Vanessa & Ian

Dedicated full-time house sitters - 100+ international sits with 5* reviews

London, United Kingdom
77 Reviews

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Reviews (77)

Peter

Well as this was their 100th “sit” I rather thought they’d know the ropes. They did. They are as professional as it gets. They responded quickly to my last

Cirencester, United Kingdom · 02 Sep - 11 Sep 2020
Alexa

We feel like we struck gold when we found Vanessa and Ian to look after our animals and house. They are wonderful people and go above and beyond to make sure

Peacehaven, United Kingdom · 21 Aug - 30 Aug 2020
Nicola

Vanessa and Ian were absolutely fantastic from the start. Communication before the sit was very good and we felt comfortable enough to leave our precious

Rochester, United Kingdom · 08 Aug - 18 Aug 2020
Marie

Vanessa and Ian were just amazing! A gorgeous couple who just slotted into our home and pets lives and when we came back it was as though we hadn’t been gone

Hawkhurst, United Kingdom · 08 Jul - 07 Aug 2020
julie

This is the second time that Vanessa and Ian have house sat for us and they are fantastic. Super nice couple, incredibly easy and professional. They seem

Guildford, United Kingdom · 28 Feb - 15 Mar 2020

References (6)

Kelly

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

About

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE: Over 90 international house-sits, all with 5* reviews (75+ on TrustedHousesitters), animal care including rescue pets and young/old; luxury property care; remote off-grid living; water management, solar, swimming

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

Availability

September 2020
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  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Morocco
  • Netherlands

Profile details

Age
Vanessa 58 and Ian 57
Occupation
Publisher of House Sitting Magazine and Assistant Publisher of House Sitting Magazine
Travelling
With a partner