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Live-in Houseman

Somerleyton, Suffolk

The company

Somerleyton is a 5000 acre estate in north Suffolk, encompassing an impressive Victorian mansion, and 12 acres of gardens. The estate is open to the public from Easter through to October, with additional private events being held during the winter months.


The job

As Houseman you will assist the family within their home, completing a variety of tasks including light maintenance, floor polishing, pressure washing, moving furniture, security, driving, tending to domestic animals, vehicle care, household inventory, working closely with gardeners and housekeepers.


What you'll need

Proven experience working in a private household environment, as Houseman or House Manager

Obtainable references from recent employers

Willingness to undertake a DBS check

An enjoyment of the countryside and rural living

Happy to work with dogs and birds

Full UK driving licence


Where you'll be based

The estate is located in north Suffolk, 5 miles from the coast and 20 miles from the city of Norwich.


What you'll receive

- £35,000 per annum

- Permanent employment c.40 hours per week over 5 days, within occasional weekend work required

- Accommodation provided, including utilities and WiFi

- 28 days per annum holiday entitlement

- Exceptional working location


Find out more

To discuss this position in more detail, please send your CV to or call 07983 967143.

All communication will be treated in complete confidence.


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