Barry & Lesley

Flexible, pragmatic, retired, experience, communicative, homeowners.

Monteverde, Costa Rica
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Jane

Barry and Lesley took care of our home as if it were theirs. We don't have pets but we were planning to be gone for a long time and wanted someone

Portland, OR, US · 19 Jul - 21 Oct 2021
Nancy

Sandy and I were absolutely delighted with the sit completed by Barry and his wife, Lesley. We had the opportunity to met and talk with them before the sit

Salem, OR, US · 03 Jul - 14 Jul 2021
Catherine

Barry and Lesley did a great job for us while we were in SW USA Feb 18,2020 to March 30. They send photos of our cat Binx often enough to not miss him (joke

Sherwood, OR, US · 18 Feb - 03 Apr 2020
Michael

Barry and his wife came to us when our original sitter had to back out due to an illness. They took care of our pets and home so that we could participate

Albany, OR, US · 18 Jul - 28 Jul 2019
Alicia

Barry and his wife did a wonderful job of taking care of our home and pets. He is very prompt in communicating and flexible when needed. We had a family

Sherwood, OR, US · 26 Jun - 05 Jul 2019

About

Recently retired healthy couple with comprehensive skill set and experience hosting B&B type settings as well as house-sitting. Rural and off-grid competent. Strong Quaker affiliations in several countries. Financially secure, seeking

Why we want to house sit

It has proven an excellent way to spend enough time in a region to meet folk, learn about a country, to network and share interests, while providing a useful service at modest cost to both parties.

Our experience

We have three rentals of our own; have managed properties including hosting B&B's. We have been vetted by Immigration in NZ and AU as "religious workers" thus passed FBI and Police checks as well. We have a comprehensive skill set for

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock
  • Birds
  • Small pets

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Aland Islands
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra
  • Anguilla
  • Antarctica
  • Antigua And Barbuda

Profile details

Age
Barry 65+ and Lesley 65+
Occupation
Retired and Retired
Travelling
With a partner