This room is being advertised on behalf of a 89 year old gentleman who is seeking someone to share his home at a a low cost, in exchange for some light help around the home.
In return for low cost accommodation of £170 pcm, he would like approximately 10 hours of support each week. This will be help with evening meals, hot drinks, companionship, as well as being present in the home overnight five nights per week.
The room is a very large twin room furnished with two single beds. You would have access to a bathroom (yours – only shared if family visit).
The ideal Homesharer would be friendly, kind, willing to help and , tidy.
Canterbury University is 20 mins drive away. It is approx. 30 mins walk to Whitstable Town Centre. There is public transport, but the area may be better suited to a car driver.
As part of our Homesharing scheme, you will need to have/or apply for a recent DBS check and provide two references. You will also need to complete an application form which can be found by clicking the apply now tab above. The minimum commitment required is six months, however a long term sharer would be ideal.
The only fees payable are our monthly fees of £170pcm (so you will only pay £170 per month for your room or £320pcm if you are a couple). A DBS fee of £30 is required and will be requested once you are successful.