Martin

Nottinghamshire Couple

Newark on Trent, United Kingdom
6 Reviews

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Reviews (6)

Tiggy

Martin and Maria cared wonderfully for our two cats and our home whilst we were away. We came back to find the house spotlessly clean and tidy and received

York, United Kingdom · 03 Apr - 08 Apr 2020
peter

Martin and Maria house sat for us over Christmas 2019 and we found them friendly, caring and attentive. So much so that they kept us advised of the river

Pons, France · 19 Dec 2019 - 02 Jan 2020
breda

Maria and Martin are a delightful couple and I was delighted that they agreed to cat sit for me. They communicated promptly and enthusiastically

Sparkford, United Kingdom · 16 Jul - 30 Jul 2019
Diana

Maria and Martin looked after our cat George ,they were really interested in the best way of doing this and we were very happy to leave him in their care. We

London, United Kingdom · 09 May - 12 May 2019
Harriet

Martin and Maria came to look after my 2 cats while I went away for a week to Tenerife. I felt very happy leaving the cats in their care as I could tell they

Corsham, United Kingdom · 15 Mar - 24 Mar 2019

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Jane

I have known Martin and Maria as close friends for over 5 years. During that time they have lived with and were the main carers for Martin's elderly father

Character reference · 13 January 2019

About

Martin: • British, non-smoker • Retired secondary school teacher and department head • Organised, people-oriented, thorough, very tidy, good problem-solver • Many years experience of living and working in a variety of cultures – South

Why I want to house sit

When it comes to having a stranger in your home to stay, we have walked in your shoes, as my grandmother used to say. Aside from Maria’s experience as a single woman offering B&B in her home, we rented out our own home while living abroad

My experience

For the past ten years, while living with and caring for Martin’s widowed and elderly father in the family home, we gained a wealth of experience in meeting the challenges of maintaining an older house with half an acre of gardens. Mowing

Pet care experience

  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock
  • Small pets

Availability

September 2020
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October 2020
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Preferred countries

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Cyprus
  • Denmark
  • France

Profile details

Age
62
Occupation
English Literature Teacher and Department Head