Melanie & Chris

Reliable, trustworthy and experienced housesitters with great references and repeat

Manchester, United Kingdom

Reviews (45)


Melanie and Chris were great housesitters. Easy to communicate with before, during and after the sit. They were very organised which made our lives easier

Chorlton cum Hardy, United Kingdom · 27 Sep - 12 Oct 2019

Mel and Chris are first class house sitters. They dealt with our old accident prone dog with compassion. We loved the regular updates on how foxy was doing

Didsbury, United Kingdom · 23 Jul - 06 Aug 2019

Another great sit from Mel and Chris. If they weren’t so popular and busy I’d have them every time. Messages and photos of my cat at regular intervals, home

Manchester, United Kingdom · 21 Jun - 07 Jul 2019

Mel and Chris just completed their fourth house sit for me. A wonderful couple who I trust completely to take the best care of my home and my little Persian

Manchester, United Kingdom · 16 Jun - 29 Jun 2019
Lauren & Sophie

If you are lucky enough to receive an application from Mel and Chris -book them immediately! We couldn’t have asked for better sitters. They were only meant

Manchester, United Kingdom · 14 May - 28 May 2019

References (19)


Mel has looked after my house and 4 cats on many occasions when we have been away for a week or more. One of the cats needs daily medication and Mel has

House & pet sitting reference · 30 May 2014


** Please note: we're now fully booked until March 2021, apart from 2 weeks in Feb/March 2020 and 2 weeks in November 2020** Hello - we're Mel and Chris, an animal-loving, friendly, reliable and trustworthy couple in our 40s from the UK

Why we want to house sit

We love housesitting and get a genuine sense of satisfaction in providing a great service to homeowners. As animal lovers, we love spending quality time with animals, and it’s so rewarding to offer peace of mind to owners that both pets

Our experience

We have several years of housesitting experience, both in the UK and overseas, having completed over 90 house sits to date - ranging from long weekends to 4-month stints. From house sits with no animals, to assignments with enough animals

Pet care experience

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


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

Preferred countries

  • France
  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Melanie 45 and Chris 47
Full time Housesitters and / Freelance Communications Consultant and IT Developer
With a partner