Join our Family and help us around the house and enjoy a quiet and beautiful life in West Berkshire, United Kingdom


United Kingdom


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  • Description


    I am a professional Engineer and live with my daughter who is 12 years old currently at Senior School. We are sociable and friendly, we have some outdoor interests namely walking and swimming but also like to be home from time to time relaxing. We like to invite family and friends over for an evening dinner, walks, lunch or drinks. We like to explore and have national trust membership.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    Elderly Companion
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Language practice
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We can take you out to local places namely Windsor Castle and explore the surrounding beautiful countryside and houses namely Cliveden where Megan Markle stayed before her wedding. Let us know your interests and we will be pleased to guide and you are welcome to attend parties and or travel with us over weekends. I have a range of different nationality of friends, namely Greek Cypriot, Italian, Czech, Canadian, Indian, Pakistani, Danish, Norwegian, Polish and Portuguese.

  • Help


    I am looking for a lady to care for an active 12 year old girl. If you are musical and can teach an instrument, and also have an interest in home improvement including shed painting and gardening.

    My daughter enjoys arts and crafts and learning to play the piano. If time permits, I have a very simple back garden and patio which could benefit from some maintenance during the day and landscaping. Lastly, during the day an evening meal can be prepared andsome salad.

    We are looking for someone to join our small family, if the arrangement work well for both parties, this could become a long term hosting opportunity. However, we are pleased to host for a period of 3-4 weeks if a short visit to the UK is preferred, so dates that would work follow and if you would like to stay for a longer period, we can discuss this during a skype call/whatsup video. Please share your number or skype ID. The following dates in 2019 would be great:

    September 20th - October 23rd (5 weeks)

    My daughter attends a local school which she can walk to and from sometimes might require company. Driving is not essential but a good sense of humour is important. Haha!!

    Cooking is always encouraged, we like to experiment and will cook Thai, Chinese and Indian cuisine with, of course some fast food outings including Chinese or fish and chips. We look forward to meeting you and creating some happy memories with you.....

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    Languages spoken


  • Accommodation


    We have a detached home with a single bedroom available for a workawayer and one shared family bathroom with shower. There is room for storage and a clothes hanger available. If you have a car it can be placed in the drive and a bike can be stored in the garage. I have wifi available and washing machine, outdoor drying, fridge, freezer. The house is gas central heated with a thermostat. We appreciate your understanding of our family and will provide clear living guidelines upon arrival. We generally do not eat pork because we lived in the Middle East for a long period of time.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The area we live in is quiet and about 20 minutes walk down to the town. A bus service runs from the top of our Road and this can take you into town too. There is a fast train service into London Paddington (20-40 minutes) where you can enter central London for a tour. You can walk to town, to the woods and green open land within 10-15 minutes. There are local shops TESCO and Sainsbury close by. There is a Chinese take away 5 minutes from the home plus a newsagent, further down the Road there is a very good fish and chips. We have a small satellite library next to the local park with computer facilities and wifi. The churches are welcoming if you are interested and there are lots of local pubs near by and parks including National Trust woodlands.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

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    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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