Our client is looking for an experienced Domestic Couple to oversee and manage their luxury 10-bedroom villa nestled in the beautiful countryside of Provence.
The principals are in residence for around 3-6 months of the year. This is a unique opportunity for a hardworking and self-motivated couple, to not only manage the property but create a welcoming retreat for guests.
Start date: Feb 2024
Oversee and maintain a luxury 10-bedroom villa, which accommodates up to 16
Take full responsibility for guests, providing a high level of service during their stay
Manage budgets related to property maintenance, supplies, and guest services
Oversee the landscaping and gardening (approx 8 Ha), including the knot garden and vegetable garden, and the upkeep and running of the outdoor pool, and taking care of chickens
Work to enhance the overall aesthetic appeal of the property through well-maintained green spaces and floral arrangements
Coordinate airport runs for guests, ensuring a smooth and timely pick-up and drop-off process
Manage transportation logistics for various needs related to the property and guest services
Maintain effective communication with the client, providing regular updates on the property’s condition and any necessary maintenance
Coordinate with external vendors and service providers to ensure the smooth functioning of the property
Maintain a high level of discretion and professionalism in all interactions
Handle any ad-hoc tasks or requests that may arise, demonstrating a proactive and flexible approach to the role
Work as a cohesive domestic couple, dividing responsibilities effectively to ensure all aspects of property management and guest services are attended to
Identify opportunities for improvement at the property, and implementing changes as needed, to enhance the overall experience for the principals
Candidate must be/have:
Experience working in a similar private household role, with good knowledge of the area
Strong organisational and multitasking abilities
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
French speakers, would be a plus
A passion for maintaining a welcoming and harmonious environment
The ability to work collaboratively as a team
EU Passport holders
Valid EU driving licences
A self-contained first-floor annexe, comprising of a bedroom, spare-room and living room, plus bathroom and kitchen, as well as its own potager.
Seasonal and dependent on when the principals are in residence.
A 5-min drive from Caromb and 12 mins from Carpentras.
Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur