We are seeking house sitters to join our team at our Chateau in La Roche Posay in the south west of rural France. We will need at least 2 people to assist us with the maintainence of the Chateau grounds and farm machinery for one or two months from now till the end of 2007.
We have a beautiful Belle Époque Chateau with a small vineyard m2) on a 5 HA property. Meals and accommodation in return for gardening, garden construction, machinery maintenance etc, the maximum stay at the property is 2 months! From July to October the Chateau will be operated as a bed and breakfast (6 rooms. In this period we seek extra house sitters who will take care of managing the property gardens in return for free shared room and meals taken at the property. We are looking for extra houssitters to start immediately for 1-2 months. Preference will be given to applicants who can take care of: machinery maintenance, plowing, mowing, cutting trees, slashing fields, maintaining orchards, vineyard work, general grounds caretaking, ... Free to stay in return for gardening, occupancy, guard ... We have 3 permanent house sitters already. But we need more because there is plenty to take care of.
Minimum 1 months stay. Work 4 hours a day, 20 days a month. The rest is your free time. The extra sitters will stay in the Chateau cottage, to share with maximum of 6 people. Full kitchen, food provided, mutual living room. Work will be: cleaning, gardening, vineyard work, foresting, pool keeper, picking fruits from our property (grapes, apples, walnuts). Until three years ago wine was produced on the property. The old installations are still here. We did not have time to figure it out, nor do we have the expertise to do it, we are hoping you can assist us here. I know this is not a typical house sitter advertisement. If you are social, willing to work and learn, pass on your skills, willing to meet people you would never meet elsewhere, this is definitely a job for you. If you are up for a challenge and a new experience... Please apply for this house sitter vacancy.