Richard & Alexandra

Experienced & responsible couple to house/pet sit in UK & elsewhere

Surbiton, United Kingdom

Reviews (6)

Helen

Richard and Alex house sat for us for 5 weeks whilst we were in Australia. We could not have asked for more, they were fantastic in every way. We have an old

Horsham, United Kingdom · 14 Jan - 18 Feb 2019
anthea

Richard and Alex stayed in our house for two and half weeks and looked after Lily our elderly dog brilliantly. They took her for walks each day and kept us

Guildford, United Kingdom · 03 Feb - 21 Feb 2018
Colin

We approached Richard and Alex during the early part of 2017 with a view to house sitting for us for 8 weeks between the 4th Dec 2017 and 31st Jan 2018.We

Sutton, United Kingdom · 04 Dec 2017 - 31 Jan 2018
Susan

Richard and Alex proved excellent house sitters. They arrived on time and when we came back everything was in pristine order. They seemed to enjoy Eliza and

Berkhamsted, United Kingdom · 24 Jan - 07 Feb 2017
Elaine

We cannot thank Alex and Richard enough in looking after Hugo, our 10 month old flat coat retriever  and Trampy our cat - they did a brilliant job. Alex's

Sidmouth, United Kingdom · 13 Jan - 21 Jan 2017

References (9)

Robert and Anna

We were very confident leaving our house and animals in the care of Richard and Alex

House & pet sitting reference · 22 June 2012

About

Hi, we are Richard and Alexandra, an English couple in our youthful sixties who after long careers in professional occupations, ran a very successful guesthouse in France. We retired at the end of 2017 after many years of welcoming guests

Why we want to house sit

Not being people to sit around, whenever we get the chance we love to travel and experience new places. Home and pet sitting has been the perfect way to do just that. The added bonus is we meet so many interesting people and make lots of

Our experience

Home and pet sitting has been our passion for the last 13 years, with assignments ranging from 2 weeks to almost 2 months. For 3 of these years we regularly worked for a well known pet-sitting agency in the UK although we now find most of

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Poultry

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • France
  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Age
Richard 65+ and Alexandra 64
Occupation
Now retired - previously professional in financial sector and then Guesthouse owner and Now retired - previously professional in financial sector and then Guesthouse owner
Travelling
With a partner