Posted - 14 April 2022
Location -SUFFOLK, UK


Our clients are actively seeking an experienced Estate Manager for their residence in Suffolk.


The principals are an English, semi-retired, married couple in their 60s. The small estate is south of Stowmarket in Suffolk. An 8-bed Georgian, ex-rectory with two detached cottages for guests, outdoor pool, tennis court and pool house, and a detached 4-bed farmhouse with equestrian facilities set in 50 acres of paddocks, lawns, and formal gardens. It is located on the edge of a small village in a rural setting.


All the accommodation has recently been redecorated/refurbished. This is the full-time residence for the principals, and guests stay on average once a month (in normal times).


Core Duties/Requirements (however, not exhaustive):

  •  Responsible for maintaining the house and grounds to a very high standard
  •  Look after, walk, and pick up after dogs
  •  Excellent English preferred
  •  Clean driving licence – a car will be provided for business use, and occasional driving of principals’ cars to chauffeur them and their guests will be necessary
  •  Oversee security of the estate and act as first responder to alarms
  •  General property maintenance/handyman duties
  •  Manage petty cash
  •  Arrange and oversee tradesmen (incl. window cleaning, pool)
  •  Occasionally drive principals to/from airport/station/restaurant/etc
  •  Clean and generally look after cars (currently 3 plus staff car) and motorbikes (currently 2), arrange repairs/servicing
  •  Maintain stock of logs for open fires, lay/light/clear when necessary
  •  Monitor supplies and reorder where necessary
  •  Cover for Head Gardener as necessary and perform gardening duties

Days of work: Monday - Friday, working alternate weekends (days off in the week when working weekends)


Accommodation: A beautiful 2-bedroom detached house, furnished to a high standard with own garden. Water, broadband and council tax paid.



No dependants or pets.


Start date: Flexible


Salary: £35,000 pa live-in


Ref: EHS#4916


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