Jur & Madeleine

Experienced, Reliable Anglo-Dutch Couple

Martina Franca, Italy
13 Reviews

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15 external references

Reviews (13)


Madeleine & Jur are the most charming couple & anyone choosing them would have total peace of mind knowing that their home & pets were in the best of hands!

Golf del Sur, Spain · 10 Dec 2019 - 10 Jan 2020

Jur and Madeleine were fantastic house sitters. They house sat our home in SW France from early Dec 2018- end of March 2019 . They are a really lovely

    Bordeaux, France · 07 Dec 2018 - 31 Mar 2019

    It couldn't have been better! This was my first experience with THS and I was so lucky to get an application from such an excellent couple. From the very

    Neustift bei Güssing, Austria · 25 Oct - 01 Nov 2018
    John and Wendy

    Jur and Madeleine are the most wonderful pet/house sitters! We were only away for 5 days, but they kept in touch via email, sending us messages and lovely

    Urcal, Spain · 15 Feb - 20 Feb 2018

    Jur and Madeleine are very good house sitters, they took very well care of the animals and looked after the house. They also kept me updated with lovely

    Bensafrim, Portugal · 07 Dec 2017 - 08 Jan 2018

    References (15)

    John and Susie

    We have known Madeleine and Jur Gipon for five years. They are an exceptionally responsible couple who have high personal standards. They maintain the

    Character reference · 07 October 2013


    We are a fit, non-smoking, retired Anglo-Dutch couple who have worked and travelled extensively around the globe. Young at heart, we are extremely adaptable and like variety in our lives. We are responsible, honest and enthusiastic people

    Why we want to house sit

    The idea to combine house sitting and travel came to us by chance after a number of experiences house sitting for family and friends whilst they were on holiday. Those experiences, combined with our rental business made house sitting the

    Our experience

    We are trustworthy, reliable and have lots of common sense. Having looked after our own international homes for over forty years, with all the upkeep they require, we feel equipped to deal with most eventualities while still recognising

    Pet care experience

    • Cats
    • Reptiles
    • Fish
    • Poultry
    • Livestock
    • Birds
    • Small pets


    September 2020
    October 2020
    • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

    Preferred countries

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

    Profile details

    Jur 65+ and Madeleine 65+
    Retired International Sales Manager and Retired Personal Assistant
    With a partner