We are an early-
We have homes in both UK and France, but are now based permanently in the Poitou-
In 2013 we completed a summer season working together looking after two very large old farmhouse holiday lets, and a smaller cottage holiday let, all with swimming pools, for a lady based in the UK. Between us we were responsible for opening up the pools at the start of the season, opening up the houses and fully spring-
All laundry and housekeeping responsibilities were ours. We managed two French staff who assisted with hand-
However, for some years we regularly looked after friends' homes and pets here in France when they have returned to the UK. We are reliable, trustworthy and have a good sense of humour -
We also wish to explore more of France, the UK, Europe and the wider world -
Why we want to house sit
We have discovered that we work very well together as a team. We each have different skills and strengths which go well together, and house and pet-
as we have plenty of work still to do on our own house, but we would be very happy to look at regular and/or intermittent assignments throughout the year, or assignments of up to 6 -
of mind and security to others.
We have had, and loved, pets of our own in the past, and have looked after dogs, cats, sheep, ducks, pigs and chickens.
We have now completed many very successful and enjoyable house/pet-
We do charge a very reasonable daily rate for our services. We are non-
We are motor-
We provide your animals with the loving routine they know and love.
What we can bring to the assignment
We can bring energy, enthusiasm and much life and sitting experience. We can provide a wealth of excellent references.
One of us is a qualified design engineer, project manager and business support manager who has also taught within the UK university system. The other is a qualified primary school teacher and qualified social worker who was also a senior workforce development manager for a number of years before taking early retirement. We always give our absolute best
to any job, task or undertaking, and are keen to learn new skills as we go along. We bring to our sits a true love of animals, compassion, empathy and a very good sense of humour. We have the maturity to apply good sound common sense to all situations.
Many of our clients now book us regularly, and we know we provide them with absolute peace of mind that their pets,
animals and home will be safe, secure, loved and cared for whilst they are away.