Martin & Marlies

We are a reliable, well-respected, honest and trustworthy couple who will be an excellent

Powell River, BC, Canada

Reviews (10)

Benjamin

Martin & Marlies were fantastic house sitters. They were super communicative during the setup process and arrived flexible with our schedule during arrival

Portland, OR, US · 16 Aug - 19 Aug 2019
Marcela

Martin and Marlies stayed at our home in Portland recently. What a joy it was to come back and see the care they took with our pets and home! They were

Portland, OR, US · 06 Apr - 08 Apr 2019
Meredith

Martin and Marlies did a wonderful job taking care of our home and our cat Lily. They were very quick to respond to any messages, and sent a very sweet

Victoria, BC, Canada · 27 Feb - 03 Mar 2019
jeanne

Martin and Marlies were WONDERFUL. We really enjoyed getting to know them over dinner the night before we left. Our three dogs were well cared for and we

Portland, OR, US · 01 Nov - 05 Nov 2018
Cara

They were great! We’d have them sit again if available!

Victoria, BC, Canada · 07 Jun - 10 Jun 2018

References (3)

Joyce

I have known Martin for 15 years and I can't think of anyone I could recommend more highly. Martin is a sincere, kind, extremely capable and highly

Character reference · 05 August 2015

About

We are a couple in our 60's & early 70's, and with Marlies’ retirement as a home care nurse we found ourselves in the exciting position of being able to explore new opportunities that began to open up to us. As active and healthy retirees

Why we want to house sit

With our new-found freedom we would like to travel the world near and far, seeing new places and making new friends; house/pet-sitting will be a perfect way to achieve this. Also, as having both been animal-lovers and owners for most of

Our experience

We share a love of animals and have owned & taken care of dogs, cats, as well as owning horses, sheep and chickens. We have built one house; and are well able to take care of house- and garden maintenance up to 10-acres. Martin is very

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Poultry

Availability

December 2019
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January 2020
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  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Antigua And Barbuda
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cambodia

Profile details

Age
Martin 65+ and Marlies 65+
Occupation
Retired Engineer and Retired Nurse
Travelling
With a partner