Alida

Reliable & experienced housesitter

Bristol, United Kingdom

Reviews (6)

Emily

Alida was wonderful! We're so happy she came to stay with our boys over this past Christmas. She braved the rain, mud and wind, and gave them a happy

Lewes, United Kingdom · 23 Dec 2017 - 03 Jan 2018
Diane

Alida is a kind and gentle person whose peaceful nature resonates with animals. She is practical and self-sufficient and we feel very comfortable leaving

Brighton, United Kingdom · 17 Aug - 20 Aug 2017
Diane

Alida has just done two house-sits for us and cared for our cat, Archie and our flat brilliantly each time. Being the expert gardener that she is, she also

Brighton, United Kingdom · 03 Aug - 06 Aug 2017
Victoria

I cannot thank Alida enough, not only for looking after my dogs and chickens so well, but for dealing with the unexpected arrival of some B&B guests which

Banbury, United Kingdom · 31 Mar - 08 Apr 2017
Fiona

Alida kindly covered for my travels in Uk and abroad. She was flexible on dates which were complicated by family issues . The cat and chickens were all well

Winfrith Newburgh, United Kingdom · 08 Mar - 19 Mar 2017

References (4)

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I have no hesitation in recommending Alida for any aspect of house sitting required, including looking after animals (domestic pets, not elephants!). She is

Character reference · 28 December 2016

About

In my early 60's, I have many years of home owning and and caring for others' properties. For several years I owned and managed an 8 acre smallholding with animals. I now live a lifestyle that enables me to travel during the winter months

Why I want to house sit

I have myself required house-sitters and know how important it is to have people who appreciate what it requires to do the job well. I have very active work gardening through the summer months and like to keep occupied when this is not

My experience

I have had my own smallholding of 8 acres, with 3 cows, 12 chickens and an active dog. I have in the past had 3 lovely rescue cats. I have done house-sitting, looking after large and small houses and a variety of pets including horses

Pet care experience

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

Availability

October 2019
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Preferred countries

  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Age
64
Occupation
Gardener
Travelling
On my own