Experienced couple team needed to live on-site and assist in the care of a stunning 60-acre estate with a 10,000sf, 200 year-old stone farm house with modern additions and 7 additional rental properties. Couple team will be responsible for supervising outside contractors and additional staff as needed. Currently there is a full time groundskeeping staff as well as a housekeeper who comes M, W & F and other vendors.  Knowledge and interest in horticulture a plus.

This beautiful estate includes a number of large gardens,  small orchard , a clay tennis court, salt water pool and two ponds. Will be responsible for setting up maintenance schedules and seasonal calendars. The principals travel frequently and the couple team will be responsible for providing pet care to their 2 dogs in their absence. Will also be responsible for driving to and from airports and other appointments in the city as well as trips to NYC. Oversight of vehicle maintenance is required. Car provided for use.

Couple team will be responsible for maintaining the household in between visits from the housekeeper and should be willing to take on organizational projects and the daily graces within the household. Will be required to assist with grocery shopping and stocking the household as well as occasional cooking and assisting with entertaining. Will also be responsible for some Personal Assistant duties such as sending invitations and responding to correspondence as well as helping to plan events.

Ideal candidates will be self-starters and possess a wide range of abilities with the willingness to step in where needed.  Should possess basic handyman ability, and knowledge of household systems to troubleshoot issues.

A renovated 2,000sf apartment provided on-site for housing as well as very competitive salary. Benefits are open for discussion.



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