Live In Couple Job

Location Taunton, South West England, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £50,000-£55,000 GPA
Job Number  56014
Created 15 January 2020

Live In Couple Job, Somerset


A fantastic role for an old client of Greycoat who are looking for a Live In Couple to look after their weekend residence in a beautiful rural location in Somerset


The family of 3 are at the property most weekends and also spend more time there during the school holidays


They are a very informal family who have employed staff for a number of years, they employ a full-time Head Gardener who also lives on the estate, you should be happy to work as a team.


The property is a large 5 bedroom house with a 2 bedroom guest cottage that sits in 70 acres of land made up of woodlands, paddocks and parkland.

They are looking for a Gardener to work alongside the Head Gardener and assist with all general garden maintenance duties to include but not limited to:

Lawn care, strimming, hedge cutting, maintaining a vegetable garden, weeding, pruning, chopping wood, cleaning gutters, driveway and patio areas as well as cleaning the house cars as an ad hoc duties.


You’re not required to have extensive plant knowledge as you can learn from the Head Gardener however you should have basic knowledge and have experience using large garden machinery and be happy to work outside in all weathers! Ideally you will have a chain saw certificate or at least used one


Housekeeper role will include cleaning, washing and ironing. The client has very high standards and is looking for a highly efficient housekeeper who is very organised and will keep the house immaculate.

A cleaner also helps once a week.


You will be responsible for Security of the estate on the 5 days you work and also looking after the family dog.



Accommodation 2 bedroom 2 bathroom separate cottage will be provided on the estate which is situated at the back of the main house – it’s furnished. Dog and Cats welcome

Start date January 2020

Days 5 days per week – working weekends and days off during the week on a Tuesday and Wednesday

Drivers Ideally both to drive but essential one is a driver – Car for work use provided

Salary £800 -£850npw combined


Consultant – Hannah Mckeown – Greycoat Lumleys job reference 56014


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