner of a lifestyle block is looking for an experienced person or couple who is into gardening/horticulture.

The spray-free property is on 12 ha north facing terraced land 20 km south of Whangarei. There is plenty of sheltered land and water available to develop crops based on your ideas and skills.

I live 100m away and am overseas for 7 months in winter. You would then live in the main house, look after my two cats Mr Muldoon and Mr. Nixon while I am away, so cat friendliness is essential.

The grounds maintenance involves lawn mowing, mulching, weeding, keep access road tidy and some other odd jobs (far less than a day over a week).

Over and above that there is already a few thousand dollars turnover annually from a small established banana crop and customer base ready for you to take over.  It has the potential for triple cropping area and output within 2+ years.

The ideal person or couple would be willing and keen to creatively apply their own gardening skills and develop ideas on the available land. This ideally involves permaculture principles on a long-term basis. As minimum give it a go until December 21 when I return. Someone who has got experience in horticulture, ambition, work ethic and willingness to bring a plan into fruition.

If this is you, then contact me to negotiate and discuss your ideas.

Definetely move in while I am still around to show you how everything works.

Ormiston Rd, RD8 , Whangarei

Lease Length 3 Years+
Power Connection
Water Connection
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