Alba & Michael

Prof Couple on Sabbatical

Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Andrew & Donelle
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We are very pleased that Alba and Mike agreed to come and housesit for us for a week so that we could meet up with friends in Copenhagen. We got on with

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Chinon, France · 03 Jun - 08 Jun 2019
miranda
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Alba and Mike were brilliant. They stayed in touch regularly, both before and during the sit and left the house very clean and tidy. I would be very happy to

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Earlsfield, United Kingdom · 18 Apr - 22 Apr 2019
John
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Alba and Mike have been brilliant house-sitters for us. They are extremely experienced, well-organised, easy to communicate with, and good fun to meet. Our

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Chelsworth, United Kingdom · 02 Apr - 17 Apr 2019
Fay
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Alba and Mike did a wonderful job of looking after our 5 month old husky puppy. We’d never left him alone before and they totally put our mind at ease - they

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Vancouver, BC, Canada · 13 Dec - 22 Dec 2018
Alon
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Alba and Mike are wonderful sitters. They took great care of our cat and dog, even with our cat who needed a bit of extra attention. Communicating with them

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Berlin, Germany · 23 Nov - 04 Dec 2018

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Kelly
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I have known and worked with Alba for over 11 years. She has been a good team player and also become a good friend. I also know her husband Mike and their

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About

We are tidy, responsible, self-reliant and experienced long-time home owners, so we know how to deal with any surprises that might come up. We know you want peace of mind to enjoy your trip and of course we would alert you about anything

Why we want to house sit

We went on a work sabbatical from October 2015 until March 2016. Our three kids graduated university and we decided this was our "window" of opportunity before the weddings, grand kids, or limitations started dictating our plans. In the

Our experience

We have used house sitters ourselves (our house is one of the pix in our profile!) so we know what a good house sitter should do. We've now done 10 house sits in British Columbia, Spain, Ireland, the UK, and France. We're happy that most

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • horseHorses
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • birdBirds

Availability

July 2019
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August 2019
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  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Italy

Profile details

Age
Alba 65+ and Michael 57
Occupation
High Tech Consultant and High Tech Consultant
Travelling
With a partner