maria & John

Not ready to retire!

Bridport, United Kingdom
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Sara
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Maria and John came to Spain from the UK to sit with my kitty, Regalito. They arrived a couple days before the scheduled sit so we could get acquainted, and

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Málaga, Spain · 03 Feb - 13 Mar 2019
Noel
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Great sit with two very content cats and a very clean and tidy house!

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Ottery St Mary, United Kingdom · 28 Dec - 30 Dec 2018
Richard
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Both Elaine and I wish to thank you both very much indeed for looking after our little cat Delilah over the Christmas period. Our lovely little cat was well

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Tiverton, United Kingdom · 25 Dec - 28 Dec 2018
Helen
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Maria was a great house sitter. Lovely with Penny and the house was clean and tidy on return. Kept in touch with us. Grateful to have good sitters over

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Tiverton, United Kingdom · 24 Dec - 27 Dec 2018
Sandy
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Maria and John were amazing, great with the cats and extremely tidy and thoughtful. Really nice people too. Would definitely recommend. Thanks guys!

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Bristol, United Kingdom · 07 Dec - 09 Dec 2018

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maria newman
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Excellent house sitters. Maria and her husband John are a kind, responsible couple who take their duties seriously. They loved our town so much they moved

House & pet sitting reference · 01 November 2018

About

John and I have been together for 34 years. I am a retired graphic designer, John a carpenter but we have also been smallholders for 7 years, gite owners in France for 13 years where we welcomed up to 9 guests each week, we have built a

Why we want to house sit

We love cats and our beloved Tansy passed away last year. We have owned 4 cats since being together 34 years. We married 18 years ago. We are happy to look after small dogs too. John's work is quite flexible so we can leave home to look

Our experience

We lived on the Isle of Wight for 7 years running a smallholding consisting of 4 goats, 15 chickens and 4 ducks. we grew organic fruit and veg which we sold excess at the gate for the holiday makers that visited Newbridge. My husband worked

Pet care experience

  • catCats
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

May 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Australia
  • France
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Age
maria 63 and John 63
Occupation
Retired and Gardner/Handyman
Travelling
With a partner