Sidney & Janice

Caring and Capable Retired Couple

Amsterdam, Netherlands
7 Reviews

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2 external references

Reviews (7)

Paula

We cannot thank Sid and Jan enough. They were simply amazing with our pet and our home. Anyone who has them as Housesitters is mighty privileged ! Simply the

Langport, United Kingdom · 06 Dec 2019 - 05 Mar 2020
Alexandra

Sidney and Janice kindly house sat for us in SW France for 5 weeks. They are a wonderful couple, absolutely charming and Sidney has a great sense of humour!

    Bordeaux, France · 26 Oct - 30 Nov 2019
    Dawn

    Wow, you folks were fabulous. Apart from dog immediately taking to you and the fact that we could totally relax knowing that our dog was being cared for by

    Saint-André-de-Roquelongue, France · 24 Dec 2018 - 01 Apr 2019
    Bron

    Sid and Jan are lovely people. They quickly and authentically developed positive relationships with our 3 dogs, gaining insight into each dog’s personality

    Newcastle, NSW, Australia · 17 Dec 2017 - 02 Jan 2018
    Jackie

    After 24 hours of meeting, we had no worries about leaving Sid and Jan to look after our house, Gemma our elderly diabetic dog and 2 young cats, for our 3

    Eauze, France · 01 Feb - 26 Feb 2017

    References (2)

    Mallory

    I have known Sid for 18 months. I can highly recommend him as a very capable and responsible person. He is an architect (graduate of University of

    House & pet sitting reference · 13 October 2016

    About

    My wife Jan is English, retired teacher and school director, raised in New Zealand, but who now carries both an English and an Australian passport. I'm Californian, ex-architect, long term expat, and we lived in Central America (Guatemala)

    Why we want to house sit

    We travel during the summer, but the winters are more pleasant further south. Thus, we are looking for places to house sit in different areas while the boat is cared for in a friendly Marina awaiting our return in the spring. We've nearly

    Our experience

    I was raised on a very remote ranch in Northern California with all that that entails; hydro-electric power plant, horses, cows, cats dogs pigs and chickens...the full menagerie. Professionally, as an architect, I've spent all my life in

    Pet care experience

    • Dogs
    • Cats
    • Horses
    • Fish
    • Poultry
    • Birds
    • Small pets

    Availability

    June 2020
    MTWTFSS
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    2930
    July 2020
    MTWTFSS
    0102030405
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    • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

    Preferred countries

    • Greece
    • Spain
    • United Kingdom

    Profile details

    Age
    Sidney 65+ and Janice 65+
    Occupation
    Architect and Teacher
    Travelling
    With a partner