Barry & Lesley

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

Congo, Costa Rica
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Reviews (6)

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

Depoe Bay, 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
Mary

What a treat to meet Leslie and Barry. They are global people, friendly and interesting and very capable pet and Housesitters. Could not have been more

Dundee, OR, US · 25 Sep - 11 Oct 2018
Laurie

I have nothing but praise for Barry and Leslie's sitting of our two pets last fall. They were great communicators before, during and after the sit and took

Molalla, OR, US · 08 Sep - 22 Sep 2018
victoria

BArry and Lesley helped us out with our new kitten, and the house, for a few days in March 2018. Everything worked out very well, and being "locals" to Costa

Santa Ana, Costa Rica · 17 Mar - 21 Mar 2018

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

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

  • 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