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Couple Job

Location UK, Scotland, Appin
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  89520
Created 14 October 2020

Live in Couple Job, Argyll, Start ASAP

Greycoat Lumleys are seeking a proactive Couple for a family run Estate in Argyll. The estate is only used by the family and their guests.  The estate consists of a 13,000 acres with 200 cattle and is set in the beautiful Argyll countryside. There are two 2 hydro-electric units and the main activities are fishing and shooting. This position will suit a couple with experience of stalking, working on a farming/sporting estate and housekeeping. The owners are very likeable people and they are keen to find a couple to stay with them for a number of years.

There are a number of properties on the estate, some privately rented and some for staff working on the estate. The owners stay at the property approximately 6 times a year for up to 15 days at a time. The extended family also stay on the estate in the lodge and other properties. The role will be busy for the housekeeper/cook when the owners are in residence and they can spend the rest of their time in the quiet periods deep cleaning and keeping on top of other duties.

Duties include:

  • All aspects of farming – feeding the animals
  • Stalking and related duties (experience is essential)
  • Maintenance of machinery
  • Ensuring the Hydro is in full operation
  • Clearing leaves from the guttering
  • Cutting the grass
  • Using a chainsaw
  • Operating a digger
  • Fishing – increasing this within the estate
  • Housekeeping
  • Cleaning main lodge and second property
  • Ironing
  • Cooking for the family – simple food
  • Gardening – sit on lawn mower
  • Shopping locally
  • Driving owners and family to and from the airport (Edinburgh)

Start: ASAP

Accommodation: Provided - 2/3 bedroom cottage (built in the last 3 years) 

Council tax and utility bills would be covered by the Couple 

Salary: Excellent (depending on skills and experience)

Responsible consultant: Katie – katie@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

Job Number: 89520

Due to the high volume of applicants, we are not able to respond to everyone that applies.

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