home and property management
Even the most hardened jet setter needs a place to rest and generally speaking, the old adage of “Home is where the heart is” holds water in a fast-paced modern society. We get how important it is to feel just as settled in a temporary apartment as you do in a permanent family home, and we go to great lengths to make sure all your creature comforts are taken care of for you. It’s a job we enjoy because it means we can tailor every part of our service that much more personally and nothing beats a happy face in our business. We have specialists at hand who will make your home life relaxing even when the rest is not. Here are just some of the services we offer:
Home securityThe best possible security in the residential sector is that of an overt approach. Criminals need to clearly see that there is no hole in security. We can provide you with alarm systems and CCTV.
We can also arrange for highly trained security personnel to patrol your grounds, and guard dog handlers are also available which give the extra reassurance that is sometimes needed. Dog handlers are especially recommended for situations when you may be away from your property for a lenght of time such as business trips and family holidays.
Protection dogs can also be sourced from our supplier which will protect you, your home and your family. The dogs are trained for families and individuals and will fearlessly defend those they protect from any threat or attack.
Private staff SourcingOnce we've established your priorities and schedules, we can carry out initial interviews and vetting procedures with professional housekeepers, landscape gardeners and nannies for example, and guarantee they have a minimum of 5 years of experience in the private HNW sector.
Home Removal ManagementOur Move Manager works closely with an elite removal company to deliver a move that's as swift and smooth as possible. Moving house ranks as one of the most stressful things you can do in life, so we work hard to take the heat out of the process. We can carry out photographic inventories for security purposes as well as making sure everything is put exactly where it should be in your new home. All you need to do is turn up at the end.
Interior Design and ArchitectureOur hand picked designers can guide you through the entire process of refurbishing your property. Starting with an introductory complimentary consultation, your designer can liaise directly with you or your Account Manager on options for style, mood, and bespoke furnishings, right down to those niggly finishing touches.
Home Technology SolutionsFrom setting up your Internet connection to installing a fully integrated AV system, our Home Technology specialists can transform your home at the touch of a button.
Grocery Shopping & Errand RunningPushed for time and unable to buy an important gift or pick-up your suit from the tailors? Don't worry because our dedicated team will deal with all your errands and personal shopping and deliver everything straight to your door.
Household MaintenanceOur team of handymen, plumbers and electricians are on hand 24 hours a day to take care of any maintenance issues you may have.
Private Chefs & CateringAstute can source award-winning Private Chefs and Caterers to hand deliver a romantic breakfast or dinner party.
We also offer a round-the-clock key holding service so no matter where you are in the world, you know your dedicated Account Manager has everything covered at home in the meantime. If you're coming back from a trip, Astute can arrange to have your fridge stocked, wardrobe organised and champagne on ice ready for your arrival among other things.