A unique opportunity to be in the North Pennines from Spring 2020.

The Lady

Location: UNITED KINGDOM, North West England, Cumbria
  • Not specified /year
  • Not specified / hour
Job type: Permanent, Full time
  • Building Maintenance
  • Estate Manager
  • Estate Worker
  • Garden Maintenance
  • Property Maintenance
  • Estate Keeper
Date: Wednesday 2nd October 2019
Closing date: Saturday 2nd November 2019
Our reference: BOX28248
Jobs available: 1

Job description

A unique opportunity to be responsible for the maintenance of a 2000 acre rural estate in the North Pennines from Spring 2020.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working, motivated individual who will take responsibility for looking after all angles of maintenance.  The right person will have a large degree of autonomy and we are looking to develop a long-term relationship and commitment, where our estate becomes your home.   Having said this, this is not a role for the feint hearted:  it will be hard-work, largely physical and predominantly outside, often in challenging weather.  Whilst the expectation is 40 hours a week, our focus will be entirely on satisfactory completely of tasks, results and attitude.  A broad outline would be: 

Maintaining and repairing fences, walls and tracks;

Basic maintenance of buildings;

Basic maintenance estate vehicles 

Woodland maintenance;

Simple building works;

Driving including occasional pick up from the station;

Dog walking and care of dog(s) in owners’ absence. 


The ideal applicant will have:



Be a self starter,

Be capable of working unsupervised;

Be practical and able to adapt to fix things

Be flexible, discreet, efficient and work with attention to detail

Be fit, energetic and good natured

Be happy to work with others in the rural community

Basic IT skills (ie email) would be an advantage

Having satisfactorily undertaken a similar role in the past would be an advantage, but is not essential for the right candidate.

A two/three bedroom house, on the estate, and vehicle are provided. 

The opportunity would suit a couple where one partner has independent employment.

Please apply with CV. 


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