Couple wanted for General maintenance, gardening, help in the house, West Sussex, England


United Kingdom

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    We are a busy family in West Sussex overlooking the beautiful South Downs. We have two children 11 years and 9 years, chickens, a dog, and three sheep. We are looking for a couple or individual to help out generally with gardening and maintenance, and some help in the house when too wet outside. We live in a beautiful place with fields and a lovely garden. We are 4 miles from two little towns and you can catch a bus to Petersfield which is a really lovely town. We need help for between 2-3 weeks, we are flexible and would like 5 hours help a day in return for board and lodging.
    I am a part time English Teaching assistant and look after the home and the children. My husband has a building renovation company in London and has an office here. Our children are at school all day.
    We can offer a wonderful English experience and a memorable experience of life with an English family with lots of laughter in a lovely place.

    We also have granny living in a little annexe attached to our house and she needs help sometimes, jobs like filling her log basket or a little shopping.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Help in the house
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    With us you will learn a lot about life with an English family and improve your English language. WE love the outdoors and walks and fun outside. WE are easy access to London and plenty of interesting places to see.

  • Help


    We really need help with general maintenance, gardening, and house help. Some projects outside with Tom like making a fence, planting a hedge or some trees. In the house we need help washing, cleaning and sometimes helping with mealtimes.
    Need to be practical and adaptable.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, French and Spanish

  • Accommodation


    Private bedroom. We will provide three meals a day.
    Looking for 1 volunteer or a couple.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Buses can be caught from the village nearby to Petersfield. Trains to London are great from Petersfield. We are looking for a couple who can fit in with our family life and generally help out with so many things we never seem to get time to do and need doing and helping with our bed and breakfast guests. Enjoy being in the English Countryside.
    Beautiful walking on the South Downs Way and from our house. Amazing views.

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days

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