Looking for a Couple to Run a Boutique B&B in Northern France - Heuchin, Pas de Calais

Looking for a Couple to Run a Boutique B&B in Northern France - Heuchin, Pas de Calais

Posted: 2/11/2018 - 6:42 pm

The Bed and Breakfast is a beautiful Maison de Maitre built in 1790! It has been lovingly restored by it's owners and it now operates as a very successful Bed and Breakfast. It is located in a quiet village, nestled in the 7 valleys of Pas de Calais with stunning countryside views.

What is Required

We require and enthusiastic and experienced couple to live onsite and manage and run the Bed and Breakfast for a minimum of 6 months (longer period open to discussion), whilst present owners are away.

It is 1hr from Calais, 1hr from Lille, 2hrs from London, 2hrs from Paris,2 hrs from Brussels and 45mins from the popular seaside tourist destination of Le Touquet Paris Plage. As well as being ideally located it is also a perfect secluded haven in itself.  It has now been operating for 10 years where the owners have built up an excellent reputation based on a welcoming and warm hospitality matched by high quality and comfortable amenities. The B&B has been voted asone of the 'top 50 hotels in Europe' and the house is regularly used for location shoots. Over the years we have bulit up a loyal clientele with many guests now returning year on year. 

We currently operate 5 ensuite rooms inclusive of use of the house amenities and a full continental breakfast. There is also the option to provide a 5 course evening meal (full training provided) 

 

Amenities include:

- Jacuzzi

- Mature Private Gardens

- Lounge and Large Terrace

-Optional evening meal

 

Must have the right to live/stay in France for the period

 

Must Be able to Drive and have a car

 

Fluent English Speaker and conversational French

 

Must be warm, friendly and hospitable

 

Willingness to learn about local culture

 

Role includes:

- Receive tel bookings only.

- Receiving and Hosting guests

- Preparing and Cooking Breakfasts

-Optional evening meal (to be discussed)

- Linen/Towel Cleaning 

- Buying supplies as required

-Cleaning and servicing communal spaces and wider house (room cleaning services can be discussed and negotiated against offered salary)

-Maintenance of Gardens, jacuzzi and basic maintenance of wider property (Bi-monthly gardener will be provided)

-Basic Book Keeping 

 

 What's Included/What we can offer

 

- Private accommodation and all bills included plus a separate private ground floor bedroom, bathroom, kithchen and lounge area

- Full use of amenities and inclusive of Breakfast

- Salary 500 Euros/ Individual/Month, 1000 Euro's/Couple/Month

- Commission based on additional bookings/optional meals and maintenance of rating (to be discussed/negotiated)

-Opportunity for you to bring in new services/develop business 

-Opportunity to bring your own pet

 

What Now? 

If you are interested please look at our website www.maisondeplumes.com and get in touch so we can answer any questions or arrange a skype meeting or similar to get a feel for what's possible. If we choose to go ahead we envisage a 2 week handover period where you can work alongside the owners to get a feel for the property and how the business runs before handing over to you.

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