Domestic Couple – Surrey


A country-loving, live-in couple is required for a shoot estate in Guildford, Surrey.

About the property:

The property is made up of a 7-bedroom, 7-bathroom house on a 300+ acre shooting estate with a number of outbuildings and cottages.


Security / Gardener / Handyman

You will be working alongside the Estate Manager who has been with the family for 40 years. You will assist him with:

  • The security of the entire estate
  • General gardening duties
  • Driving, airport runs, running errands, care of the household vehicles
  • Handyman duties (interior and exterior of the main house)

Cook / Housekeeper

Responsible for:

  • The hands-on cleaning
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Preparation of meals
  • Assisting with entertaining
  • Clearing up and serving of food/drinks
  • Keeping the house and other buildings on the property impeccably clean

Both should be responsible for the security of the property – monitoring CCTV, locking up the house and being around when the principal is away.

The candidates should

  • Have no dependants, or pets but be dog friendly
  • Be non-smokers with good and verifiable reference
  • Be fluent in English (reading and writing) and computer literate
  • Hold a UK driving licence and be a confident and safe driver
  • Be organised, discreet and proactive and be able to manage their own time and have an excellent eye for detail, have a good sense of humour and be down to earth

This role is suitable for a couple that love the rural life and are happy to be flexible.

Accommodation: Furnished 2 bedroomed (ensuite) accommodation attached to the main house but has its own front door.


Start Date: Immediate