Idyllic family home in easy reach of London & Brighton. UK


United Kingdom

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  • Description


    We are a family of three, Steven, Jennie & our son Theo (13). Living in the small market town of East Grinstead, West Sussex. In easy reach if both London & Brighton.

    We live in a lovely period house which sits within an 11 acre estate of 31 houses which was once a Convent. It’s facilities include a heated outdoor pool and tennis courts and lots of lovely landscapes grounds.

    Our house was once the hospital wing of the Convent and has a large 100m garden which would have once provided the convent with food.

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  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Our house sits within a beautiful location of historical significance. We have hosted au pairs in the past and are used to providing language and cultural support to our visitors. We love the area & surronding countryside in which we live in and are keen to promote the local area with its many National Trust properties and outstanding countryside.

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    Gardening help required- We have a large established garden that has many established tress and borders that we struggle to keep on top off.

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    Languages spoken


  • Accommodation


    A private bedroom within our four roomed house. Food would be shared with the family wherever possible as a key part of our offer is to integrate with the family and learn from each other.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our town boasts a cinema, theatre and sports centre all within a 5 minute walk. Local shops have a great variety of independent stores boosted by some great coffee shops.

    Local tourist spots include the amazing landscape of Ashdown forest (birth place of Winnie the Pooh) , Standen house (art & crafts house) , Chartwell house (Winston Churchill’s home), Sheffield Park & the historic steam bluebell railway.

    London and it’s many tourist attractions are 1 hour away and the sussex coast 1 hours drive away.

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 515462755152