Chris & Kiki

Retired couple available to house sit in France only during the summer months

Sherborne, United Kingdom

Reviews (9)

Glen

Chris and Kiki looked after our house and our four dogs in September this year. They are one of the most charming couples we have ever met. Within ten

Nailhac, France · 06 Sep - 25 Sep 2019
Nicholas

Chris and Kiki have just completed a sit for us and we cannot recommend them highly enough. Our animals were wonderfully cared for, so much so, one dog looks

Trie-sur-Baïse, France · 14 Aug - 23 Aug 2018
Sally

Chris and Kiki are a delight! Efficient, organised and capable - very thoughtful and caring with our dogs, and the house and garden were immaculate! Thank

Eymet, France · 03 Aug - 09 Aug 2018
Cristel

All our family has been so happy to meet with Chris and Kiki. They took a lot of care to our pets, our garden and our house. They've sent news by whatsapp

Thorens-Glières, France · 08 Jul - 22 Jul 2017
Alison

Chris and Kiki were real stars. They looked after our bouncy, young puppy and 2 cats, not to mention tackling a big garden job for us- cooking us a lovely

Tostat, France · 21 Sep - 18 Oct 2016

References (3)

Gavin

I have known Chris McDowall since our early teenage years and we have been firm friends for more than 50 years. He is a most reliable, honest and practical

House & pet sitting reference · 05 January 2013

About

We are a retired couple in our early seventies, whose children have left home. We know most parts of the world, having lived and worked there. We both speak English, Dutch and French. We have both had responsible and satisfying careers

Why we want to house sit

We have recently sold our second home in France after 23 years, and miss the chance to get away. We dislike hotels and are keen to see new places.

Our experience

We owned dogs and cats for the first 20 years of our marriage, until overseas travel precluded it. Over the years we have regularly dog and cat sat for friends and relations for periods from days to months. We know and love horses, having

Pet care experience

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

Availability

October 2019
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November 2019
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  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • France

Profile details

Age
Chris 65+ and Kiki 65+
Occupation
Retired Royal Marine Officer and Retired PA
Travelling
With a partner