Couple Job

Location Other, France
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Job Number  50525
Created 17 December 2018

Couple Job


International client of Greycoat Lumleys are looking to hire a domestic couple to manage and ensure the smooth running of their Château located in the heart of Burgundy (1.5 hrs by TGV to Paris). The property is comprised of an 8 bedroom main residence and 3 separate houses inclusive of a pool house and a farm. This property is visited once per month by the owner and their family. The owners own dogs and sometimes will have horses on the property (no grooming nor related care required).


The ideal candidate will be dynamic, lovers of the French countryside and would speak conversational French to facilitate contractors engagement and supervision.


The role:

  • Housekeeping of the property

  • Carte of antiques, paintings and a vast wine cellar

  • General upkeep of the property

  • Facilities maintenance

  • General upkeep of the gardens (mow the lawn and supervise tree pruning)

  • Manage contractors and painters when required

  • Cooking of simple meals for the client (for larger parties – up to 20 people - the client will hire a professional cook)


The candidate:

  • English speaking with conversational French skills

  • Experienced and hands- on

  • Committed to working in rural settings


Accommodation: separate - on residence grounds

Salary: €4,000 net per month approx. - negotiable


Job ref no: 50525

Consultant: Elvie Tufariello Dakin

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