Alison & Steve

Professional couple who retired early to enjoy life, very experienced home exchangers

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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David
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Alison and Steve house sat for us whilst we were away for a short break. As soon as they arrived we felt comfortable with them as they are good company and

  • fish
Barmouth, United Kingdom · 16 Sep - 22 Sep 2018
Rachel
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Alison and Steve were great. This was the first time we have had cat sitters and we were a little nervous. They immediately put us at ease about leaving our

  • cat
Morpeth, United Kingdom · 03 Aug - 10 Aug 2016
Rick
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Alison and Jerry left our home in superb condition - it was as if we had never left. Everything was in order, everything was impeccably clean. Even the

  • dog
Argelers, France · 23 Oct - 23 Oct 2015

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Allan
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I have known Alison for some 17 years, both as a member of Home Exchange (Scotland) and as a personal friend. During that time, she has exchanged with

House & pet sitting reference · 05 July 2013

About

We both worked in the IT industry for over 30 years before taking early retirement. We are taking the opportunity to travel and see more of the world and generally just enjoying life. We have taken home exchange holidays for over 20 years

Why we want to house sit

Our experience as home exchangers has proven to us that the best way to see other places is to live within a local community and get involved in local life. Now that we have stopped working, house sitting and house-swapping is a natural

Our experience

We are a mature, responsible, couple who own our own properties in Scotland (Edinburgh and Fife) and understand the need for good property care and garden maintenance. We have experience of looking after older properties having lived for

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • poultryPoultry

Availability

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

Preferred countries

  • Antigua And Barbuda
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados

Profile details

Age
Alison 59 and Steve 60
Occupation
Retired IT Consultant and Retired IT Consultant
Travelling
With a partner