Kristin

The Granny in the Turf Cottage near Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavík, Iceland

About

I am Icelandic and spend all winters away from Iceland because my cottage gets snowed under. Come spring thaw and I race back to my home. I have kept house in England, Germany, France, the Faroe islands and Australia. Due to my split year

Why I want to house sit

It tends to be a little expensive to live in hotels for months. Somebody pointed out to me that since I am a "vagrant" and because of my fondness of animals I could help others to get away while I look after their homes and pets. Sounds

My experience

I am a grandmother of five girls and one boy and I live in a turf cottage in a huge park. I share my home with my cat and goldfish. I have always had cats and the one that I have now has a second home with my daughter. The goldfish are

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • fishFish

Availability

July 2019
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August 2019
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  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Italy

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
Biomedical scientist
Travelling
On my own