Looking for someone who loves farm life to spend time with our animals.
We are off on holiday from 29th October returning the evening of 9th November and need a house sitter to look after the farm. Minimal work. Feeding chickens, topping up their water and beds with hay. Feed and pet various farm cats, looking after our amazIng horse mouse, changing his rug and feeding him, possibly mucking out his stall and bedding down. Enjoy the Rayburn in the kitchen, numerous rooms in this rural idyl in Suffolk including a huge inglenook fireplace and dining hall. Tudor bedroom with four poster bed and all modern necessities. We would want someone to ensure the farm stays tidy and keep us informed of any issues. Must be confident around horses.
Our Home & Location
Close to the heritage coast of Southwold, Aldeburgh, Lowestoft, nature reserves of Dunwich, Minsmere, Framlingham Castle, Bury St Edmunds, Norwich, Ipswich. Local towns and villages including Halesworth four miles away, the local shop one mile away has a post office and there is a pub within a mile, bikes provided! Local walks, the farm is situated on the number one cycle route, beautiful rural location, no road noises,
Responsibilities & Pets
The cats are mainly farm cats and live outside with minimum work, the horse has stables in the barn and a ménage, the chickens provide free eggs if required. The farm is. Grade II star house near the heritage coast of Southwold, Aldeburgh, Lowestoft, the nature reserve of Minsmere.
Feeding cats, chickens and horse who will need pampering, feeding etc, make sure the eggs are collected, tidy the house. We have a good maintenance and gardener back up for any events that may arise. Generally watch over the farm.