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Live In Couple Job

Location UK, South East England, Braintree
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £60K-£65K GPA
Job Number  96678
Created 20 October 2021

Estate Manager & Housekeeper Couple Job


A lovely client with grown up children require a hands on Couple to manage and maintain a 64 acre estate which includes landscaped gardens, a walled garden, fields and outbuildings.

The gardening team consist of  4 staff who will assist you in keeping the gardens and grounds to a very high standard - you will be required to manage the 4 staff on a daily basis - this is a role that requires you to be hands on 

As a Housekeeper you will be required to look after a 9 bedroom property - they have 4 children who are grown up and 1 at Boarding school and visit at weekends and holidays- you should have excellent attention to detail 

Estate Management Duties to include

Maintenance of Trees

Greenhouse and propagation of vegetables, flowers and herbs to supply family throughout the year



Lawns and weed suppression

Swimming pool

Dog and bird areas

Ponds and lakes

Irrigation systems

Estate buildings as required

Logs for fires

Agricultural machinery

 Lawn mowing

Shrub and tree pruning

Flailing of fields and paddocks

Fire laying

Forward planning of annual and regular work

Housekeeping Duties

Cleaning house



Cutting and arranging flowers for house

Driving duties to occasionally assist with children’s school runs

Feeding dogs, chickens, kestrel and falcon.

The family are looking for self-starters, good team players and who can be flexible in their duties - they are looking for non smokers and both to drive 

Working Week - 5 days per week - to include weekends

Accommodation - A separate 2 bedroom property attached to the house - suitable for 1 pet 

Salary -  £60K-£65K gross per annum combined

Start Date- November/December 2021

Responsible Consultant- Hannah Mckeown

Job ID - 96678

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