06 Jul LIVE IN DOMESTIC COUPLE – REF 459
Large house in Wimbledon. (Six bedrooms, of which maximum four are ever used and even that is only sporadically). There is a garden and a separate pool building which also houses the garage, gym and staff flat. There is a pedestrian gate at the bottom of the garden leading out to the road behind the staff flat and parking in that street.
Both children are at university in the US and principals travel frequently (less so this past year and a half, obviously). There is one small, elderly dog. (11year old Norfolk terrier)
Housekeeper who is capable of keeping the internals of the property impeccably clean, do the laundry and ironing (of mostly two people, and sometimes four whenever the children are home) and help keep a check on stocks of food and household goods. The other person would ideally be able to help with more practical things in the house such as changing lightbulbs, fuses, cleaning metalware and fixing loose door handles and such like. This at the same time as keeping the garden paths and driveway tidy, doing minimal gardening maintenance (weeding paths and watering pot plants), keeping the cars clean and fuelled, maintaining garden furniture and keeping the garage, gym and pool building tidy (there a pool maintenance company). Drive occasionally. Mainly to run local errands, drop husband to meetings in town, do airport runs, doctors appointments. Occasionally also drive in to town for dinner or to day-time events such as Royal Ascot or the Henley Regatta.