Susan & Des

Trustworthy retired couple to look after your home

Perpignan, France
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Michael
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Sue and Des were awesome to find and we had a great experience with them! This was our first time using TrustedHousesitters, and we were very happy that we

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Santa Barbara, CA, US · 22 Mar - 30 Mar 2019
Kelly
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Susan was wonderful! Very responsive, very flexible, and she took great care of our dog and our house. We highly recommend her.

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San Francisco, CA, US · 06 Mar - 11 Mar 2019
Ashley
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We were really grateful for the wonderful house/dog sitting care we received from Sue and Des. We had a very helpful Skype chat and with a few e-mails we

  • dog
Appleby-in-Westmorland, United Kingdom · 24 Jan - 29 Jan 2019
David
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Sue and Des were wonderful! They worked with us in terms of arrival given that we had an awkward departure time. We were able to get them up to speed with

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Brechin, United Kingdom · 11 Jan - 20 Jan 2019
Kevin & Sheila
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Sue and Des did an excellent job taking care of our apartment and our cat, Mr. Darcy. They sent regular updates with photos, which we really appreciated

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Montpellier, France · 13 Nov - 06 Dec 2018

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Maggie
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I employed Sue for 10 years in the capacity as Office Manager to the University of Kent Counselling Service, Canterbury, Kent in the UK. I would recommend

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About

We knew each other as teenagers and met again after 38 years in 2007. In 2009 we moved to France where we bought our old barn which we're renovating. In June 2013 we married at the Mairie in the village and had a party for all our friends

Why we want to house sit

When we visit the UK it's great to be able to see our family and friends and finding somewhere to stay can sometimes be a problem as we are semi-retired and therefore on a limited income. We also love travelling to new places but don't

Our experience

As already mentioned we have plenty of practical experience in house/garden/car maintenance. We are also responsible and conscientious when it comes to looking after animals. We have had experience both in France and the UK of looking

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • horseHorses
  • poultryPoultry

Availability

June 2019
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July 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

Age
Susan 65+ and Des 65+
Occupation
semi-retired and semi-retired
Travelling
With a partner