The Good Life Cottage Company

The Good Life Cottage Company is a small holiday cottage agency based in Elterwater, near Ambleside in The Lake District. We market and sell holidays at the properties on behalf of the owners, arrange for maintenance jobs to be done and look after the guests duing their stay. We have a small, friendly team based in the office and require some seasonal help to manage changeover days during the July/Aug/Sept.  

If you are looking for a varied role in a beautiful location this could be the job for you!

We are looking for a friendly, enthusiastic and flexible part time team member. We need you to carry out property checks to ensure properties are maintained at the highest levels of quality. Also, to provide some admin/office support. 

Responsibilities: Property

  •   Carrying out pre-arrival, cleaning and maintenance checks, taking Welcome Packs to properties.
  •   Ordering sundry provisions.
  •   Liaising with and arranging cleaners and tradespeople as required.
  •   Working with tradesmen, property owners and property manager to identify property improvements.

Responsibilities: Office

  •   Answer enquiries from homeowners and guests who visit the office.
  •   Liaising with guests to ensure smooth holiday from arrival/collecting keys, through to departure.

Responsibilities: Miscellaneous

  •   To ensure the company is represented in a positive and professional manner to customers, enquirers, homeowners, suppliers and visitors.
  •   Following company procedures as shown in Staff Handbook.
  •   To carry out any other reasonable tasks which the company may require from time to time.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic person who is organised, personable, reliable, flexible, calm and practical. Good customer care skills are important as is being smart, reliable, personable, friendly and flexible. The majority of the role will be out and about visiting our portfolio of properties in and around Elterwater ensuring they are ready for guests, so a passion for properties and a conscientious eye for detail is a must.


  • Full training will be given
  • Part Time role
  • £8.50 per hour
  • 9am-5pm (no evenings)
  • Drivers licence and own car essential.
  • Mileage paid

Please visit our website for more details.