Martin

Somerset Couple

Taunton, United Kingdom

Reviews (4)

Brigid

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
Jackie

Martin and Maria cat sat for me whilst I worked away for 3 nights. Before the sitting they got in regular contact via the THS site and we also called one

Saltdean, United Kingdom · 06 Mar - 09 Mar 2019

References (1)

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

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

Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
60
Occupation
English Literature Teacher and Department Head
Travelling
On my own