Martha & Michael

UK architects relocated to France

London, United Kingdom
4 Reviews

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1 external reference

Reviews (4)

Ann

Michael and Martha were our house sitters over the winter. They lived in our small cottage and looked after our cat and our house for 5 months. We were

Fleurance, France · 21 Oct 2019 - 01 Mar 2020
Debra

Martha and Michael actually spent about 8 weeks pet sitting for us this summer. From our first contact I could tell that Martha was well organised and

Carpentras, France · 26 Jul - 10 Aug 2019
Michel

Martha and Michael have been great house sitters, they took perfect care of the house, garden and the pets. They gave news to us daily with pictures of the

Corbeil-Essonnes, France · 02 Jul - 12 Jul 2019
Prudence

Martha was a great housesitter- prompt, organised and took time, during an overlap period at the beginning and end of the sit, to negotiate terms with my two

Ferney-Voltaire, France · 16 May - 10 Jun 2019

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Anna

Martha is a fantastic guest. Clean, tidy, interesting. We have had her and Michael to stay before and would recommend them highly.

Character reference · 03 May 2019

About

22 February 2020 Martha here. My husband and I are both UK citizens, born and raised in the USA, but moved to London for graduate school and employment in the late 1980s. Afterwards, Michael and I practiced and taught architecture

Why we want to house sit

For us, housesitting is the way to get to know our culturally diverse new country, and also a way to discover which part of France we'll want to call our own, someday. And as architects, we really enjoy experiencing the many kinds of

Our experience

From July 2018 we have accomplished 3 UK housesits and 17 in France. We especially love the south. Thus far we've already cared for homes, animals, and gardens in Occitanie, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. But we've also

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • France

Profile details

Age
Martha 65+ and Michael 61
Occupation
Architects and and Lecturer
Travelling
With a partner