Rita & Phil

Experienced house-sitters, active magistrate, fantastic references from Registered

Stockport, United Kingdom

Reviews (75)


Rita and Phil are a really lovely couple and we are so glad they came to stay with us. The communication beforehand was brilliant, they are both very

Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom · 11 Oct - 13 Oct 2019

Rita and Phil are very experienced house sitters and I picked them as they have a long list of 5* reviews. I can fully understand why they are in demand as

Eynsford, United Kingdom · 20 Sep - 29 Sep 2019

Phil and Rita have had another of their regular stays with Bailey. The house is always immaculate on our return and they keep us updated on Bailey (and

Harrogate, United Kingdom · 06 Sep - 14 Sep 2019

We were delighted when Phil and Rita could do a short stay as well as three more substantial stints this year. Care of Bailey, our Labrador, is exceptional

Harrogate, United Kingdom · 24 Aug - 27 Aug 2019

Phil arrived with dog treats in his pocket ready to make friends with Ollie and Rory and a bottle of wine for us all to share over dinner, a great start to a

Balquhidder, United Kingdom · 14 Aug - 19 Aug 2019

References (14)

Alex and Carole

Rita and Phil house sat for us for 3weeks earlier this year. We had not previously used house sitters or met them before so, inevitably, were slightly

House & pet sitting reference · 22 June 2012


We are young, active 60+ year olds, non smokers, married for 38 years and took early retirement in 2010. We were considering owning pets again but then had an idea: Having had responsible and demanding jobs, we decided to start the rest of

Why we want to house sit

We have always preferred holidays in country cottages, city apartments and narrow boats rather than hotels. We have easily adapted to our surroundings and have treated the properties as we would our own, leaving them spotless. This led us

Our experience

From early 2010 till present (April 2019) , we have carried out 87 house-sits (some are repeats) and have looked after 72 different dogs, 41 cats, several fish, rabbits, chickens and ducks, including administering tablets and syringes. A

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Small pets


October 2019
November 2019
  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Aland Islands
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua And Barbuda
  • Aruba

Profile details

Rita 65+ and Phil 65+
Magistrate and Retired
With a partner