Current Opportunities

Helpful Housemate sought for Watford WD24

Available 1st July 2024

£625 per month (including bills).

Council Tax Band: D

A friendly and happy family are seeking a Helpful Housemate for their home to give them a little bit of help – up to 5 hours a week – in exchange for the lower-than-market- rent. 

They would appreciate a calm and gentle housemate who would be happy to lend a hand around the home and garden, and ideally someone who would also be able to help the children (aged 5 and 10) with homework on some days, and perhaps occasionally picking up from their local school (only if the timings worked). It is a really clean, tidy and well-cared for home, so the Helpful Housemate is also requested to keep their bedroom clean and tidy, and leave any communal areas such as the bathroom and kitchen clean and tidy after use.

The accommodation on offer is a well-presented double bedroom with two large fitted wardrobes, and shared use of the bathroom, kitchen, sitting room and garden.

The property is located in Watford, just 2 minutes’ walk from North Watford Station, approx. 20 minutes’ walk from Watford Junction, and close to Junction 5 of the M1.

Helpful Housemates usually work or study and have a few spare hours each week to offer a light hand to their Hosts. The ideal Helpful Housemate will be a positive, kind, helpful, clean and tidy and reliable female non-smoker.

If you are interested, please fill in the application form and we will be in touch and can then give you more details about this specific situation 

Helpful Housemate sought for Ealing W5 **Under Offer**

Available ASAP

£450 per month (including bills).

Council Tax Band: F

A warm and friendly older person with reduced mobility is seeking a Helpful Housemate for their home to give them a little bit of help – up to 5 hours a week – in exchange for the lower-than-market- rent. 

This person would really appreciate some extra company, and help with a few little jobs around the house when needed, such as picking up shopping, cooking an occasional meal, simple IT, pottering in the garden or accompanying on a short walk when the weather permits. The Helpful Housemate is also requested to keep their bedroom clean and tidy, and leave any communal areas such as the bathroom and kitchen clean and tidy after use.

The accommodation on offer is bright double room with built-in wardrobes and en-suite shower room, and shared use of the kitchen, sitting room and garden with the Host and one other lodger.

The property is conveniently located in a lovely residential area of Ealing, just 7 minutes’ walk from South Ealing Station (Piccadilly Line) and 15 minutes’ walk from Ealing Broadway Station (Central Line).

The person’s use to be a biology teacher and volunteered at Kew Gardens after retirement. They enjoy reading books and the newspaper (and doing newspaper puzzles), and sitting and pottering in their garden, nature and drawing. 

Helpful Housemates usually work or study and have a few spare hours each week to offer a light hand to their Host. The ideal Helpful Housemate will be a positive, friendly, kind, practical, helpful and reliable non-smoker, ideally with a few Shared interests.

If you are interested, please fill in the application form and we will be in touch and can then give you more details about this specific situation and potentially offer you an interview.

Helpful Housemate sought for Enfield N9

Available ASAP

£350 per month (including bills).

Council Tax Band: D

An older householder is seeking a Helpful Housemate for their home to give them a little bit of help – up to 5 hours a week – in exchange for the lower-than-market- rent. 

This person is a deaf and in a wheelchair. They have all the care support they require, but would like to rent out a spare bedroom to a student who would be happy to pick up bits of shopping, watering the garden, help with the phone and simple tech and the odd other practical task or errand that might be useful. 

The Helpful Housemate is also requested to keep their bedroom clean and tidy, and leave any communal areas such as the bathroom and kitchen clean and tidy after use.

The accommodation on offer is a furnished single bedroom and shared use of the bathroom, kitchen and garden.

The property is located in Enfield, a 20 minute walk or 8 minute bus ride to Edmonton Station (Overground) and is close to Lee Valley, and approx. 30 mins by bus to North Middlesex Hospital.

A retired Civil Servant, the person enjoys reading.

Helpful Housemates usually work or study and have a few spare hours each week to offer a light hand to their Host. The ideal Helpful Housemate will be a positive, friendly, kind, helpful and reliable non-smoker.

The Host would prefer to rent the room to a female, ideally a full-time student.

If you are interested, please fill in the application form and we will be in touch and can then give you more details about this specific situation and potentially offer you an interview.