Bernhard & Karen

Mature, early-retired German/Canadian couple living in the Netherlands offers experienced

Bennekom, Netherlands
3 Reviews

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6 external references

Reviews (3)

Tamara

My husband, Jonathan, and I would absolutely recommend Bernhard and Karen! They are warm and friendly, and we were fully confident that they were taking

Stockholm, Sweden · 19 Jun - 10 Jul 2016
Kathryn

Perfection, is the only way I can describe my experience of entrusting my home and my 2 precious cats to Karen and Bernhard for 3 weeks. There is no way it

Amsterdam, Netherlands · 05 Apr - 05 Apr 2016
Sally

Bernhard and Karen looked after our house and Burmese cats over Christmas and New Year. They are a sociable and friendly couple whom we would not hesitate

Serrallonga, France · 04 Mar - 04 Mar 2016

References (6)

Ann and Mike

Karen and Bernhard were our neighbors for ten years. I recommend them very highly. They are wonderful and delightful people, and certainly reliable. They

House & pet sitting reference · 26 July 2014

About

Our paths crossed in the early 1980's in San Francisco, where we married and settled for the next 32 years. We owned a large house, where we raised our two sons and took care of Karen's elderly parents. Bernhard worked as a finance manager

Why we want to house sit

We want to expose ourselves to various regions of European culture, from a slower, more local point of view. Search for a later retirement spot might be a hidden agenda. Furthermore, in all our travels we have never been to Asia, and

Our experience

Regarding home care: We began to raise our family in a rented flat in San Francisco, where we lived for 17 years. When our boys grew older, we rented a furnished house for two years from a couple on sabbatical, before purchasing a large

Pet care experience

  • Cats
  • Livestock

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Denmark
  • Norway
  • Sweden

Profile details

Age
Bernhard 65+ and Karen 65+
Occupation
retired and retired
Travelling
With a partner