Vanessa & Ian

Passionate about pets - 120+ house sits all with 5* reviews

Beaune, France
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Reviews (85)


Vanessa and Ian are the perfect house sitters - they agreed to come back for a second time and everything was as perfect as the first time they came (luckily

Servoz, France · 11 May - 15 May 2021

I would highly recommend Vanessa and Ian. They are a lovely couple who were flexible, prompt, caring, responsible, clean and tidy and our cats took to them

Cusset, France · 20 Feb - 28 Feb 2021

It was my first my experience having housesitters to take care of my 2 dogs. Vanessa and Ian stayed with Paco and Yuki for a week. Our experience with them

Allonzier-la-Caille, France · 01 Jan - 09 Jan 2021

Vanessa and Ian looked after our pets and our menagerie of animals while we went away for 10 days over Christmas 2020. Apart from being delightful

Servoz, France · 16 Dec - 27 Dec 2020

Sadly due to the covid lock down this house / pet sit did not happen. ( and unfortunately in that time I have had a problem with my TH account and have not

Rohan, France · 02 Nov - 05 Nov 2020

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On meeting Vanessa & Ian I immediately felt at ease as they are a very warm, gentle and responsible couple and I felt we had an instant rapport. This was

House & pet sitting reference · 29 February 2016


We are on a long-term sit house only caretaking sit until April 2022, but will be available for short sits throughout France from November. SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE: Over 120 international house-sits, all with 5* reviews (85+ on

Why we want to house sit

We find the process of being able to exchange services based around trust and respect, extremely rewarding. And while house sitting allows us to travel and experience different cultures and countries around the world, with the company of

Our experience

We're comfortable with all breeds, sizes and ages of dogs and have experience of administering insulin injections. Ian cared for and trained a team of 20 Alaskan Huskies so he can deal confidently with more dominant or willful pet

Pet care experience

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


September 2021
October 2021
  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Spain

Profile details

Vanessa 59 and Ian 58
Publisher of House Sitting Magazine and Assistant Publisher of House Sitting Magazine
With a partner