Barry & Lesley

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

Congo, Costa Rica
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Reviews (5)

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
Alice

Did a great job. Dogs loved them. House was immaculate when I returned.

Beaverton, OR, US · 16 Dec 2017 - 05 Jan 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

September 2019
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October 2019
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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